Category: Beeston

News and events for the Beeston area

Reflecting excellence in photography

Megan Stockdale, from Cockburn John Charles Academy (CJCA) beat off competition from 80 students at six schools to win the Wakefield College schools photography competition. James Pennington from the college visited the academy recently to award the prize, a framed photograph, certificate and £50 voucher for photographic equipment, as well

Posties win fight to keep Holbeck office open

Royal Mail have officially announced today (6 February 2019) that they have scrapped plans to merge Holbeck Delivery Office and the Leeds City Delivery Office. The announcement follows an eighteen month campaign by members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and the local community. As we reported back in September

Successful bid for ultra-low emission park and ride buses

A £617,000 bid by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to fund a fleet of five ultra-low emission electric buses to serve the new, 1,200 space park and ride site at Stourton in Leeds has been successful. In addition, bus company First West Yorkshire have been awarded £1.77 million to introduce

Club’s cancer charity night raises over £1,900

In November Rowland Road WMC hosted in charity evening in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, St Gemma’s Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Support. The entertainment was 11 piece soul band Clandestine Root who have been going since the 1960s but now just get together once a year to raise money for

Premier League Kicks stays in Beeston

Young people aged between 8 and 18 in Beeston and Holbeck will be able to continue to take advantage of a project delivered by the Leeds United Foundation and funded by local Councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass. The Premier League Kicks project targets young people who traditionally