The running of local bus services needs a “democratic kick” to bring them under greater control of the communities they serve, says a South Leeds Councillor. Councillor Paul Truswell (Labour Middleton and Belle Isle), chairs the Infrastructure and Investment Scrutiny Board that conducted an investigation into bus services last year.
Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum recently heard updates from developers about four major schemes including the iconic Grade I listed Temple Works. The Forum, which is open to residents and businesses and will discuss all new planning applications now the Neighbourhood Plan has been approved in last week’s referendum, met at St
Leeds City Council is encouraging people across Leeds, who are eligible, to take up the opportunity to receive their free NHS health check. In Leeds, there are over 200,000 people aged between 40 -74 without a pre-existing cardiovascular condition who are eligible to receive one. While uptake of the NHS
The timetable for the local elections has been announced. On Thursday 3 May, we will elect Councillors to Leeds City Council. Because there have been boundary changes to the wards, we will elect all 99 members of the council this year. With three councillors in each ward, that means we
I visited Middleton Elderly Aid’s social centre to find out what the services they provide – meals, activities, trips, information and advice – mean to the people who use them. Rene Moore tells me she didn’t have anywhere to go until she found Middleton Elderly Aid (MEA). “I was sat