The first ever Love Leeds Parks festival will be held next week (8-16 August 2020) with events online and in local parks across the city. The festival will include five core days of online events, each with a different theme highlighting the importance of parks to our daily lives; nature,
Two more South Leeds primary schools have been included in the second phase of the School Streets programme, restricting traffic on designated roads around the start and end of the school day. Hugh Gaitskell in Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s are amongst eight schools in phase two and will join
The license application from Grocery Store on Domestic Street in Holbeck will be decided by Councillors sitting on the Licensing Sub-Committee on Friday (7 August 2020). The Council’s public health team are opposing the application on the grounds that the area has one of the highest scores in their potential
Staff at the South Leeds Live At Home Scheme put their dancing shoes on this morning (4 August 2020) for a six hour fundraising Dance-a-thon. In previous years staff have been joined by members of the organisatrion that provides meals, activities and support to older people in Beeston, Cottingley and
After much debate the RFL, in dicussion with the clubs, have decided to abandon the 2020 season for the Championship and League 1. The decision followed the withdrawal of Toronto Wolfpack from this year’s Super League and the decision to have no relegation from the top tier. With no promotions
Residents are being consulted on proposed changes to Dewsbury Road which would see an outbound bus lane between Garnet Road and the Tommy Wass as well as a cycle route between Tommy Wass and the White Rose Shopping Centre. The plans are part of joint scheme between Leeds and Kirklees
Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to
Local health leaders in Leeds are raising awareness of the environmental and health benefits of infant feeding—as well as the support available—to mark World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.
The New Middleton Club on Thorpe Street risks having its premises licence revoked when the Council’s Licensing Sub committee meets on Monday 10 August 2020 to review the club’s licence. The club, which is located on a residential street and is surrounded by housing, has been the scene of numerous
We have been distributing copies of the August newspaper to venues that have reopened in LS10 and LS11 today (Wednesday 29 July 2020). Copies are available from various food shops including Beeston Co-op, Middleton Asda and Dewsbury Road Tescos as well as many small neighbourhood shops, charity shops and pubs.