Author: Jeremy Morton

I've lived in Beeston in South Leeds since 1984 and I love the area. I am involved in various community activities including helping to organise Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

Morrison’s Community Champion is here to help

Throughout the Covid crisis Morrisons supermarkets have been supporting members of the community. Debbie Wren, the Community Champion at the Hunslet store, has been in touch to remind people of their Doorstep Deliveries service. This is designed for elderly and vulnerable people that can’t shop because they are isolating or

Friends launch Middleton Park calendar

The perfect Christmas present for lovers of South Leeds’s hidden green gem, Middleton Park, has arrived. The Friends of Middleton Park (FOMP) have created a 2021 calendar with twelve spectacular photos showing the many facets of the park. Alan Shaw, Secretary of the Friends of Middleton Park explained: “Every year

Police seize fireworks from teenagers in Beeston

West Yorkshire Police have reported seizing fireworks from a number of youths over last weekend (17-18 October 2020) according to a report on their Neighbourhood Alert system. The alert read: “Leeds Inner South Neighbourhood Police Team 2 have confiscated a large amount of fireworks from various youths over the weekend

Consultation on new council housing for Middleton

As previously reported, Leeds City Council has appointed Wates Construction Ltd to build new council housing on the Throstle Rec site in Middleton. Early plans are now being consulted on before a full planning application is submitted. 176 homes are set to be built on the site, a mix of