Tag: Aspiring Communities

Work starts on controversial community centre site

Aspiring Communities has started work on its controversial community centre on the site of the former Ice Pak factory on Barkly Road in Beeston. The development was subject to a long running planning battle which ended with a three day public enquiry. The Planning Inspector granted planning permission for: “the

Slideshow: litterpick and family fun in the sun

Beeston residents descended on Cross Flatts Park on Sunday (13 May 2018) to give it a bit of TLC with a community litter pick, followed by some relaxing fun in the sun. The event was organised by Aspiring Communities in partnership with Into University and Beeston In Bloom, it was

Ten things we learned about Aspiring Communities’ plans

One hundred people attended a meeting last night (10 December 2017) to find our more about Aspiring Communities’ (AC) controversial plans for the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road. The meeting, organised by Aspiring Communities and held at Beeston Parish Centre, set out to answer residents’ questions about the group’s

Public meeting will answer questions about controversial centre

Aspiring Communities, the charity behind the controversial plans for a multi faith community centre at the former Icepak site in Beeston, has issued a leaflet and plans to hold a public meeting in December. The leaflet, which is currently being delivered door-to-door in Beeston, invites residents to put the arguments

Cross-cultural lunch a great success

Fifty Beeston residents came together yesterday (13 September 2017) to share food and friendship at an event organised by Aspiring Communities and South Leeds Live At Home. A group of volunteers served a mouth-watering selection of Asian food provided by Aspiring Communities including bhaji, curries, rice, chapatti and a sweet