Tag: Cllr Paul Wray

Lord Mayor launches Cross Flatts Park heritage trail

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Al Garthwaite, attended Cross Flatts Park in Beeston this morning (12 March 2024) to unveil not one, but two plaques. First up was a plaque to mark Beeston in Bloom’s Gold Medal awarded by Yorkshire in Bloom last year. It goes next to plaques

Communities cross paths to inspire joy and justice

Leeds Sanctuary were privileged to gather justice-seekers from across Leeds on 8 February as the first step towards building a community for anyone with a vision for a city of flourishing people, and the desire to take action. Guests included local councillors, and representatives from local student activist unions, local

Action taken to stop illegal leisure lets

Action is being taken against illegal short-term leisure lets in apartments across the city centre, including the South Bank and Riverside areas of Holbeck and Hunslet. Cllr Mohammed Iqbal (Labour, Hunslet & Riverside) said: “There has been a significant expansion in unapproved conversions of residential homes in the city centre

Councillors seek action to limit alcohol sales on Dewsbury Road

Cllr Mohammed Iqbal and Cllr Paul Wray (Labour, Hunslet & Riverside) have announced they have now asked officers at Leeds City Council to begin the process of applyig for Cumulative Impact Zone (CIZ) for the retail area between Dewsbury Road Community Hub and Library and Cross Flatts Park due to

Residents debate alternative solutions to Tempest Road junction

On Monday 29 January 2024 Beeston Hill residents met to discuss the proposed changes to the junction of Tempest Road and Dewsbury Road. Over the last few weeks, this issue had caught the attention of many local people, business owners and drivers. Prior to the meeting there had been a

Improvements set to start to Hunslet’s ‘public square’

Work is set to start on the first phase of improvements to the area outside the Hunslet Community Hub and Library off Church Street to create a ‘public square’. Existing planters will be renovated and restocked to green the area, new lighting will be installed to make the space more

Councillors launch litter-picking micro grants scheme

Cllr Mohammed Iqbal and Cllr Paul Wray (Labour, Hunslet & Riverside) have announced their plans to launch litter picking kit micro-grants of £300 for schools, faith groups, community groups and residents’ associations from January as part of their new “The Big Clean Up” campaign – a wider campaign which will