Meet Middleton Park’s ‘Writer In Residence’

Middleton Park is now the proud host of its very own writer in residence and he’s running workshops this Saturday (19 October 2019). Richard Smyth is an award-winning nature writer and journalist who’s credentials include writing for the Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement and setting questions for BBC’s Mastermind. Richard’s

New river footbridge in Hunslet opens

River Aire bridge completes providing key link to city centre for growing community at Climate Innovation District in Hunslet Sustainable urban developer Citu hosted a special event on Friday (11 October 2019) to mark the completion of a £1.5m pedestrian bridge at its Climate Innovation District in Leeds. The eye-catching

Storybook warns children about dangers of loan sharks

A new book which aims to warn children, and their parents, about the dangers of loan sharks was launched on Friday (11 October 2019) at New Bewerley Community School in Beeston. As we reported last December, Leeds City Council’s Dewsbury Road Community Hub was awarded a grant by the England

Gambian Councillor meets Leeds Lord Mayor

On Monday 16 September, a Councillor from The Gambia met the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, at the Civic Hall. Councillor Sainey Kanuteh from Basse Area council was welcomed by Councillor Mohammad Iqbal (Hunslet & Riverside Ward) who led the delegation including Assan Jaiteh, Ajie Fatou Jeng Secka