Archives for the ‘Community’ Category

Kirkstall Festival – Sat 11 July 15, 11am – 5pm

By • Jul 9th, 2015 • Category: Community, Entertainment & events

The 2015 Kirkstall Festival will take place on Saturday 11th July in the picturesque grounds of the 12th Century Kirkstall Abbey. The Festival is probably the largest community festival in Leeds run entirely by volunteers. Last year attracted around 25,000 people. It is not a Rock Festival, or a County Show, but an event that [...]



Get back on your bike!

By • Feb 20th, 2015 • Category: Community

go:cycling offer a range of FREE cycling services for adults who live, work and study in West Yorkshire including: – One to one and group cycle training. – Basic bike maintenance training. – Guided bike rides. Visit www.wygocycling.com Adult Cycle Training For adults with any level of cycling ability on a one-to-one basis or in [...]



Does Headingley Need a Listed Building to be Turned into Another Pub?

By • Jan 22nd, 2015 • Category: Community

Pub chain Wetherspoons have purchased the Grade II listed Elinor Lupton Centre on Headingley Lane. Previously a theatre and music centre, the centre has been empty since the old Leeds Girls High school closed. Furious campaigners in Leeds staged a protest against a bid by JD Witherspoon to turn the Grade II listed building into [...]



Charity Coffee Morning – 9th December

By • Dec 2nd, 2014 • Category: Community

Tuesday 9th December, 11am Munch Cafe, Headingley 11am – 1pm Leeds Beckett Netball Club (Formerly Leeds Metropolitan) are getting together with local cafe Munch to hold a charity coffee morning in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care and will be selling tea, coffee and having a raffle-all proceeds will go to charity. £1 Raffle



Headingley Neighbourhood Plan

By • Sep 9th, 2014 • Category: Community

Headingley neighbourhood Plan aims to promote and improve the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of Headingley. A questionnaire on different aspects of Headingley Neighbourhood has been prepared, and this is available in a printed version, as an email, and on the website. The Beckett’s Park RA, the Granbys Group, Headingley Network and the Turnways RA, [...]



The Magical Circus Wonderland is coming to Woodhouse Moor!

By • May 19th, 2014 • Category: Community, Entertainment & events

Wednesday 28th May – Sunday 1st June 2014 Great Britain’s most magical circus is coming to Woodhouse Moor, Leeds for one week only! Box office open on site from Tuesday 27th May 9am to 8pm. Telephone Hotline: 07531 612240 or visit www.circuswonderland.co.uk All seats £8 for children and £10 for adults. Book early to avoid [...]



Cycling: A vision for Leeds

By • Apr 10th, 2014 • Category: Community

Making cycling a more attractive option. Leeds Cycling Campaign have a vision to make cycling a key part of the future transport in Leeds and surrounding areas. A vision for Leeds’ sets the scene 30 years from now, with the city transformed into a cycle-friendly environment where anyone can cycle in and around Leeds and [...]



DEBRA Charity Shop celebrates its first year in Headinlgey

By • Mar 28th, 2014 • Category: Community

The DEBRA Charity Shop at 33 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3AA has just celebrated its first successful year of operation. DEBRA is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) – a painful genetic condition which causes the skin to blister and shear at the slightest friction, or even [...]



The NGT Trolleybus Scheme: Public Enquiry Date Fixed

By • Mar 28th, 2014 • Category: Community

Tuesday 29th April marks the start of the public enquiry into what is now being referred to as the Leeds Trolley Vehicle System Order – the NGT Trolleybus Scheme. Some local Residents’ Associations and Businesses have serious misgivings about the proposals and claim that the benefits of the NGT outweigh the damage that it does [...]



Headingley Hall – A care facility with character and a wide choice of luxury accommodation.

By • Mar 28th, 2014 • Category: Community

Headingley Hall Care Home is located in a peaceful and secluded area and provides a range of services and accommodation, from luxury apartments for independent living to residential and respite care in the care home. Award winning gardens Tranquil and secluded, Headingley Hall sits in its own beautifully landscaped grounds and has a refined ambience [...]



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