Month: August 2012

Middleton speeding discussed at New Forest Village residents’ meeting

Local residents attended the latest New Forest Village community meeting in Middleton held at the St George’s Centre. The residents raised three main points during the meeting: 1)  Speeding and dangerous driving on New Forest Way; residents reported that this occurs at all times of day but mainly on an evening from 5pm

Holbeck: Get to know your PCSO – Claire Leech

In the first of a series of articles, we introduce you to your local Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). They are members of support staff employed, directed and managed by their Police Force who work to complement and support regular police officers, providing a visible and accessible uniformed presence to improve

Research aims to give a ‘voice’ to those affected by welfare reform

Leeds Federated Housing Association, which has 4,000 homes across Leeds and Harrogate including about 1,000 in South Leeds, is taking part in a research project to explore the effects of welfare reform. The housing association is working with Ruth Patrick, a doctoral researcher in the School of Sociology and Social

Reminder: Community First Grants Available For South Leeds Groups

Dont forget that there are grants of up to £2000 available for community groups in South Leeds thanks to Community First, with decisions made by local panels. The next deadline for the City & Hunslet Ward is September 3rd. Take a look at the information at the link below to

South Leeds Sports Centre should be our Olympic Gold – open letter

Below is an open letter to Keith Wakefield and local South Leeds councillors that has been sent by Sally Cieslik on behalf of SPLASH (Save our PooL And Sports Hall): South Leeds Sports Centre should be our Olympic Gold.    Olympic medal and torch fever that has reigned over us all