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.

New South Leeds secondary school set to open next September

A public consultation has opened on the planned new secondary school for South Leeds, the Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy, which has moved a stage closer and is now in a ‘pre-opening phase.’ The new school is set to be built on the site of the former Middleton High School next

Drysalters is saved … for now

The planning application to demolish the Drysalters pub in Beeston and build a drive through coffee shop has been rejected by Leeds City Council. In a decision dated 14 September 2020, officers said: “The Public House is considered to form a valued and sustainable facility and which has a strong

We can all help suicide prevention

Tomorrow (10 September 2020) is World Suicide Prevention Day so we invited Shannon Humphrey, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor with www.pathwaysforpositivity.com to explain how we can help. Worryingly, most people are touched by suicide at some point in their lives. A family member, partner, spouse, colleague or passing acquaintance.