Day: October 14, 2015

Updated: Cockburn set to become an academy

Cockburn School is consulting on whether to convert to become an Academy. Academies are state schools, centrally funded by the government and outside the control of the local authority. The school has received an Academy Order from the Department of Education which means the school can convert if the governing

South Leeds Roundup: Lights, lions and literacy

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 in town at Light Night last Friday, where the Hunslet Club dancers performed outside the Town Hall. Beeston blogger Mike Wallis has been running again. And wearing

Help through the benefit changes

A series of events to support people facing changes in benefits or finding work are taking place across South Leeds starting next Friday (23 October 2015) in Cottingley. The events are being staged by the Inner South Community Committee and will bring together agencies that can offer advice on benefits,