Tag: Beeston and Holbeck ward

Candidates announced for Council and Mayoral elections

The candidates for the 2024 Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Mayor elections have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward, Middleton Park ward and for the West Yorkshire Mayor. We’re writing to all the candidates

Research shows street advertising is mostly in more deprived areas

The most deprived areas of Leeds are home to 18 times more outdoor advertising than the city’s least deprived areas, according to new national research. The research, from campaign group Adfree Cities, finds that of 1,597 roadside outdoor advertisements in Leeds, 550 (34%) are in the most deprived decile (10th)

Labour select candidate for Beeston & Holbeck ward

On 31 October 2023 local members from the Beeston and Holbeck Labour Party selected Sharafat (Shaf) Ali as their candidate to face the 2024 Local Elections. This comes following the resignation of Councillor Gohar Almass who announced he will be stepping down due to health reasons. Sharafat Ali commented: “I

Beeston Councillor to step down at May election

Councillor Gohar Almass (Labour, Beeston & Holbeck) has announced that he is to step down at the next election in May 2024. Cllr Amass was facing a deselection battle within the Beeston & Holbeck Labour Party Branch, but announced he wouldn’t be seeking reselection hours before Tuesday night’s branch meeting

Councillors Welcome Funding for High Rise Improvements

Local Ward Councillors Andrew Scopes, Gohar Almass and Annie Maloney have welcomed funding for the replacement of the heat interface units, which draw on the local district heating network for heating and hot water in Cottingley Heights and Towers high-rise flats. The existing units in these blocks are approaching the

Labour lose another South Leeds seat as SDP win in Middleton Park

Emma Pogson-Golden has won Middleton Park ward for the SDP, defeating Labour’s Lauren Summers by almost 400 votes in the Leeds City Council elections held yesterday (4 May 2023). Emma Pogson-Golden joins Wayne Dixon with the SDP now holding two out of the three seats in the ward. Labour won

South Leeds Life to host local election hustings

As part of our election coverage South Leeds Life is hosting three online hustings meeting again this year. All the candidates standing in the Leeds City Council elections for our three wards have been invited and we would like you to join us too. This is your opportunity to put