Tag: Cllr mohammed Iqbal

4,000 saplings for Hunslet & Riverside ward

Announcing the planting of 4,000 saplings in the Hunslet & Riverside ward, Cllr Mohammed Iqbal told South Leeds Life: “Trees really matter: Trees help capture Carbon Dioxide, helping us in our fight against Climate Change. Trees provide wildlife habitat, improving the biodiversity of our communities. Trees slow water run-off, supporting

Meet the officer helping to keep South Leeds clean, tidy and running smoothly

For the last three months the wards of Beeston & Holbeck and Hunslet & Riverside have had a dedicated Civil Enforcement Officer. I met up with Joanne (not her real name*) to find out about her role. She has legal powers to tackle illegally parked cars by issuing Penalty Charge

Hunslet’s spire is set to stay

Rumours that the tower and spire of St Mary’s church in Hunslet might be demolished have been firmly scotched by the Church of England and Leeds City Councillors at a meeting last week (24 October 2019). The spire, visible from many parts of South Leeds, dates from 1864 and is

A new day dawns for Trentham Park

Local residents marked the regeneration of Trentham Park in Beeston at an official relaunch event on Saturday (17 August 2019). Under sunny skies, local residents completed a ribbon-cutting ceremony, children played with the new equipment and everyone treated themselves to free ice cream. It followed the installation of a new

Celebrating achievement at Asha’s AGM

Over 100 women have gained qualifications with Asha Neighbourhood Project this year and the Lord Mayor of Leeds was on hand to award the certificates. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Jane Dowson was attending the Beeston charity’s 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 12 December 2017. Addressing the meeting she