Category: Beeston

News and events for the Beeston area

Scrutiny Board approves decision to fund the expansion of Cockburn School

Backbench Councillors on the Children and Families Scrutiny Board have released the decision to spend almost £7 million on extending Cockburn School, which will now be implemented. The original decision was made by the Executive Board on 24 June 2020 by Conservative Councillors ‘called it in’ for scrutiny. The Board

Determined Dan reaches £20k with help from Cockburn School

We previously reported last year on Cockburn School student, nicknamed “Determined Dan” having gone through brain surgery four times. “I’m determined to fight cancer and I’m determined to help other people going through similar situations” he said. Daniel remains in good health and he has been extra resilient during these

Closure order to stop illegal car meets on Lowfields Road

Additional powers given to Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police last year to tackle a range of anti-social behaviour problems being created by unlicensed ‘car meet’ events on a south Leeds road will remain in place for a further three months. As part of the Premises Closure Order granted