Category: Beeston

News and events for the Beeston area

Updated: Police appeal after incidents at Elland Road match

Updated 21 October: West Yorkshire Police has launched an investigation into incidents of disorder inside and outside Leeds United’s stadium during their match with Birmingham City on Saturday. Crowd trouble began in the West Stand towards the end of the game, with stewards and police officers responding to the situation

Fencing promises new security for St Peter’s residents

Last month (September 2019) saw the installation of new perimeter fencing at the St Peter’s Court sheltered accommodation in Beeston, and residents are delighted by the prospect of greater security for their development. Residents and staff at the accommodation – at the northern end of Dewsbury Road, overlooking Hunslet Moor

School books bus opened by boxer Amir Khan

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School in Beeston had a very special visitor yesterday (17 October 2019) when boxing champion Amir Khan called in to officially open the school’s library bus. With space at a premium and wanting to do something special to promote reading, Headteacher Kate McNulty came up with the

Project to support migrant households in South Leeds

Leeds City Council recognises that migrant communities are valuable contributors to the city’s economy, culture and diversity. With this in mind, the Migration Team (who are based within the Communities team at Leeds City Council) have been hard at work developing several projects and have recently secured grant funding from

Storybook warns children about dangers of loan sharks

A new book which aims to warn children, and their parents, about the dangers of loan sharks was launched on Friday (11 October 2019) at New Bewerley Community School in Beeston. As we reported last December, Leeds City Council’s Dewsbury Road Community Hub was awarded a grant by the England