Inner South Community Committee to meet next week

The agenda for the next meeting of the Inner South Community Committee, made up of the nine Councillors for our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, Hunslet & Riverside and Middleton Park, has been published. The meeting, which is open to the public, is taking place at The Welcome Centre, Saint John and Saint Barnabas Church, Belle Isle Road, LS10 3DN on Wednesday 28 February 2024 starting at 1pm.

The meeting starts with an Open Forum, this is an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions or raise issues directly with their Councillors.

The committee is also responsible some Council functions in the area such as street cleaning and youth services; and it manages a well-being budget that funds large and small projects and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Neighbourhood Fund. Projects under consideration at this meeting include:

  • Middleton Grit bins & refills
  • Middleton Park Litter Bins
  • Church Street – Communal Fencing improvements additional works
  • Hamara Cross Flatts FC – Community Engagement Project
  • South Leeds Allstars Expansion/Growth
  • Outdoor Equipment store
  • Beeston Community Youth Theatre (Brave Words CIC)
  • Hunslet Community Festival
  • DAZL Inner South Dance & Theatre Programme 2024
  • Leeds Wood Recycling Work Experience Programme
  • Brett Gardens – Fencing and Environmental Work
  • Royal’s Estate – Staggered Barriers x8
  • Rise & Shine Youth Provision (St Luke’s CARES)
  • Ash Tree Sculpture (Friends of Cross Flatts Park)
  • Breeze in the Park 2024
  • Kidz Klub Residentials
  • Hunslet Horse Trough
  • Beeston Festival
  • West Grange Detached & Sports Activities
  • Beeston Hanging Baskets
  • Lighting Jacob’s Ladder (BasementArtsProject)

You can read the full report pack, including details of these projects, on the Leeds City Council website here. The following items are included in the agenda:

  1. Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents
  2. Exempt Information – Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public
  3. Late Items
  4. Declaration of Interests
  5. Apologies for Absence
  6. Minutes – 29 November 2024
  7. Open Forum
  8. King’s Award for Voluntary Service (KAVS) and the King’s Award for Enterprise (KAE) schemes
  9. Inner South Community Committee Update Report
  10. Inner South Community Committee Finance Report
  11. Dates, times and venues of meetings for 2024/25


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