Post Tagged with: “Headingley”

Headingley Club in appeal after struggling to attract customers

Headingley Club in appeal after struggling to attract customers

By Jack Walker The Headingley Club on St. Michael’s Road, has issued an appeal on Twitter after seeing a low number of customers pass through its doors recently. The club, which used to be members only and is now open to the public, is running promotions such as free snooker after 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Elaine Boothman, bar staff […]

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Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics at Headingley shortlisted for BBC’s Sporting Moment of the Year

Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics at Headingley shortlisted for BBC’s Sporting Moment of the Year

By Jamie Heron A local sports journalist has claimed that Ben Stokes’ heroic innings in the third test of The Ashes at Headingley Stadium this summer has re-ignited the life of cricket in Yorkshire. Soon to play for the Yorkshire-based Northern Superchargers, Ben Stokes’ legendary performance has been shortlisted for BBC Sport’s Moment of the Year. Will Ford, a journalist […]

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The Big Sleep: Leeds fundraisers brave a cold night at Headingley Stadium to support charities

The Big Sleep: Leeds fundraisers brave a cold night at Headingley Stadium to support charities

By Richard Liddle Nearly 250 fundraisers slept outside at the Emerald Headingley Stadium last night to raise money for Leeds charities helping homeless and vulnerable people. The Big Sleep is a shared event between St. George’s Crypt, St. Gemma’s Hospice and the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, with the proceeds split equally between the three. This is the third year the event […]

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Leeds: Deadline for Woodhouse Ridge planning comments draws near

Leeds: Deadline for Woodhouse Ridge planning comments draws near

A CGI image created by Addison Planning showing the proposed development at Woodhouse Ridge. The existing care home can be seen on the left. By Jack Walker Leeds City Council has extended the deadline for members of the public to submit their objections to the planned development on Woodhouse Ridge. Objections were opened in September, and the public now has […]

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Leeds City Council proposes to ban street partying in Headingley and Hyde Park

Leeds City Council proposes to ban street partying in Headingley and Hyde Park

By Joseph Greenough Leeds City Council has launched proposals to ban street partying in the city’s two main student areas, Headingley and Hyde Park. The Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) would make “engaging, promoting, encouraging, or assisting in carrying out a street party” a criminal offence in the proposed area. The proposals would bring in stricter controls and extend the […]

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Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

by Abbey Maclure Headingley market has been nominated for the Farm Retail Association’s (FARMA) Best Farmers’ Market of the Year award. Winners will be announced on 26 February at the FARMA annual conference. We visited the market to find out more:

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Headingley Stadium taking shape as south stand opens

Headingley Stadium taking shape as south stand opens

By Tom Clayton HEADINGLEY Stadium’s new south stand was officially opened on Sunday with round five of rugby union’s Greene King IPA Championship. Leeds’ professional rugby union side Yorkshire Carnegie were hosts to Bedford Blues as the new stand opened with brand new press and media facilities, as well as new seating in the upper tier. The work, undertaken by […]

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Folk band Whitney Gin rocks Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre for Crohn’s and colitis charity

Folk band Whitney Gin rocks Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre for Crohn’s and colitis charity

By Jazmine Ella Blackah A folk band took to the stage at Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre to raise money for sufferers of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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New Years Resolutions 2018

New Years Resolutions 2018

Every year, thousands of people all over the world make New Years resolutions. The people of Yorkshire tend to focus their resolutions on living a healthier lifestyle. Monika Parnarauskaite reports:

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X Factor winner Sam Bailey speaks of starring role in Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends as show closes in Leeds

Sam Bailey plays Betty Simpson in Fat Friends the Musical.

By Tamika McCrory X FACTOR winner Sam Bailey has hailed scriptwriter Kay Mellor a national treasure as Fat Friends the Musical ends its successful run in Leeds.

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