Month: June 2013

Skelton Grange branches out with new summer play schemes for kids!

Skelton Grange Environment Centre in Stourton is to host a number of new and exciting ways for kids to get out and about over the summer. Each new session is aimed at getting children off the sofa and into the fresh air – to explore nature, to play games, to

Holbeck Neighbourhood Planners learn lessons from Chapeltown

  About 30 people attended Saturday’s Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum at St Matthew’s Community Centre. Some of the members of the Forum had spent the morning on a visit to Chapeltown and the first part of the meeting saw a discussion on lessons to learn from that area. A common view

Plans for Ice Pak site debated by Councillors

  Aspiring Communities are proposing to redevelop the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road in Beeston to create a multi-faith community centre. On Thursday they made a Pre-application Presentation to the Council’s Plans Panel (South and West).   In their presentation, Aspiring Communities stressed their aim was to bring communities

Asda get go ahead in Beeston and promise start in Middleton

  Councillors agreed to the recommendations of planning officers and gave Asda planning permission for their store on Old Lane, Beeston this afternoon. The Council’s Plans Panel (South and West) also agreed with officers in rejecting Tesco permission to build a store next door to Asda on the former jam