Beeston snooker hall told to close its doors

A snooker hall that sprung up in Beeston has been served with an enforcement notice by Leeds City Council. The Cuedos snooker hall is located on Dewsbury Road near the Tommy Wass junction, in the former Sugar Refinery building. The owners have not applied for planning permission to change the

Archaeologists uncover the crucible of the Industrial Revolution

If you’ve been along Water Lane in Holbeck recently you will have seen the earth movers and other machines preparing sites for new building. But did you know that they are also uncovering Holbeck’s industrial heritage? Whilst much of the history of this area was known before the diggers arrived,

Duke Of York gives pantomime its second award

On Wednesday 3 April 2019 four members of Beeston’s St Andrew’s Pantomime Group, Jane Ramsey, Simon Forster, Andrew Coffey and Ian Ferguson, attended the Awards Ceremony at Catterick Camp in North Yorkshire to collect their Duke of York’s Community Initiative Award from the Duke himself. It’s the second time that

Watch out, there’s a Speed Gun about

Police in Middleton and Belle Isle are clamping down on speeding drivers, thanks to support from local Councillors. Middleton Park Ward Councillors Paul Truswell, Judith Blake and Kim Groves have provided funding for their local Neighbourhood Police Team to undertake training on hand-held Pro Laser speed guns. In the initial

Refurbished hall dedicated to community stalwart

Manorfield Hall Community Centre held a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the refurbishment of the hall and kitchen last Thursday (11 April 2019). The hall has been named in honour of community stalwart Geoff Byers, who died in January this year, in recognition of his dedication and unstinting work for