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 Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

Reflecting excellence in photography

Megan Stockdale, from Cockburn John Charles Academy (CJCA) beat off competition from 80 students at six schools to win the Wakefield College schools photography competition. James Pennington from the college visited the academy recently to award the prize, a framed photograph, certificate and £50 voucher for photographic equipment, as well

Planning applications 4 February 2019

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 4 February 2019:   Landscape improvements to external areas of the Round Foundry and Marshalls Mill Round Foundry And Marshalls

Posties win fight to keep Holbeck office open

Royal Mail have officially announced today (6 February 2019) that they have scrapped plans to merge Holbeck Delivery Office and the Leeds City Delivery Office. The announcement follows an eighteen month campaign by members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and the local community. As we reported back in September

Cottingley children show the way on social responsibility

Before Christmas Year 6 children at Cottingley Primary Academy wrote to their MP and Councillors to express their concerns about the Cottingley Hall estate. The pupils raised a range of issues in their well crafted letters: “Residents are embarrassed of where they live because their environment is getting ruined and