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
Organisers of this year’s Beeston Festival are very excited as the big day approaches, promising even more of the attractions that are so popular. The Festival takes place as usual in Cross Flatts Park on Saturday (14 July 2018) from 12-5pm. As well as live music, children’s activities, sports and
Green fingered youngsters from across the city were invited to a celebration at Leeds Civic Hall this month as part of the annual Leeds in Bloom Awards. Six winners of the ‘Design a Flowerbed’ categories and two winners of the ‘Design an Edible Flowerbed’ categories received recognition and prizes for
Inner South Councillors visited The Hunslet Club’s Vocational Training project to see their funding in action. Councillors (and candidates standing in the forthcoming local elections in May) representing all three wards that make up the Inner South Community Committee took time out to visit The Hunslet Club on 29 January