Category: South Leeds

News, events, and comments about South Leeds as a whole

Mrs. Beeston’s Cookbook

It is often said that the best food in Beeston is the food which is cooked at home – a hidden wealth and treasure conjured daily behind closed doors, but hinted at by the amazing smells which fill the traditional terraced streets. Mrs. Beeston’s Cook Book project sets out to

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Recruitment Day

Have you ever thought about working for your local ambulance service? If so, this event is for you. PATH Yorkshire has been working to provide opportunities for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people for over thirty years. We help people to develop their potential through quality vocational training, education

What’s being done to stop missed bin collections?

For many years, missed bin collections on some of the terrace streets on Beeston Hill and elsewhere has been an ongoing issue. There are three main reasons driving most of these missed collections: Population growth has increased the amount of waste produced Cars parked on street entry points, blocking access

River Aire rising – but Hunslet riverside not hit too hard

Today’s heavy rainfall (Saturday 16 March 2019) in Leeds and across the region saw the River Aire full to the brim in Leeds city centre and along the Hunslet riverfront – but the communities along the river escaped serious flooding. From 2.30pm onwards, the river was recorded to be outside

Accessible sports highlighted at John Charles Centre this weekend

Celebrating some of the city’s accessible facilities, venues and activities is at the heart of council plans for Disabled Access Day on Saturday (16 March 2019) this year. Councillor Jonathan Pryor, Leeds City Council Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment, said: “We are supporting this bi-annual event to celebrate

Businesses invited to apply for Clean Air Zone grants

Leeds City Council is inviting businesses to apply for £23 million worth of financial support being made available to owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles (taxis, private hire vehicles, buses, coaches and HGVs) to help them prepare for the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Grants and interest-free loans are

Lord Mayor wowed by Hunslet Club

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr Graham Latty yesterday (Wednesday 13 March 2019) paid a formal visit to the Hunslet Club with the Lady Mayoress (also a councillor: Cllr Pat Latty) – and couldn’t quite believe his eyes. Following a tour of the site – which was heaving with after-school

Beeston school battling for a new playground: can you help?

The parents, kids and staff at St Francis of Assisi Primary School in Beeston Hill are valiantly battling away to get a new playground by the end of the year, and are making great progress – but they need your help! This week saw their latest after-school table-top sale (pictured),