Month: January 2024

New Bewerley celebrates diversity through art

New Bewerley Community School in Beeston has retained strong links with The World Reimagined (TWR) after winning the prized TWR Bursary sponsored by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The school was fortunate to welcome two artists in residence into the school: Sarah Jane Mason and Ladel Bryant to teach and promote

Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns to showcase opportunities

The Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns to the Leeds first direct arena next week, showcasing apprenticeship opportunities across the city. The free-to-attend event, running from 1-7pm on Monday (5 February 2024), will feature over 100 exhibitors and employers offering apprenticeship information, advice, and live vacancies. Visitors will have the opportunity

Five jailed after Beeston turf war gunfire leads to ‘secret’ safe

A secret safe containing nearly £1 million in cash was uncovered at a house in Beeston after a gun was fired at the address during a drugs turf war. Drug dealer Damien Ali was charged with concealing criminal property after the huge haul of cash was found at his address

Girls in pole position at Discover Your Drive Day

In February Half Term TeamSport Leeds, an indoor karting track on South Accommodation Road, will host a Discover Your Drive Day: a fun and engaging first experience of karting for girls aged 8-12 years. Discover Your Drive Karting UK is a national programme acting as a gateway to motorsport, making

Knife Angel starts conversations about knife crime in Leeds

The touring Knife Angel sculpture is coming to Leeds in February, to send a powerful message and spark conversations about knife crime in the city. It will be placed outside the Royal Armouries Museum as part of an intensification month on knife crime which launches on Thursday (1 February 2024).