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Hamara secures funding for sports hall renovation

Hamara Healthy Living Centre has won a grant of £300,000 from independent trust Power to Change. The grant, part of the trust’s Community Business Fund, will allow Hamara to move the development of the Old Cockburn Sports Hall forward towards planning and detailed designs. Hamara’s vision is to renovate the

Meadow Lane to be narrowed as part of transport improvements

Approval has been given for the first step in bringing about transformational improvements to the area around the Corn Exchange and across Leeds Bridge to Meadow Lane. Leeds City Council’s executive board have formally agreed the £21.5million construction plans required to transform the Corn Exchange and surrounding areas. A further

Life-saving defibrillators installed around Middleton and Belle Isle

Anyone in Middleton and Belle Isle who is unfortunate enough to suffer a heart attack now has a better chance of survival after three Community Public Access Defibrillators have been installed in locations across the local area. Councillor Judith Blake who represents the area and is also Leader of Leeds

Man arrested for attempted serious sexual assault in Middleton

Detectives investigating an attempted serious sexual assault in the Middleton area of Leeds have arrested a man. The 39-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Sunday 16 February 2020) and is currently in custody. Officers from the Leeds District Safeguarding Unit are continuing to appeal for any witnesses who were in the

Don’t let rogue traders profit from Storm Ciara damage

Following Storm Ciara, West Yorkshire Trading Standards is warning householders to be extra vigilant if approached by traders offering to carry out property repairs as a result of storm damage. Trading Standards is concerned rogue traders could knock on doors offering to carry out property repairs such as damaged roofing

Green fingered Councillor calls for ‘budding’ artists to enter competition

Chair of Leeds in Boom, Cllr Angela Gabriel (Labour, Beeston and Holbeck) is calling on all children to enter the Design a Flowerbed Competition. The competition is asking children from across the city to submit pictures to be recreated as flower beds around Leeds Civic Hall. As well as this,

Drop in and have your say on maternity services

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) and NHS England Specialised Commissioning are currently asking people in Leeds about their proposals for maternity and neonatal services in the area. LTHT is planning to build two new hospitals at Leeds General Infirmary. As part of the plans