Tag: Beeston and Holbeck ward

Youth sports project kicks off

Premier League Kicks, a sports programme that’s free of charge for children and young people in Beeston and Holbeck, kicked off last week, thanks to funding from Beeston and Holbeck Councillors, Angela Gabriel, Andrew Scopes and Gohar Almass. The Premier League Kicks programme, delivered by the Leeds United Foundation, aims

No change as Labour hold three South Leeds wards

Labour candidates have held all three south Leeds wards in the Leeds City Council election with Gohar Almass winning in Beeston & Holbeck; Mohammed Iqbal winning in Hunslet & Riverside and Sharon Burke winning in Middleton Park. Both Hunslet & Riverside and Middleton Park wards were being tipped in the

Beeston & Holbeck ward hustings

Last night (26 April 2021) South Leeds Life hosted an online hustings meeting as part of our local elections coverage. All the candidates standing in the ward were invited to attend and take questions from our readers. Subjects covered included: the Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck; cycle

Candidates announced for May’s local elections

The candidates for the 2021 Leeds City Council elections, and the West Yorkshire Mayor election have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward and Middleton Park ward and for the West Yorkshire Mayor. We’re writing to

New Community Communication and Engagement Group for Holbeck

A new Communication and Engagement Group in Holbeck, Chaired by Councillor Andrew Scopes, held its first meeting last week. Councillor Scopes and his colleagues Gohar Almass and Angela Gabriel identified a need for a group to help plan Holbeck’s future and also ensure the local community are fully involved in

Success for Civil Enforcement Officer in Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet

Residents and Councillors have thanked a local Civil Enforcement officer for improvements in the area; after almost 600 fines were issued for dog fouling, littering and parking offences. Local Councillors Gohar Almass, Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel (Beeston & Holbeck) Mohammed Iqbal, Elizabeth Nash and Paul Wray (Hunslet & Riverside) were

Children’s artwork inspires new lamppost banners for Holbeck

Local children at Ingram Road Primary School have helped design the artwork for new lamppost banners set to be unveiled in Holbeck later this month; after local Councillors and residents came up with the idea last year. The design which features the slogan ‘Where Families and Community Bloom’, suggested by

Labour hold on in South Leeds

The Labour Party held on to the three South Leeds seats in yesterday’s (2 May 2019) Council election and held on to control of Leeds City Council, losing just four of their 61 seats across the city. Results came in the early hours of Friday morning following an overnight count

Candidates announced for May’s Council elections

The candidates for the 2019 Leeds City Council elections have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward and Middleton Park ward. After last year’s ‘all out’ election, we are back into the cycle of electing one