Tag: Cllr Kim Groves

We need the government to build a new school

Following last Saturday’s (7 March 2020) demonstration in Middleton about school places, we asked the Middleton Park Councillors and the Not My School Campaign to explain their positions. This article has been written by Councillors Judith Blake, Kim Groves and Paul Truswell, to read the Not My School Campaign’s article

Council takes over golf club land

Leeds City Council is taking over the former South Leeds Golf Club bringing an end to the uncertainty about the future of the green space. The future of the site has been in doubt since the Club went into administration having ceased trading in November last year. The club had

Police & Crime Commissioner visits Middleton Elderly Aid

Mark-Burns Williamson who is the Police & Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire visited our Social Centre last Saturday (25 January 2020) to see what a difference the Safer Communities Fund Grant we received from them had made to us. We had been having a lot of vandalism on our new

AccessBus vehicles go green

Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee joined passengers to welcome back the first AccessBus to undergo emission-reducing retro-engineering and receive a fresh new livery. As a result of a successful bid to the government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund, the Combined Authority’s fleet of 33

New playground opened in Middleton Park

The Friends of Middleton Park working in close partnership with officers from the Leeds City Council and Groundwork trust have managed to secure a package of funding that has enabled the playground to be refurbished, extended and new play opportunities to be installed. The improvement work was undertaken following feedback

Have your say on plans for new cycling routes in South Leeds

People are being asked for their views on plans for £6.5m of new cycling routes in Leeds, as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot in partnership with Leeds City Council. In the south of the

Refurbished hall dedicated to community stalwart

Manorfield Hall Community Centre held a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the refurbishment of the hall and kitchen last Thursday (11 April 2019). The hall has been named in honour of community stalwart Geoff Byers, who died in January this year, in recognition of his dedication and unstinting work for