Day: 5 March 2015

Save Our Beeston letter alleges extremism

The Save Our Beeston (SOB) Campaign has published an open letter to their local councillors raising further concerns with the proposed development of the Ice Pak site by Aspiring Communities. The letter, written by SOB’s honorary secretary Sean Sturman, argues that the group’s current plans will not meet their stated

South Leeds Roundup: Engines; exhibitions and environment

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week with a question. Did you or a member of your family work at Hunslet Engines? If so Middleton Railway want to hear from you as they prepare

Leeds Neighbourhood Approach to Landlord Forum in Holbeck

St. Matthew’s community centre hosted the first landlord forum yesterday evening (4 March 2015) in Holbeck. The hall was encouragingly filled with local landlords from the community to hear words from ward councilors and different services of Housing sector and West Yorkshire Police. Cllr Peter Gruen introduced forum as the

Hilary Benn MP: Where should new houses be built?

It’s a pretty straightforward question, but the answer is sometimes anything but. Leeds City Council has just completed its consultation to identify sites around the city but, perhaps understandably, not everyone is happy. And yet, if we don’t provide homes for our children and grandchildren, neighbours and friends and work