The first sod of grass was turned for the building of the new Beeston Village Community Centre on Friday 3 May 2019. Cllr Angela Gabriel (Beeston & Holbeck) did the honours, helped by Pat McGeever, CEO of Health For All and Steven Gould from the National Lottery Community Fund. Representatives
Beeston & Holbeck councillors Angela Gabriel and Andrew Scopes celebrated the Premier League Kicks initiative being delivered by Leeds United Foundation coaches in the Holbeck area as part of the EFL’s Day of Action 2019. The Premier League Kicks programme engages young people aged from 8 to 19 who are
The Inner South Community Committee will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday (6 March 2019) at Leeds Civic Hall, starting at 5:30pm. The committee is made up of the nine Councillors who represent our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, Hunslet & Riverside and Middleton Park. The meetings are not
Before Christmas Year 6 children at Cottingley Primary Academy wrote to their MP and Councillors to express their concerns about the Cottingley Hall estate. The pupils raised a range of issues in their well crafted letters: “Residents are embarrassed of where they live because their environment is getting ruined and
Local councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass are pleased to see the difference new policing arrangements are having on the Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck since they pushed the Council for their introduction at the end of last year. Residents and businesses had expressed their
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.
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).
On Sunday (11 November 2018) an Act of Remembrance will be held at Holbeck Cemetery on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which brought the First World War to an end. Two minutes silence will be held at 11am on Sunday 11 November – the eleventh hour of the eleventh
Children in Cottingley have a brand new play area to make use of after local ward Councillors Andrew Scopes, Gohar Almass and Angela Gabriel helped to fund a new playground. The new equipment, which is located in Cottingley, includes swings, a roundabout and a climbing frame and is aimed at
The trend for young sweethearts to express their undying love by attaching a padlock to a bridge or other public structure has exploded across the world in the last decade and now it’s come to Beeston. Dog walkers, runners and other users of Cross Flatts Park may have noticed a