Month: August 2019

New powers granted to stop car meets on Lowfields Road

Additional powers have been granted to Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police to tackle a range of anti-social behaviour problems being created by unlicensed ‘car meet’ events on a south Leeds road. In what is the first closure of this type to be granted in Leeds to tackle this

Meet South Leeds’ first climate change teacher

What do you do when a knee operation keeps you off work? If you’re teacher Matt Keddie you find an online training course and get accredited as South Leeds’ first United Nations Climate Change teacher. Rising global temperatures are leading to more extreme weather events – heat waves and droughts,

Fracking waste water discharged into the River Aire

Toxic waste fluid from the UK’s only functioning fracking site in Lancashire was (and quite possibly still is) being brought to a local Leeds waste treatment plant, and the residue later discharged into the south Leeds water system with only limited safety tests, campaigners have discovered. FCC Environment run a

Kalvin Phillips drops in to Beeston Juniors (again)

Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips made a surprise visit to the Beeston Juniors Football Club’s Skills camp on 6 August 2019. The two day camp, which attracted over 40 youngsters, was run by Leeds United’s Foundation who linked up with a number of different grassroots clubs to provide educational football