Tag: Cllr Paul Wray

A chance to meet your Councillors

Residents living in Beeston Hill are invited to meet with their Councillors on Thursday (17 January 2019) at the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road from 6:30pm. It is an opportunity for local residents and businesses to raise issues, discuss and develop projects, have conversations with your ward councillors, police and

Riverside residents urged to sign up for flood warnings

Many of the longstanding residents of Leeds Riverside will remember Boxing Day 2015. The river Aire burst its banks; causing a huge amount of damage to both businesses and residential properties. The community effort which followed was remarkable. Volunteers helped clear the streets with Council staff and others, and residents

A new approach to anti-social behaviour

Taking on Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and Crime: The Neighbourhood Response Team (NRT), who are they? The new NRT’s are 3 area-based teams covering the South, East & West of Leeds, and are made up of West Yorkshire Police Link Officers and a Leeds Antisocial Behaviour Team’s (LASBT) Offender Manager. They

Campaigners call on council to extend Clean Air Zone to South Leeds

Against the backdrop of the shock announcement that central government are set to give Leeds a third less funding than anticipated for the new Clean Air Zone, south Leeds residents have now publicly launched a campaign for their communities to be included back into the plan – and insist that

Help to get ready for Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) is a massive change implemented by the UK Government to how people receive six existing benefits. These are being rolled into one monthly payment. These changes will have an impact on how and when people are paid. The benefits being incorporate into UC are: Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related

Trentham Park – transformed by local people this summer

This summer saw Trentham Park in Beeston Hill transformed from a dull, unsafe, uncared-for space into a vibrant family-friendly play area, through a community-based project called ‘Green up Your Life – For Art’s Sake’. The project – coordinated by Nick Lalvani from Touchstone, and funded by Leeds City Council –

“How long ’til someone dies?”

After another car crash involving young men, residents ask: “How long ’til someone dies?” Residents were left reeling as a crashed car lay across the entrance to Mohammed Hanif’s shop on Stratford Street. His daughter Sunjeeda Hanif arrived on the scene shortly after the smash at 6pm on Thursday 23 August 2018. She told