Day: 19 September 2012

Funding Opportunities For South Leeds Community Groups

Community Groups in South Leeds are reminded that there are funding opportunities for eligible work with upcoming deadlines and information sessions. Firstly, Community First Grants in City & Hunslet Ward… Secondly… The Metcalfe Smith Trust in Leeds was established in 1867 by a Victorian banker and benefactor, John Metcalfe Smith,

Success for Beeston and Holbeck in Bloom groups!

South Leeds is looking ‘Blooming’ good! Both Beeston in Bloom and Holbeck in Bloom groups have scored success in the annual Yorkshire in Bloom competition, with Beeston netting a silver gilt and Holbeck a silver award. The annual competition aims to foster community pride and encourage people to get planting and

South Leeds roundup: Holbeck Police HQ meeting, Cross Keys and Cottingley Springs

Police are holding another public meeting to discuss  work on building the new Holbeck Division Police HQ off Elland Road. Council bosses are to press ahead with controversial proposals to extend Leeds’s Cottingley Springs gipsy and travellers site amid fears they could be creating a ‘ghetto’, reports the YEP. The paper