Tag: Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team

Policing Football, Alcohol and Grooming discussed at Beeston Forum

Mark Burns-Williamson, the Police & Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire addressed the Beeston Community Forum last Thursday. The hot topic was the court decision that Leeds United did not have to pay for policing outside the ground at Elland Road. Mr Burns-Williamson revealed that the cost ranged from £40,000 to

South Leeds Roundup: Sunsets, Sports Awards and Stank Hall Barn

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. The Yorkshire Evening Post covered our campaign to save Stank Hall Barn on Saturday. Don’t forget our public meeting is next Thursday 28th February at 7:00pm. Just to clarify, their picture shows Stank Hall and

South Leeds Roundup: Post Offices, Hawks and Bogus Callers

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. Over on the Cottingley TRAC Facebook page, they are trying to get their estate post office reopened. Councillor Adam Ogilvie has posted a template letter for people to send in support. Also, Groundwork have posted

Beeston Forum: community still concerned about Ice Pak plans

The proposed development of the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road in Beeston wasn’t on the agenda, but a packed meeting of Beeston Community Forum still discussed it at length at tonight’s meeting. Many residents have concerns about the proposed multi-faith centre. Whilst these concerns centre on increased levels of

South Leeds Roundup: Poets, lace, hats and coal

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery report on a visit from poet and writer Blake Morrison who was making a programme about Tony Harrison’s poem V for BBC Radio 4. Cottingley TRAC’s Facebook page includes a

Police report at Hunslet TARA meeting

Sergeant Sam Greaves attended the Hunslet Tenants and Residents meeting on Wednesday 5 December, the meeting was well attended, writes Holbeck NPT. One matter raised was that unknown males are gaining access to the corridors of flats on Hemmingway Garth. This is occurring during the evenings and it is suspected

Hunslet police issues discussed at meeting

PC Adam Firth of Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team attended the latest Hunslet Tenants And Residents Association meeting, writes Holbeck NPT. Residents said that there had been no further issues with the local priority of youths playing football on Hemmingway Garth. PCSO Kay Kennedy also reports that despite making regular patrols at this

Meet Your PCSO: Hunslet’s Rob Manning

Continuing our occasional series of introducing South Leeds’ Police Community Support Officers. Today, PSCO Rob Manning is in the spotlight. I am PCSO 781 Rob Manning, I work in the Hunslet and Stourton areas, this area covers down towards Costco and up towards Arla Foods. I have been in my current

Police find £50,000 drugs haul in Beeston Hill

UPDATED SEP 25: Police have revised their estimates down to £25,000 rather than £50,000. A man’s now been charged and has appeared in court. Check out their press release here.  The original article is below: Police have found a large quantity of what is believed to be Class A drugs, including crack