Category: Cottingley

News and events for the Cottingley area

Planning permission granted for new White Rose station

Leeds City Council has granted planning permission for a new proposed White Rose Railway Station to improve connectivity in the south of the city. The northwest boundary of the White Rose Office Park and Millshaw Park Industrial Estate, between Churwell viaduct to the north and Walkers Bridge to the south

Older people enjoy a VE Day party at a safe distance

South Leeds Live At Home Scheme (SLLAHS) had planned to hold a party to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day today (8 May 2020). With the Coronavirus lockdown their members couldn’t come together, so SLLAHS took the party to their members. Yesterday a team of volunteers took packs including

Can you help older people celebrate VE Day next week?

South Leeds Live At Home Scheme has issued a plea for help from local children ahead of next Friday’s VE Day commemoration. The organisation, which supports older people in the Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet areas, will be hand delivering afternoon tea to their members’ homes, but they are asking children

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