Beeston

Further roll out of 20mph zones this autumn

Further roll out of 20mph zones this autumn

Drivers will be urged to be a “two zero hero” as lower speed limits are introduced in more residential areas across Leeds as part of a city-wide programme to reduce road casualties. The latest phase of Leeds City Council’s 20 miles per hour (mph) speed limit programme will be rolled out from autumn 2018 and […]

Planning applications 6 August 2018

Planning applications 6 August 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 6 August 2018:   Two storey front extension; two storey part single storey rear extension; balcony with balustrade to rear  4 Old Close Beeston Leeds […]

Beer for the grown ups, cricket for the kids

Beer for the grown ups, cricket for the kids

Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club invite you to their inaugural Beer Festival (if you’re old enough) on August bank holiday weekend. You’ll be able to sample six fine ales supplied by Partners Brewery and it’s free entry. The festival takes place on the Saturday and Sunday, 25 & 26 August from 11am-11pm each day. On the […]

Heritage Open Days in South Leeds

Heritage Open Days in South Leeds

The feast of all things ‘heritage’ will be with us soon, this time for 8 days! Heritage Open Days is a national event, co-ordinated throughout our city by Leeds Civic Trust, and will run from Thursday 6 – Sunday 9 September and Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 September 2018. Across the city, buildings will be […]

From empty home to Council house

From empty home to Council house

An empty property scheme completed this March has added more homes to Leeds City Council’s housing stock and returned over 129 empty properties back into use across the city. Since the scheme began in 2015, Leeds City Council’s housing services have identified suitable properties and have secured both ‘Homes England’ and ‘Right to Buy Grant […]

Leeds housing association shortlisted for three national awards

Leeds housing association shortlisted for three national awards

BME-led housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has received national recognition for its work after being shortlisted for three prestigious 24housing Awards. Unity, which has its headquarters in Chapeltown, but also manages properties in Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet, has been singled-out in the ‘Community Achievement’ and ‘Customer Services Provider of the Year’ categories. Ali Akbor, […]

Should landlords be licensed in Beeston?

Should landlords be licensed in Beeston?

Consultation launched on introduction of licensing for private rented housing in parts of Leeds Back in February South Leeds Life reported on a landlord of a property on Beeston Hill described by a judge as a “disgrace”. Now people are being asked for their views on the possible introduction of licensing for private sector rented housing […]

Planning applications 30 July 2018

Planning applications 30 July 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 30 July 2018:   Two storey side and first floor side/rear extension  248 Cross Flatts Grove Cross Flatts Leeds LS11 7BS Ref. No: 18/04562/FU | […]

A weekend of activities across South Leeds

A weekend of activities across South Leeds

This weekend (4 & 5 August 2018) promises to be action packed with activities planned right across South Leeds, here’s our roundup: South Leeds Live At Home Summer Fayre Saturday, 10am-12pm at St Andrew’s Community Centre, Cardinal Road, Beeston. Tombola, Cake Stall, Bric a Brac, Raffle, Books, Crafts. Tea, Coffee and Bacon Butties. Trentham Park […]

Women’s Lives Leeds Celebration Event

Women’s Lives Leeds Celebration Event

On Wednesday 18 July 2018 Women’s Lives Leeds, in conjunction with Leeds City Council, hosted a women’s celebration event at Building Blocks Centre in Beeston, as part of a series of activities and workshops funded to celebrate 100 years of women having the right to vote. The event, which was organised by Women’s Lives Leeds, […]