Beeston

Tots, Tea and Toast – Welcomes you

Tots, Tea and Toast – Welcomes you

Tots, Tea and Toast is an ever growing, popular children’s group which runs in the heart of Beeston. Welcoming families with children from 6 months to school age, the group takes place inside St Luke’s church on Malvern Road in Beeston every Tuesday 9.30-11.15 am. Group organiser Abbie says the winning formula to the steadily […]

Planning applications 23 July 2018

Planning applications 23 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 23 July 2018:   Refurbishment of Midland Mills and the construction of a 32 storey tower comprising a total of 306No. apartments; flexible commercial space […]

Beeston local launches Gambian school renovation project

Beeston local launches Gambian school renovation project

Yanks Sawo is a well-known member of the community in Beeston Hill, and a long-standing member of staff in the RAF. He describes here his former primary school in his homeland of The Gambia, and his new campaign to raise funds to support the new generations of children coming through it. “I went to Nuimi […]

Sunnyview House Summer Fair

Sunnyview House Summer Fair

Sunnyview House care home in Beeston held its first ever Summer Fair on Saturday (21 July 2018). Along with stalls selling goods knitted by residents, bric-a-brac and tombolas, the local Reetwirlers Majorettes group performed and there was a bouncy castle for youngsters. Organisers Chantel, Jodie and Valerie explained: “We’ve organised the fair to bring the […]

School’s Out For Summer | MADDFest at Cockburn John Charles Academy

School’s Out For Summer | MADDFest at Cockburn John Charles Academy

As May draws to a close, and the academic year comes to an end for the University and Higher Education system, it is always a great experience to take a trip around the creative departments and enjoy the fruits of their labours of the past three years or so. Wait around another month and a […]

Planning applications 16 July 2018

Planning applications 16 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 16 July 2018:   T1 to T4 – 4 x Tilia Cordata – Reduction and shape by 30% to be kept at correct size for […]

New ‘junk’ food scheme pilots in Beeston this summer: sign up now!

New ‘junk’ food scheme pilots in Beeston this summer: sign up now!

A pioneering Leeds charity are piloting a new ‘freegan’ food scheme in Beeston this summer. The project will enable local people to get a weekly box of good quality ‘junk’ food that would otherwise have been binned, delivered into the community – and there’s still time to sign up, just! The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) […]

Rounders group host Family Fun Day

Rounders group host Family Fun Day

Middleton Park All-Rounders, the women’s rounders club that plays at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club are holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday (22 July 2018). The event runs from 1-4pm at Hunslet Nelson’s ground on Gipsy Lane in Beeston (opposite Cockburn School) and will include a bouncy castle, children’s games, stalls, refreshments as well as […]

Love Your South Leeds Parks

Love Your South Leeds Parks

This is Love Parks Week are Leeds City Council are celebrating having seven parks meeting the prestigious Green Flag standard including Middleton Park. With the warm weather there’s never been a better time to get out and enjoy your local park. This weekend will see The Friends of Middleton Park’s annual Rock and Folk festival […]

Schools music project in line for national award

Schools music project in line for national award

In Harmony Opera North has been named as a finalist in The National Lottery Awards 2018 with the chance of winning £5,000 to benefit children locally and to share more widely the advantages learning a musical instrument can bring to young people from all backgrounds. But they need your help as the awards are voted […]