I’m an optimist, so believe that everyone is, essentially, brilliant. But I’m also forced to admit that quite a lot of people try to get away with what they can, when they can. Because of this, our communities here in south Leeds sometimes (or often?) get a raw deal. Several
Leeds City College’s Printworks Campus on Hunslet Road was damaged by a fire overnight (7 December 2022). The alarm was raised just after midnight and the fire was located in a plant room by the first crews on site from Hunslet Fire Station. At the height of the fire eight
A Beeston man who subjected a young girl to a catalogue of rape and sexual abuse has been jailed for 25 years following an investigation by specialist safeguarding officers. Carl Purdy was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court this week following a detailed and comprehensive investigation by Leeds District Safeguarding Unit.
Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation (BITMO), which manages council housing in Belle Isle, has changed the opening hours of its GATE Centre as of 1 December 2022. BITMO’s GATE new opening times are: Mondays 9am–1pm Tuesdays 1pm–7pm Wednesdays 9am–1pm Thursdays 1–7pm Fridays 9am–1pm This means the centre is open for