Day: 17 March 2021

A positive step towards accessibility at Skelton Grange bridge

The latest meeting to discuss the previously accessibility concerns surrounding Skelton Grange Road bridge was held virtually last Friday (12 March 2021) to explore the preferred options previously identified by stakeholders. As previously reported here and here access along the Trans Pennine cycling Trail is blocked at Skelton Grange Road

Asda stores surprise schools with new laptops

Two Asda stores in South Leeds have each chosen a school in their local area to receive ten laptops as part of the supermarket’s initiative to provide over 7,000 laptops to schools across the UK to help tackle digital exclusion. Asda Beeston nominated Ingram Road Primary School in Holbeck, whilst

Green upgrades for schools, leisure centres and civic buildings

Leeds City Council has secured £25.3 million to decarbonise 38 publicly owned buildings, slashing the city’s carbon emissions by nearly 4,000 tonnes. The work will also help stimulate the local green economy, safeguarding or creating an estimated 338 jobs as part of the coronavirus recovery. Iconic civic buildings, leisure centres,

Pop up vaccination centre for Beeston Hill

NHS Leeds and Leeds City Council are working together to provide a pop up Covid-19 vaccination centre on Maud Avenue in Beeston next week. A section of the road between Building Blocks nursery and Hamara Centre will be closed to traffic and a mobile vaccination minibus will be used to