Tag: Cllr Andrew Scopes

Football’s coming to Beeston

Tomorrow’s football superstars can get in even more practice now after two sets of goalposts have been installed in Beeston after funding from local Councillors Andrew Scopes, Gohar Almass and Angela Gabriel. Budding strikers can now take aim on the fields just off Parkwood Close and those near Normanton Place.

Council commits to review of ‘Managed Approach’

With Holbeck residents and sex work support agencies outside the Civic Hall and then joining the public gallery, Councillors debated how to tackle the issue of the ‘Managed Approach’ to street sex work in Holbeck during a meeting of the full Council at Leeds Civic Hall yesterday (14 November 2018).

Funding launched to support employment in South Leeds

First round of funding launched to support employment and skills in South Leeds The South Leeds Together programme has funding to support focused work with the target group of sex workers and is looking for projects to provide interventions which support them into alternative forms of employment. The funding, known

Police numbers cut as violent crime soars

Police numbers bolstered through council funding while local crime soars due to national policing cuts It is a well-documented fact that police funding has been slashed over the last eight years as part of the national Government austerity measures. Crime statistics from South Leeds show that this has been associated