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Young man arrested over Beeston sexual assault

Young man arrested over Beeston sexual assault

Police are investigating a report of a serious sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl on Fairfax Road, Beeston at around 4.15pm yesterday (11 December 2018). The suspect was identified as a 16-year-old boy who was known to the victim, and he was arrested by officers. He remains in police custody. Anyone with information is asked […]

By December 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Beeston Lantern Festival is here – and you can help!

Beeston Lantern Festival is here – and you can help!

The popular annual Christmas Lantern Festival – now in its sixth year – is back, this Friday (14 December) in Cross Flatts Park in Beeston. Join hundreds of local residents for an evening of carols, craft (this year featuring lanterns made from old plastic bottles), hot food and drinks, animal petting, and more – and enjoy […]

By December 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
The Beeston Christmas Trail is ON, including all the clues so far

The Beeston Christmas Trail is ON, including all the clues so far

The Beeston Christmas Trail is here, running between Saturday 1 December and Friday 14 December – and below are the daily clues so far! This fortnight-long ‘treasure trail’ challenge will see giant letters of the alphabet appear each day, somewhere in Beeston. Your clues as to how to find each day’s letter will be published […]

By December 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fame, The Musical at Cockburn School

Fame, The Musical at Cockburn School

This year’s Christmas Show at Cockburn School: Fame The Musical,  opened tonight (11 December 2018). South Leeds Life went along to the dress rehearsal for a sneak peek and to interview some of the principal actors. The show runs until Friday (14 December) and some tickets are still available, contact the school on (0113) 271 9962. […]

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Specialist team assist with search at Beeston asbestos building

Specialist team assist with search at Beeston asbestos building

A specialist team are to begin assisting officers to search a building in Leeds due to the presence of asbestos. A scene has been in place at the premises at the junction of Dewsbury Road and Oakhurst Avenue, Beeston, since 27 September 2018 when a cannabis factory was discovered there after a warrant was executed […]

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Youth fundraiser for Sierra Leone trip this week

Youth fundraiser for Sierra Leone trip this week

South Leeds youth charity re:establish are this Friday (14 December 2018) holding a fundraising party for their latest trip to Sierra Leone in west Africa – and everyone’s invited. The event runs from 7pm at Dewsbury Road Social Club in Beeston, and will feature live music and a DJ, food, open mic, games and raffles, and more. […]

By December 10, 2018 1 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 3 December 2018

Planning applications 3 December 2018

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 3 December 2018:   Change of use and alterations of house (use class C3) to form house in multiple occupation (use class C4)  1 Noster […]

By December 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Lane End football team kicks off

Lane End football team kicks off

Lane End Primary FC  V  Beeston St Luke’s Primary School (27 November 2018) Location: The Lane End MUGA  Attendance: Approx. 50 Final Score: 2 – 5 Match Report by the Lane End team: “Wow what a contest! With difficult weather conditions Lane End Primary FC were very competitive in their first every game. The team […]

Beeston’s Christmas Tree Festival

Beeston’s Christmas Tree Festival

Beeston In Bloom have teamed up with St Mary’s Church in Beeston to hold a Christmas Tree Festival in the church this month and the doors open next  Wednesday (12 December 2018). Local community groups, including the Scouts, Cockburn John Charles Academy, Shine and Friends of Stank Hall Barn have been invited to provide and […]

By December 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Tauseef shows there’s no excuse not to exercise

Tauseef shows there’s no excuse not to exercise

Viewers of BBC’s Look North have been introduced to the inspirational story of Tauseef Akram, but to many residents of Beeston he is a familiar sight walking around the area. What’s so inspirational about Tauseef? Well the thirty two year old has cerebral palsy and spends most of his life in a wheelchair. But he […]

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