Category: Beeston

News and events for the Beeston area

New Group Chairman and MD at Harrison Spinks

Fifth-generation bedmaker Harrison Spinks has announced two internal promotions that will see Managing Director Simon Spinks promoted to Group Chairman, replacing his father Peter Spinks who steps into a Non-Executive Director role. The 180-year-old family-run business, based off Dewsbury Road in Beeston, has promoted its Marketing Director Nick Booth to

Greatest Breeze Show is coming to South Leeds parks

After what has been an extremely challenging number of months for parents, carers and children; Leeds City Council’s Breeze team are thrilled to announce their newest summer offering. As a result of the pandemic, the usual Breeze activity programme is unable to go ahead this year. However, to replace this,

Golf Club clubhouse threatened by fire and demolition

The clubhouse of the former South Leeds Golf Course has come under attack twice this week with a demolition notice posted on Monday (20 July 2020) followed by a fire in the building that night. South Leeds Golf Club ceased trading in November 2019 and the land reverted to Leeds

New mural unveiled in Cross Flatts Park

A new mural inspired by the Slung Low LS11 Art Gallery, which saw local residents artworks displayed on lampposts around Beeston and Holbeck, has been unveiled on the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. The mural, commissioned by Beeston Festival, has been created by artist George Addy who took

Free workshops to boost people’s wellbeing through creativity

Communities across Leeds are being given the opportunity to take part in free creative workshops online through August. The workshops (funded by Leeds Inspired and Leeds City Council) will be run for people living in Leeds, with first priority given to people living in Beeston, Holbeck, Seacroft, Gipton and the