Category: South Leeds

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

Five due in court on knife marketing charges

The owner and four staff members, including two who live South Leeds, are due to appear in court charged with offences related to the marketing of knives from a Leeds shop. In December 2021, an operation, led by officers from Leeds North East Neighbourhood Policing Team, saw a search warrant

Cockburn School student to appear in Macbeth at Leeds Playhouse

Four Leeds school students, including Jayden Jhermaine Candala Seidi Dias from Cockburn School in Beeston, have been cast in a major re-staging of Macbeth alongside Hamilton and Bridgerton star Ash Hunter at Leeds Playhouse. All four are members of the Playhouse’s Youth Theatre and auditioned for the roles in front

White Rose community grants scheme open for applications

White Rose and Trinity Leeds shopping centres are continuing to invest in the community and support local people as they open their grants scheme for applications from local not-for-profit organisations. The Landsec Futures Community Grant Scheme provides funding with grants between £1,000 and £3,000 to support local voluntary groups and

Charity begins at Cockburn

The Cockburn Multi-academy Trust schools in South Leeds have worked wonders to raise almost £4,000 for a number of extremely worthy causes over recent months. This work plays a big part in developing the character of the young people in the community and all of the schools pay great importance