Category: Beeston

News and events for the Beeston area

Residents urged to ‘socially distance’ in Leeds parks

Playgrounds are closed and all activities, events and classes in parks have been cancelled by Leeds City Council until at least the end of June due to the Coronavirus crisis. Whilst most people are abiding by the restrictions, some are still flouting the new rules. In Cross Flatts Park people

Events cancelled due to Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and the need for social distancing is causing events across South Leeds, large and small, to be cancelled. Middleton Railway has announced that the opening of their Diamond Jubilee season has been postponed. In a statement, the trust said: “Following the latest government recommendations we have

Services cancelled but worship continues amid Covid-19

Mosques in South Leeds took different approaches to holding the weekly ‘jummah’ congregational prayer on the first Friday (20 March 2020) since government advice discouraging large gatherings. The Abu Huraira Mosque on Beeston Hill and the Al-Madina Masjid off Dewsbury Road had announced their closures on Thursday but Masjid Ibraheem

Cockburn John Charles and Elliott Hudson amongst engineering winners

Teams from Cockburn John Charles Academy and Elliott Hudson College were amongst the winners at a recent schools engineering competition organised by Rotary. This year’s event, held at the John Charles Centre For Sport in South Leeds hosted a record number of students from 20 schools. Over 200 students participated