Author: Imran Marashli

England honours for Hunslet Club boxers

Four Hunslet Club boxers – Ivan Hope Price, Ellis Price, Abby Briggs and Kayla Holdsworth – have been selected to represent England in 2019/20. Of the three categories within each age group, the Price brothers are both part of the top-level ‘Excel’ phase, which comes before the Challenge and Discovery

Work starts on new affordable housing in Middleton

Construction of an 18-home development in Middleton by the housing association Leeds Federated has begun. Work on the site at the junction of Acre Road and Sissons Lane formally got underway as Middleton Park councillors Judith Blake and Paul Truswell attended a ceremony to mark the project. Leeds Federated says

Beeston Hill residents discuss crime and waste

A fall in theft crime and potential new waste management strategies were some of the salient points to emerge from the Beeston Hill Residents Meeting on Monday (17 June 2019). Neighbourhood Police Inspector Lucy Leadbeater revealed that overall robbery-related offences in the Beeston Hill area decreased by 25 in May.

Walkers share their faith and friendship

Beeston residents of different beliefs and backgrounds came together to promote unity by taking part in an afternoon of interfaith activities on Sunday (16 June 2019). The Walk of Friendship event, organised by Concord Interfaith Fellowship, saw participants congregate at Beeston Hill United Free Church before visiting the Guru Nanak

Cllr Judith Blake calls for more powers for the north

Middleton Park Councillor Judith Blake led calls to address what she described as the “depressing” inequalities in the UK economy at the UK2070 Commission National Symposium on Thursday (13 June 2019). The Leeds City Council Leader is a member of the Commission of the independent inquiry, which was established last