Council boost funding for Middleton housing project

Leeds City Council has had to top up the budget for its house building project at Throstle Recreation Ground in Middleton according to a report published on Thursday (21 September 2023). The report cites exceptional circumstances including ground conditions, utilities requirements and poor weather conditions. The amount of the uplift

Cockburn John Charles gets Gold!

Cockburn John Charles Academy is celebrating a remarkable achievement as it proudly announces that it has been awarded the prestigious School Games Gold Mark for its outstanding commitment to school sports and physical education. This recognition not only reflects the dedication of the school’s staff and students but also reaffirms

Planning applications 18 September 2023

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 weeks beginning Monday 18 September 2023. Click on the description to see the full application:   Reserved Matters Application for approval of

Dream a little dream of Leeds as Light Night returns

The streets of Leeds will transform into a dazzling dream world next month when the exciting spectacle of Light Night Leeds returns. The two-night cultural event will be back on 12 and 13 October 2023, illuminating some of the city’s most recognisable buildings, streets and spaces with a compelling programme

Beeston bedmaker supports families in need with mattress donations

Family-owned, Beeston-based bedmaker Harrison Spinks has partnered with Leeds-based charity, Zarach, to supply 20 custom-made mattresses each month to support children and families in poverty in local and surrounding areas. The luxury bedmaker is continuing its work with the charity after donating a number of responsibly made mattresses in 2022,