Author: Imran Marashli

Some pubs and clubs prepare to reopen their doors

New government guidelines have complicated the reopening of pubs and clubs in South Leeds as establishments prepare to reopen. While some premises are preparing to reopen immediately on Saturday 4 July, others are finding it harder to cope with the financial impact and feasibility of the new restrictions and have

Active travel pilot areas for Holbeck and Beeston

Beeston and Holbeck are being considered as pilot areas to test new active travel neighbourhood schemes. Leeds City Council is seeking residents’ views on emergency walking and cycling plans created by the coronavirus pandemic after a first round of consultation. Active travel or low traffic neighbourhood schemes intend to deter

Hundreds of pounds raised for NHS by Hunslet street’s fun and games

A single street in Hunslet has raised hundreds of pounds for the NHS after holding weekly quizzes and bingo sessions throughout lockdown. Residents of Parnaby Avenue have raised more than £200 and strengthened their community spirit in the process. All funds will be donated to Leeds General Infirmary’s children’s ward.

Celebrate local acts of kindness in Leeds Big Thank You campaign

A new campaign allowing people in Leeds to express their thanks to the city’s key workers and local everyday heroes has been launched. The Leeds Big Thank You campaign is encouraging residents to show their appreciation for key workers like health staff, carers, the emergency services, transport workers and retail

M621 barrier extension for Hunslet residents as motorists face closures

The extension of a noise and safety barrier project for local residents between junctions 6 and 7 of the M621 is likely to go ahead, Highways England has said. In a letter to affected residents in Hunslet, Highways England Customer and Community Relations Manager Karen Gaunt wrote that extending noise