Month: March 2019

Mrs. Beeston’s Cookbook

It is often said that the best food in Beeston is the food which is cooked at home – a hidden wealth and treasure conjured daily behind closed doors, but hinted at by the amazing smells which fill the traditional terraced streets. Mrs. Beeston’s Cook Book project sets out to

College tutor gains first-of-its-kind roofing award

A Leeds roofing tutor has been awarded an ‘Excellence in Teaching’ medal from the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers, the first time the accolade has ever been presented. Chris Messenger, a lecturer in roof slating and tiling at Leeds College of Building in Hunslet, was invited to the prestigious

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Recruitment Day

Have you ever thought about working for your local ambulance service? If so, this event is for you. PATH Yorkshire has been working to provide opportunities for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people for over thirty years. We help people to develop their potential through quality vocational training, education

What’s being done to stop missed bin collections?

For many years, missed bin collections on some of the terrace streets on Beeston Hill and elsewhere has been an ongoing issue. There are three main reasons driving most of these missed collections: Population growth has increased the amount of waste produced Cars parked on street entry points, blocking access

River Aire rising – but Hunslet riverside not hit too hard

Today’s heavy rainfall (Saturday 16 March 2019) in Leeds and across the region saw the River Aire full to the brim in Leeds city centre and along the Hunslet riverfront – but the communities along the river escaped serious flooding. From 2.30pm onwards, the river was recorded to be outside