Beeston

Consultation on bus improvements starts on Saturday

Consultation on bus improvements starts on Saturday

The next phase of public consultation on Connecting Leeds, measures to help transform transport and travel in and around Leeds, starts this week. A series of public drop-in sessions are to begin this Saturday on proposals for the A61 South (Hunslet Road, Low Road) bus route to introduce new infrastructure and measures to improve bus […]

St Luke’s Church celebrates lottery win

St Luke’s Church celebrates lottery win

Thanks to an award of over £500,000 from the National Lottery, St Luke’s, Holbeck is to set up a community project which aims to transform lives in Holbeck, Beeston and Hunslet Moor. Along with funding for a community coordinator, the historic Grade II listed Victorian church building will be extended, enabling it to become a hub for […]

Bands in Cross Flatts Park 2018 kicks off

Bands in Cross Flatts Park 2018 kicks off

Organised by the Friends of Cross Flatts Park (FoCFP) each year – this brings music to the heart of the local communities and is great family fun. Cllr Andrew Scopes said: “This is a great event that encourages us to make the most of the amazing Cross Flatts Park, I’d like to extend my thanks […]

Preview: Searching For The Heart Of Leeds

Preview: Searching For The Heart Of Leeds

The final production in the Quarry Theatre at West Yorkshire Playhouse before it undergoes a multi-million re-modelling features the people of Leeds. Searching for the Heart of Leeds is written by Mark Catley based on interviews with over 200 Loiners and is performed by a cast of community actors drawn from across the city. Mark […]

Residents work together to improve Trentham Park

Residents work together to improve Trentham Park

The Trentham Park Project is using artwork and gardening on Saturdays throughout the summer to transform the pocket park in Beeston Hill. The project is funded by Leeds City Council and delivered by Touchstone Support to build new friendships around Trentham Park. These are some photos from last Saturday 9 June session. The first two […]

Man found unconscious in Cross Flatts Park

A man was found lying unconscious near the large children’s playground in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston this afternoon (15 June 2018). The Police were called at 2:10pm by a concerned resident. Emergency services including an ambulance attended and found a male unresponsive. The man was taken to hospital. A police cordon remained in place on […]

Southleeds Liveathome are looking for Bottles

Southleeds Liveathome are looking for Bottles

Southleeds Liveathome We are looking for unused bottles of anything like cosmetics, pop and most importantly ALCOHOL. This is after the huge sell out success of our tombola stall at the Beeston Festival last year which helped raised £550 towards helping the older people in our community. If you fancy a clear out of bottles […]

School attendance matters

School attendance matters

Greenmount Primary School, Lodge Lane Beeston, recently had a poster competition and the children were asked to design a poster that promotes good attendance. The winning posters are going to be used for displays around the school and will feature on the school’s new website. The staff at Greenmount Primary are working hard to maintain […]

Change of date for Beeston Dog Show

Change of date for Beeston Dog Show

With their programme of Sunday Bands starting on Sunday (17 June 2018), the Friends of Cross Flatts Park have rescheduled their popular Annual Beeston Dog Show to Sunday 8 July. The show includes pedigree classes such as hounds and terriers as well as fun classes like the dog with the waggiest tail. There are also […]

Reflections of a local councillor on the arson attacks in Beeston

Reflections of a local councillor on the arson attacks in Beeston

The very sad news of arson attacks on two places of worship within our community has shocked us and moved us to action. Like many others, I struggled to know what the best next steps were when the news broke on that Tuesday morning as a combination of sadness and anger bubbled away inside. Pleasingly […]