Author: Ed Carlisle

Ed's originally from Sheffield, had the misfortune to grow up down south, but has lived in Leeds since the 90s and Beeston since 2002. He’s involved in various local projects, including: Beeston Festival, the Holbeck viaduct scheme, community hiking and camping events, youth work, local green/growing projects, and South Leeds Life. He dabbles in local politics, and co-runs Leeds-wide charity Together for Peace. He's married with a young family.

Hunslet residents cry foul over planning application

Residents on the Hunslet riverfront are crying foul over a proposed alteration to a planning application – requested by a property developer – which will see them miss out for the second time on having a neighbourhood shop; the deadline to comment on the application is Monday 18 May (2020).

Local care homes rocked by Covid-19 deaths

A Beeston care home – Sunnyview House – has seen seven residents pass away with confirmed Coronavirus (Covid-19), and a further ten have passed away who displayed symptoms but have not been confirmed as Covid-positive. We understand that other local homes are suffering similar circumstances, but details remain unclear. Sunnyview

Housing plan for Hunslet spire unveiled

Hotly-anticipated proposals for a new local housing scheme were unveiled last night (Thursday 5 March 2020) at the Hunslet Carr Residents Association meeting – for the iconic St Mary’s spire site, in the heart of the community. The site – on Church Street, opposite the Penny Hill Centre – has