Beeston

New ‘junk’ food scheme pilots in Beeston this summer: sign up now!

New ‘junk’ food scheme pilots in Beeston this summer: sign up now!

A pioneering Leeds charity are piloting a new ‘freegan’ food scheme in Beeston this summer. The project will enable local people to get a weekly box of good quality ‘junk’ food that would otherwise have been binned, delivered into the community – and there’s still time to sign up, just! The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) […]

Rounders group host Family Fun Day

Rounders group host Family Fun Day

Middleton Park All-Rounders, the women’s rounders club that plays at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club are holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday (22 July 2018). The event runs from 1-4pm at Hunslet Nelson’s ground on Gipsy Lane in Beeston (opposite Cockburn School) and will include a bouncy castle, children’s games, stalls, refreshments as well as […]

Love Your South Leeds Parks

Love Your South Leeds Parks

This is Love Parks Week are Leeds City Council are celebrating having seven parks meeting the prestigious Green Flag standard including Middleton Park. With the warm weather there’s never been a better time to get out and enjoy your local park. This weekend will see The Friends of Middleton Park’s annual Rock and Folk festival […]

Schools music project in line for national award

Schools music project in line for national award

In Harmony Opera North has been named as a finalist in The National Lottery Awards 2018 with the chance of winning £5,000 to benefit children locally and to share more widely the advantages learning a musical instrument can bring to young people from all backgrounds. But they need your help as the awards are voted […]

Slideshow: Beeston Festival 2018

Slideshow: Beeston Festival 2018

Thousands of festival goers flocked to Cross Flatts Park yesterday (14 July 2018) to enjoy the 24th Beeston Festival. Crowds enjoyed animals, food, poetry, music, games and much more on a gloriously sunny afternoon. We have a selection of photos and social media feedback from Twitter. Photos by Paul Bullivant Beeston Festival 2018 – Curated […]

Planning applications 9 July 2018

Planning applications 9 July 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 9 July 2018:   Alterations including first floor side extension and new bay window to first floor  100 Southleigh Road Beeston Leeds LS11 5SG Ref. […]

Fun in the sun promised at Beeston Festival

Fun in the sun promised at Beeston Festival

Organisers of this year’s Beeston Festival are very excited as the big day approaches, promising even more of the attractions that are so popular. The Festival takes place as usual in Cross Flatts Park on Saturday (14 July 2018) from 12-5pm. As well as live music, children’s activities, sports and the fun fair there will […]

Summer Music Camps in Beeston

Summer Music Camps in Beeston

The Beeston-based Leeds Music Academy will be running four week-long music camps for children and young people in August. The Leeds Music Academy opened on 1 April 2017 and has met and taught hundreds of students since then, but these will be their first ever summer camps. To celebrate that fact they are offering a […]

Consultation continues on bus lanes and Elland Road Park & Ride extension

Consultation continues on bus lanes and Elland Road Park & Ride extension

Plans have been published to increase the capacity of the Elland Road Park & Ride scheme from its current 800 cars to 1,350. The expansion would use the land between the football stadium and the M621 motorway. Buses would also use a one way circulation making use of the football bus gate off the Junction […]

Summer fair at St Francis

Summer fair at St Francis

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School in Beeston is holding its summer fair on Sunday (8 July 2018) from 12-3pm. Join the fun for Barbecue Inflatables Raffles Tombola Face painter Reetwirlers majorettes performing And lots of different business and bric a brac stalls. Hunslet Fire Brigade will also be attending. Entry is £1 which […]