Beeston

Community decides which project to fund

Community decides which project to fund

St Luke’s Church was packed last  Saturday (24 November 2018) as local people came along to find out about new local projects and vote on which ones should get a grant. The U Choose event was organised by local mental health charity Touchstone’s Migrant Access Project Plus (MAP+). 160 people attend, of which 106 were […]

By December 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Funding for children’s Money Buddies book

Funding for children’s Money Buddies book

Sid The Shark was on hand at the Christmas Spending event at Dewsbury Road Community Hub last Monday (26 November 2018) as well as Money Buddies, Housing Leeds and other agencies. There was plenty for the children to do as they made craft items, had their faces painted and visited Santa in his grotto. Meanwhile […]

By December 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Last orders for Beeston community meals this week

Last orders for Beeston community meals this week

South Leeds residents are invited to snap up the final few (free) tickets for two community meals, this coming week – being served up by youngsters from the local Space youth groups. The three-course meals are being held on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 December (2018), both at 6pm, at the northern end of Beeston. […]

By December 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 26 November 2018

Planning applications 26 November 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 26 November 2018:   Amendment to previously approved planning application (17/04779/FU – Three retail units to car park and two storey extension to existing retail […]

By December 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Award for young hero Olivia

Award for young hero Olivia

Olivia Sanderson-Shone, 11, from Beeston, is celebrating raising thousands of pounds for charity – and picking up a major community award for her efforts. Olivia’s been doing community fundraising for over 2 years, but earlier this year – following encouragement from members of the Save Our Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck committee – set herself the […]

By November 28, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Get-to-know-you pop-up portrait studio

Get-to-know-you pop-up portrait studio

Get a professional portrait taken for free this weekend and next (30 November – 8 December 2018) at Artist House 45 in Beeston. Artist House 45 is a project run by East Street Arts who invite artists to come and live in the Beeston community and make art with them. Some readers might remember past […]

By November 27, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Measures Of Us: Testing the mood of the city

Measures Of Us: Testing the mood of the city

For a week in November, people in Holbeck and Beeston, as well as four other communities across Leeds, were invited to answer a question a day about how they were feeling. Voting boxes were located in chip shops, community centres, pubs and clubs and results were posted each day on giant roadside boards. On Saturday […]

By November 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Church conversion to flats and help centre

Church conversion to flats and help centre

A planning application to convert the former Methodist Church at the top of Wesley Street in Beeston has been submitted to Leeds City Council. If approved the building would be split with the main church space being turned into eight flats with access from the steps on Town Street; and the lower ground floor (the […]

By November 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Greenhouse gets a bit greener with new hedgerows

Greenhouse gets a bit greener with new hedgerows

Residents of Greenhouse joined up with neighbours last Saturday (24 November 2018) to spend an afternoon planting 250 hedge-plants around the building. Greenhouse is the block of eco-flats and offices at the north end of Beeston Road that was previously Shaftesbury House. With most of the countryside around Leeds being used for mono-cultural farming, Leeds […]

Planning applications 19 November 2018

Planning applications 19 November 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 19 November 2018:   First floor extension to office Marpak Polythene Supplies Ltd Westland Square Beeston Leeds LS11 5SS Ref. No: 18/06953/FU | Status: Current […]

By November 25, 2018 0 Comments Read More →