Tag: Angela Gabriel

Community Planters and Painters in Holbeck

The saying many hands make light work was an understatement yesterday (Sunday 1 February 2015) as 15 volunteers took to a planting and painting task in Holbeck. Before daylight left Leeds, ten fruit trees had been planted on the moor and outside Old Chapel Studios in Holbeck. Flower beds had

South Leeds councillor meets young people

Beeston and Holbeck councillor Angela Gabriel met with a group of eight young people from the Youth Service South Leeds Youth Engagement Group at St Matthew’s Community Centre. The group are made up of local young people who attend Holbeck Youth Club, Beeston Village Youth Club, ASHA Girls Group and South

Happy 21st birthday, Health For All!

Local charity Health For All has celebrated its 21st birthday at a special event held at Tenants Hall Enterprise Centre in Middleton. The event, which coincided with Health For All’s AGM, saw food, entertainment and a number of speeches celebrating the achievement of an organisation which started in an attic in

Inner South Area Committee report from Hillside

Our local councillors met at Hillside in Beeston last night to discuss council business and local issues at the regular Inner South Area Committee. Chair Cllr Angela Gabriel started the meeting by welcoming new Middleton Park councillor Paul Truswell for his first meeting. Cllr Truswell takes over from Geoff Driver, who

MP Hilary Benn opens new Sphynx Square in Cottingley

[slideshow] Cottingley TRAC chair Robyn Holland writes about the work of the organisation – and the opening of the new Sphynx Square on the estate over the weekend. Cottingley has seen some changes over the past few months. The management committee at TRAC (Tenants and Residents Association of Cottingley) has

Scoop It Up: Friends of Cross Flatts Park group back dog fouling calls

The situation has improved in the park, but there are still problems, writes chair of Friends of Cross Flatts Park Angela Gabriel for our Scoop it Up anti-dog fouling campaign. We were planting our new edible garden the other day. A dog started squatting to its business, so the man

Holbeck prepares for ‘In Bloom’ judges with hard graft

A team of willing local volunteers including three ward councillors – Angela Gabriel, Adam Ogilvie and John Hardy – worked together to plant and hang spring baskets in Holbeck. Twelve floral hanging baskets were placed on the outer walls of St Matthew’s Community Centre. This work was in preparation for this

Edible garden set for Cross Flatts Park, Beeston

Local primary schools will be getting green fingers in preparation for the planting of an edible garden at a park in Beeston today. The planting in Cross Flatts Park has been organised and funded by the Friends of Cross Flatts Park group, and is part of the Edible Cities project