Day: 8 November 2012

Cockburn’s sports pitch plans approved, despite local concerns

Revised plans for an all-weather artificial sports pitch, changing facilities, eight lighting columns and fencing at Cockburn School in Beeston have been approved in principle by councillors – despite concerns from some local residents. Following local opposition earlier this year Cockburn withdrew its initial plans to revamp its playing fields, which

Beeston Store Wars: Fresh twist in Tesco and Asda planning saga

Councillors sitting on a council plans panel at Leeds Civic Hall this afternoon have gone AGAINST planning officers’ recommendations to refuse plans for new Asda and Tesco stores in Old Lane, Beeston. Members of the south and west plans panel heard that planning officers were recommending that BOTH plans – for

Quick Thinking Hunslet Club Members Call 999

The Hunslet Club would like to say a big well done to three under 13 year old footballers Cameron Hardy and twins Ryan and Kieron Brelsford. These three lads were on their way to evening training when an elderly lady collapsed on the pavement in front of them. They called an

Middleton Asda: Start date is announced at last!

Work is set to start on building the new Middleton Asda in April next year, South Leeds Life can reveal. The development, which will deliver 375 jobs, has been dogged by delays over the years, including wrangles over land ownership, the relocation of existing businesses and the construction of a new access