Month: January 2012

Tell Asda what you think of its new store plans in Beeston

Supermarket giants Asda are encouraging local residents to give their feedback on plans for a new store off Old Lane, Beeston. As previously reported, Asda has submitted plans f0r a 2,000 sq ft store which will create 100 jobs to the rear of the site of its current store which Asda inherited

New South Leeds community news and social media cafe dates

An early heads up! Come and meet the folks behind South Leeds Life blog at our regular community news cafes! The cafes are your chance to tell your stories, let us know what’s going on and – if you’re interested – we can help support you to write your own

Hunslet social enterprise SLATE nets cash boost

A pioneering store in Hunslet that sells affordable furniture to people on low incomes has received a much needed financial boost, thanks to local councillors. Cllr Angela Gabriel (Labour, Beeston & Holbeck) says she is  delighted that her colleagues on the South (Inner) Area Committee have recognised the work that

Slideshow: Secretary of State Chris Huhne visits Beeston’s Greenhouse

[slideshow] A member of the Government has visited Beeston to sample life at a pioneering low carbon development. Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, was at Greenhouse to hear about using renewable technologies to help reduce fuel bills. He also chatted to local residents. Sustainable developers Citu

SPLASH meeting at 7pm on Monday 23 January at Hillside

Residents in Beeston and Holbeck are being urged to attend the next meeting of the SPLASH campaign to reopen South Leeds Sports Centre. SPLASH organisers are encouraging people to attend their next meeting, which will be on Monday, 23 January, at Hillside at 7pm. They’re hoping to build momentum in