Month: October 2022

Hamara increases funding drive to transform Old Cockburn Sports Hall

Hamara Healthy Living Centre has launched a buy-a-brick campaign as part of its plans to raise funds to redevelop the Old Cockburn Sports Hall in Hunslet Moor. Hamara took over the hall in 2016 and have developed plans to recreate it as The Cockburn Centre, which will be an innovative,

Meeting to discuss crime and policing in LS11

The Deputy Mayor of West Yorkshire for Crime and Policing Alison Lowe OBE and Chief Superintendent Dodds, the Leeds District Commander, will be holding a public meeting at Hamara Healthy Living Centre on Thursday (3 November 2022) at 6pm to discuss policing issues with local people from LS11. The meeting

£270 million investment in Leeds transport network completed

Connecting Leeds work to transform transport and travel around Leeds following completion of the unprecedented £270 million Leeds Transport Investment Programme. After the start of the programme in 2018, the vision for Connecting Leeds was to deliver a transformational change in the transport network and connectivity across Leeds and the

The Escapologist at White Rose opens chilling new horror room

Immersive entertainment specialist The Escapologist has launched a brand-new escape room at White Rose Shopping Centre just in time for Halloween: The Butchering. The Butchering sees visitors trapped in a strange place, unimagined in even the worst nightmares, where things become very gory, very quickly. The room has an age

Police and partners crack down on anti-social motorbikes

Efforts to tackle motorbike-related crime and anti-social behaviour in Leeds have stepped up gear with extra funding and targeted operations by police and partner agencies. Stolen motorbikes, quad bikes, and electric motorbikes have regularly featured in incidents of crime and anti-social behaviour across Leeds and have been involved in several