Life little stories for Leeds

Collaboration brings children’s theatre back to Leeds with day of socially distanced shows Leeds theatre-makers tutti frutti, Wrongsemble, Unlimited Theatre, 154 Collective, Blah Blah Blahs, Alive & Kicking, Interplay, Fidget Theatre and Slung Low have joined forces to bring theatre back to children in the city, delighting them with a live experience on their doorstep.

Two more South Leeds schools join School Streets scheme

Two more South Leeds primary schools have been included in the second phase of the School Streets programme, restricting traffic on designated roads around the start and end of the school day. Hugh Gaitskell in Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s are amongst eight schools in phase two and will join

Beeston Councillor leads pension fossil fuels divestment drive

On Thursday 31 July councillors on West Yorkshire Pension Fund’s Joint Advisory Group (JAG) took the unexpected step of voting against the proposed WYPF Funding Strategy Statement. WYPF manages the pensions of local government workers in the five West Yorkshire Councils. The Statement was rejected by a majority of councillors

Walking one million steps across Leeds to support hospice

Team members from five funeral homes in Leeds are walking one million steps to raise hundreds of pounds to support people with life-limiting illnesses. The funeral teams from Wm. Dodgson & Son Funeral Services, which has branches in Middleton, Harehills, Halton, Moortown and Kippax will collectively combine their steps throughout

Holbeck shop’s alcohol licence opposed on public health grounds

The license application from Grocery Store on Domestic Street in Holbeck will be decided by Councillors sitting on the Licensing Sub-Committee on Friday (7 August 2020). The Council’s public health team are opposing the application on the grounds that the area has one of the highest scores in their potential