Residents in parts of Beeston have complained of a rat issue where they live – with one person even saying they have seen rats crawling around Flowerpots Nursery, next to Dewsbury Road Community Hub. The woman, who did not want to be identified, said: “Rats are all over the place
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.
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
This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018, 13-20 October 2018. So in Leeds you need to start thinking about what you will do to support the week this year! As part of the official launch held in Leeds on Friday, Cllr Debra Coupar, executive member for communities and
Residents across South Leeds came together for a series of Great Get Together events last weekend (22-25 June 2018). The events are promoted by the Jo Cox Foundation in memory of the Labour MP who was murdered during the 2016 general election campaign. In her maiden speech to Parliament, Jo Cox
South Leeds elected three new Councillors in the local elections on 3 May 2018. We asked them to tell us what the experience was like, here is Gohar Almass, Councillor for Beeston & Holbeck Ward. I agree with Martin Luther King Jr when he said, “ Our lives begin to