Category: Cottingley

News and events for the Cottingley area

Cottingley drugs gang man imprisoned for supplying cocaine

North Yorkshire Police’s Organised Crime Unit has brought a cross-border drugs gang to justice following an almost three year investigation. Operating out of the Selby area, the six defendants were sentenced at York Crown Court on Friday (13 March 2020). Lee Robert Waring, aged 40, of Cottingley Fold, Leeds was

Join the litter-pick in your park this Saturday

This Saturday (25 January 2020) will see a number of community litter-picks in parks across South Leeds. The project is spearheaded by the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team, working with local Councillors, ‘Friends’ and ‘In Bloom’ groups and the wider community. Everyone is invited, bags and litter pickers will be

Meet the officer helping to keep South Leeds clean, tidy and running smoothly

For the last three months the wards of Beeston & Holbeck and Hunslet & Riverside have had a dedicated Civil Enforcement Officer. I met up with Joanne (not her real name*) to find out about her role. She has legal powers to tackle illegally parked cars by issuing Penalty Charge

Irresponsible dog owner falls foul of the law

Irresponsible dog owners around Cottingley may find themselves in for a nasty shock after patrols are being stepped up at Cottingley Cemetery. Local Councillor Gohar Almass and his colleagues Andrew Scopes and Angela Gabriel have been contacted by residents who are sick and tired of people failing to clean up

Community celebrate the remarkable new Cottingley Primary

Over 500 members of the local community explored the extended Cottingley Primary Academy yesterday afternoon on the eve of its official opening this morning (19 September 2019). Cottingley Primary has expanded from 1½ to 2 form entry and also has places for 2 year olds in its nursery. As South