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Planning applications 15 October 2018

Planning applications 15 October 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 15 October 2018:   Demolition of Garages and erection of retail unit (tyre fitting shop)  Land To The Rear Of Greens Fish And Chips 392 […]

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Duftons raises £20,000 for children’s cancer charity

Duftons raises £20,000 for children’s cancer charity

Between Monday 17 – Friday 21 September, Duftons Plumbing and Heating Supplies held a Charity Trade Week, in aid of Candlelighters, a children’s Cancer charity who support children and their families throughout Yorkshire who are affected by Childhood Cancer. Their incredible fundraising saw colleagues participate in head shaves, pie face challenges, car washes, and holding […]

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Pupils learn about planes with Jet2 at Hugh Gaitskell

Pupils learn about planes with Jet2 at Hugh Gaitskell

Staff from Leeds-based airline Jet2 flew into Beeston’s Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to help Year 2 pupils with their current topic ‘Come Fly With Me.’ The children have been learning about the history of flight and how aeroplanes have developed over the decades. Two pilots: Captain Stephen Wakeham and Senior First Officer Liam Garside; and […]

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First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

Year 11 students at Cockburn John Charles Academy were recently invited to submit applications to join a new group of Student Ambassadors. All prospective candidates underwent a rigorous selection process, including interviews with the senior leadership team to outline their vision for the future of education within the Academy and the impact they intended to […]

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Suffragettes at Beeston Library

Suffragettes at Beeston Library

An exhibition, currently at Beeston Library, tells the story of the campaigners who won votes for (some) women one hundred years ago. The Vote before the Vote exhibition tells the story of the long 19th century march towards full Parliamentary franchise, and the Leeds women who kept pushing and fighting for the vote. As the […]

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Planning applications 8 October 2018

Planning applications 8 October 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 8 October 2018:   Change of use of offices (B1) to 45 residential units (C3)  Fairway Court 171 Elland Road Beeston Leeds LS11 8BU Ref. […]

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Cockburn John Charles Academy Open Evening

Cockburn John Charles Academy Open Evening

Cockburn John Charles Academy opened its doors to prospective year 7 students and their parents on Wednesday 10th October 2018. The evening was well attended by families of the local community who were treated to a cornucopia of activities in all subject areas. Head of School, Siobhan Roberts, said: “It was a source of great […]

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Updated: Dewsbury Road slip road closure

Updated: Dewsbury Road slip road closure

UPDATE: These roadworks have been moved back a week to coincide with half term when traffic flows will be lighter. The work will now start on Sunday 28 October at 7:30am and the road will remain closed until 5pm on Tuesday 30 October.   The city-bound slip road off the ring road at the White […]

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Pennington Court in Beeston is first ‘Outstanding’ care home in Leeds

Pennington Court in Beeston is first ‘Outstanding’ care home in Leeds

Westward Care has received notification today that it’s Care Home Pennington Court has been awarded the overall rating of Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It is the first Care Home for older people in Leeds to ever achieve the highest rating of ‘Outstanding’. Feedback from the CQC Inspectors included: “The provider demonstrated a […]

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Cross Flatts parkrun secures funding for new park shelter

Cross Flatts parkrun secures funding for new park shelter

A new permanent gazebo will be built in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston after local parkrun organisers were granted £2,000 through Leeds Building Society’s Community Reward Scheme. The initiative, launched in partnership with parkrun, supports participants of parkrun events with projects that make a long-term, positive community difference. Cross Flatts parkrun, founded by Mark Hodgkinson, has […]

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