Cottingley

Listening to the community

Listening to the community

South Leeds elected three new Councillors in the local elections on 3 May 2018. We asked them to tell us what the experience was like, here is Gohar Almass, Councillor for Beeston & Holbeck Ward. I agree with Martin Luther King Jr when he said, “ Our lives begin to end the day we become […]

Busier than it’s possible to be

Busier than it’s possible to be

South Leeds elected three new Councillors in the local elections on 3 May 2018. We asked them to tell us what the experience was like, here is Andrew Scopes, Councillor for Beeston & Holbeck Ward. As a new Councillor, I want to say thank you so much to those who voted for me, and to […]

Beeston to host local election hustings

Beeston to host local election hustings

Beeston Community Forum has organised an election hustings for Beeston & Holbeck Ward to take place on Wednesday 25 April 2018 at the Old White Hart function room starting at 7:30pm. The meeting will give voters the chance to hear from candidates standing in the Leeds City Council elections that take place on Thursday 3 […]

Changes to the Armley Gyratory system

Changes to the Armley Gyratory system

Whilst the Armley Gyratory system is not in LS11, it affects many of us and Leeds City Council are consulting on changes to the junction aimed at improving traffic flows. Those travelling to the north of the city centre and beyond from Beeston and Cottingley will be familiar  with the A643 ‘Ingram Distributor’. This is […]

By February 23, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Friends of Cottingley Community Centre

Friends of Cottingley Community Centre

The next entry for the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards is the Friends of Cottingley Community Centre. For details of how YOUR community group can enter please click here. The deadline for entries is Wednesday 28 February 2018. In 2016 a group of ladies decided to voluntarily create a group to help build up the […]

Kidz ‘n’ Co: Everyone is understood, included and accepted

Kidz ‘n’ Co: Everyone is understood, included and accepted

Our next entry for the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards has been submitted by Kidz ‘n’ Co. For details of how YOUR community group can enter please click here. At Kidz ‘n’ Co. our ethos is: “Everyone is understood, included and accepted.” We provide a safe, non-judgemental place for young people with additional needs to […]

Labour’s new team for Beeston, Holbeck and Cottingley

Labour’s new team for Beeston, Holbeck and Cottingley

Labour’s team of local councillors has been stable for a number of years. However, with both Adam Ogilvie and David Congreve stepping down at the end of this term, the Labour Party has selected new candidates.  At the elections in May you will be able to elect the three people that you want to represent […]

Christmas Holidays Out of Hours and other useful numbers

Christmas Holidays Out of Hours and other useful numbers

Christmas Holidays Out of Hours and other useful numbers. Customers with hearing or speech impairment can e mail lccoutofhours@leeds.gov.uk Hopefully won’t be needed. Gas National Grid 0800 111 999 Water Yorkshire Water 0845 124 2424 Electricity Northern Power Grid 0800 375 675 Police 101 or 999 Medical Advice 111 Adult Social Care 07712 106378 Noise […]

By December 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
LS11 RTO Housing Scheme 2017- 2018

LS11 RTO Housing Scheme 2017- 2018

STORM Community Projects LS11 A new local committee is forming with the goal of improving home ownership, quality affordable housing and better community cohesion in the LS11 area. The LS11 RTO Housing Scheme is working with The National CLT Network and other organizations to achieve its goals. The scheme is being established as a community-led initiative […]

Cineworld and IMAX open at White Rose

Cineworld and IMAX open at White Rose

Cineworld and IMAX has now opened at the Leeds White Rose Centre with its spectacular 11 state-of-the-art screen cinema. An invitation to the launch on Thursday (16 November 2017) a day before the doors opened to the public was the screening of Justice League. As a community reporter for South Leeds Life, I was one of […]

By November 17, 2017 5 Comments Read More →