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Help for young people to Go Higher

Help for young people to Go Higher

Go Higher West Yorkshire, who support secondary schools and colleges raise students’ aspirations towards Higher Education has organised a support session for young people applying to university from the South Leeds area. They will be providing free and impartial UCAS personal statement support and careers advice for Year 13 students at The Point Job Shop […]

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HEA is not just for older people in Holbeck

HEA is not just for older people in Holbeck

Holbeck Elderly Aid signalled that it is considering changing its name as it broadens its scope to work with people of all ages. The charity’s Chair, John England, was speaking at the Annual General Meeting, held last Friday (12 October 2018) at St Matthew’s Community Centre. He explained that they have attracted many more people, […]

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UTC Leeds open evening for next generation of engineering talent

UTC Leeds open evening for next generation of engineering talent

Young people and their families are invited to a UTC Leeds open evening this week to find out how the technical school trains the next generation of talent. UTC Leeds specialises in advanced engineering and manufacturing and plays a key role as a talent pipeline meeting the skills needs of regional employers. At the UTC, […]

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Pupils learn about planes with Jet2 at Hugh Gaitskell

Pupils learn about planes with Jet2 at Hugh Gaitskell

Staff from Leeds-based airline Jet2 flew into Beeston’s Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to help Year 2 pupils with their current topic ‘Come Fly With Me.’ The children have been learning about the history of flight and how aeroplanes have developed over the decades. Two pilots: Captain Stephen Wakeham and Senior First Officer Liam Garside; and […]

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Identity of pedestrian killed in Hunslet crash revealed

Identity of pedestrian killed in Hunslet crash revealed

Police have released the identity of a man who was killed in a road traffic collision in Hunslet as officers continue to appeal for information. Stephen James Linley, aged 33, from Leeds, died at the scene of the collision, which occurred in Black Bull Street near the junction with Armouries Way at about 9.40pm on […]

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First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

Year 11 students at Cockburn John Charles Academy were recently invited to submit applications to join a new group of Student Ambassadors. All prospective candidates underwent a rigorous selection process, including interviews with the senior leadership team to outline their vision for the future of education within the Academy and the impact they intended to […]

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Humans of Holbeck – A collaborative venture

Humans of Holbeck – A collaborative venture

The people of Holbeck basked in the limelight of the Northern Monk Brewery event space in the Old Flax Mill to showcase a collection of photographs on Friday evening (12 October 2018). The project called ‘This is our Home’ which has helped produce a 2019 calendar, took place over several months within Holbeck and was a […]

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Suffragettes at Beeston Library

Suffragettes at Beeston Library

An exhibition, currently at Beeston Library, tells the story of the campaigners who won votes for (some) women one hundred years ago. The Vote before the Vote exhibition tells the story of the long 19th century march towards full Parliamentary franchise, and the Leeds women who kept pushing and fighting for the vote. As the […]

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Hate Crime Awareness Week

Hate Crime Awareness Week

This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018, 13-20 October 2018. So in Leeds you need to start thinking about what you will do to support the week this year! As part of the official launch held in Leeds on Friday, Cllr Debra Coupar, executive member for communities and Paul Money, chief officer of […]

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Planning applications 8 October 2018

Planning applications 8 October 2018

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 8 October 2018:   Change of use of offices (B1) to 45 residential units (C3)  Fairway Court 171 Elland Road Beeston Leeds LS11 8BU Ref. […]

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