Tag: Beeston and Holbeck ward

Community Committee meets on Wednesday

The Inner South Community Committee will be holding a business meeting on Wednesday 7 November at 5pm at Leeds Civic Hall. The committee is made up of the nine Councillors representing our three wards of Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park. It has devolved powers to run

Candidates announced for 2016 Local Elections

The candidates for the Leeds City Council elections have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates for Beeston & Holbeck ward, City & Hunslet ward and Middleton Park ward. We’re writing to all the candidates to ask them about why they are standing and what their policies are.

2015 South Leeds Council election results

After an surprising General Election nationally last night, South Leeds returned predictable results in the local election with Labour holding onto all three seats in South Leeds. Adam Ogilvie was returned in Beeston & Holbeck, Patrick Davey in City & Hunslet and Judith Blake in Middleton Park. The full results

Candidates announced for 2015 General and Local Elections

The candidates for the General Election and Leeds City Council election have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates for Leeds Central, Beeston & Holbeck ward, City & Hunslet ward and Middleton Park ward. We’re writing to all the candidates to ask them questions sent in by you,

Lauren helps clean Holbeck and more…

Only on a few occasions does someone breeze into a meeting on a winter’s morning and bring a fresh look to the issues we’ve been discussing for years. This is exactly what happened at the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum on Saturday (24 January 2015). Lauren, a new resident to the area,

7/7 ten years on: vibrancy of local organisations

2015 marks the tenth anniversary of 7/7, the London bombings. South Leeds Life has spoken to a range of local figures about those events, their aftermath and the decade since. Cllr Adam Ogilvie, who represents Beeston and Holbeck ward, remembers it was surreal to have the world’s media camped on

New Community Committee to discus domestic violence

  The new Inner South Community Committee will be meeting next Wednesday (3 September 2014) and its meeting will start with a workshop session looking at a local response to domestic violence. The Community Committee takes over from the old Inner South Area Committee. As well as changing its name

Beeston & Holbeck’s Councillor Congreve is new Lord Mayor

  Councillor David Congreve has been officially confirmed as the Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2014/2015. Unanimously supported by all parties at the council’s annual meeting, Cllr Congreve, who is the 121st Lord Mayor of the city, takes over the role from previous incumbent Thomas Murray. Originally born in Halifax,

Elections 2014: local election results for South Leeds

  It’s ‘as you were’ with all three incumbent Councillors in South Leeds holding their seats for Labour. There was little change across the city and Labour retain their control of Leeds City Council. Here are the full results:   Beeston & Holbeck Ward Victoria Bishop-Rowe (Liberal Democrat)    130

Use your vote on Thursday

  Thursday 22 May 2014 is polling day for the local elections and the European elections. A third of Leeds City Councillors will be elected on Thursday, including one for each of our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park. We will also be electing a