Tag: inner south area committee

£50k Holbeck Moor playground now open

  A £50k programme to improve Holbeck Moor playground has been completed and been opened by local Councillors. Councillors David Congreve and Adam Ogilvie (Beeston & Holbeck) were joined by pupils from the nearby Ingram Road Primary School to open the new facilities. The improvements, completed by the Council’s Parks

Improvements to Beeston’s Cross Flatts Park

  Work is underway to improve the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. Community group the Friends of Cross Flatts Park (FOCFP) have raised money to upgrade the Pavilion and turn it into a hub for live performances and cultural events. The works will covert the front of the

Area Committee to discuss community hub at St George’s Centre

  Plans to pilot new arrangements at St George’s Centre in Middleton are on the agenda for the Inner South Area Committee meeting on Wednesday (19 March 2014). St Georges Centre already features a one stop centre for Council services, a library, a jobclub, credit union counter as well as

Beeston youth centre refurbishment given the green light

  The much needed refurbishment of a popular community space for young people is to go ahead. Councillor Angela Gabriel and colleagues on the Inner South Area Committee have provided £6,200 towards the refurbishment of the Urban Bar on Malvern Road in Beeston. Urban Bar, run by local youth charity

New outdoor play sessions in Beeston and Middleton

  Two new opportunities for children in South Leeds to play outdoors start on Saturday morning (15 February 2014). Children aged 8 to 12 years old are being encouraged to join in making dens and slides, learn street games, make new friends and play. They are advised to bring their

Older People’s Day at Civic Hall

  The Inner South Area Committee has organised day of information, workshops and entertainment for older people at Leeds Civic Hall on Monday 3 March 2014. The event will take place in the Civic Hall’s banqueting suite and include: Tai Chi Tour of Civic Hall Entertainment Information stalls Reminiscence Meditation

Area Committee funds activities for young and older people

  The Council’s Inner South Area Committee met last night (5 February 2014) approving a range of grants and reviewing their work programme, as well as hearing from residents during the Open Forum. £5,000 was approved, in principle, for Health For All to carry out a feasibility study into the

Winter warmth packages delivered to elderly in South Leeds

  Winter warmth packages are currently being delivered to 1,000 elderly people living in south Leeds, thanks to funding provided from the local area committee.   As part of the project, key essentials including soup and stewed meat, blankets, bed socks, scarves and gloves, will be provided as part of