Day: 21 December 2018

Holly Bazaar raises Christmas spirits and playground funds

St. Francis Primary School in Beeston unwrapped its first vintage ‘Holly Bazaar’ on Thursday (20 December 2018). The school celebrated the end of term, the festive season and the community it serves by throwing a traditional and merry bazaar to raise much needed funds for school playground improvements. Two hundred

Supporting the Beeston boy with the bowel transplant in Birmingham

The family of four-year-old Patrick Askham are fundraising to help meet the cost of supporting him in Birmingham Children’s Hospital following a bowel transplant operation. Patrick was born with an Omphalocelepart and part his intestine outside his body and has had repeated surgery as well as a stoma. In April

New Middleton retail park set for green light

Plans for a £15 million retail park in Middleton have moved a step closer to reality after councillors insisted that the scheme be approved. Meeting yesterday (20 December 2018) members of the South & West Plans Panel said they wanted to approve the proposals, which would create 140 jobs –