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Holt Park Leisure Centre Shuts Down

December 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Community News

by Joel Beaumont Holt Park Leisure Centre is set to close its doors for the final time this month. On 22nd December the leisure centre will cease operating in line with the planned opening of the brand new, state of the art, Holt Park Active in Autumn 2013. Classes and sessions that run at Holt […]

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Keeping Warm This Winter

December 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Community News

Winter is upon us and keeping warm is essential, especially for the elderly. Cold weather was linked to the deaths of 24,000 people last year in England and Wales, according to the office of National Statistics, with nearly 20,000 among people aged over 75. South Leeds Community Radio in association with Leeds City Council have […]

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Children’s Laureate Visits Holt Park

November 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Community News

by Joel Beaumont Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo entertained over 250 children on her visit to Holt Park Library and Ralph Thoresby School. The current Children’s Laureate, who has penned over 150 books, was in Leeds as part of her UK tour of libraries. In partnership with Holt Park Library, Ralph Thoresby High School […]

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Leeds North West MP – UK’s Most Expensive

October 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Community News

by Joel Beaumont Local MP Greg Mulholland has been declared the most expensive politician in the country. Figures from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) show during the 2011/12 term the Liberal Democrat claimed expenses of over £185,000 to cover the cost of his office and payroll. Combined with his Parliamentary salary Mr Mulholland cost […]

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150,000 Lives Endangered In Our Area With Cuts To Fire Fighting Budget

September 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Community News

By Joel Beaumont Cuts to the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority’s budget are set to have wide ranging effects across the county including here in Holt Park. Cookridge Fire Station is set to be merged with Moortown Fire Station to form a brand new station under the proposals by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue […]

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