Tag: Lord Mayor of Leeds

Walkers share their faith and friendship

Beeston residents of different beliefs and backgrounds came together to promote unity by taking part in an afternoon of interfaith activities on Sunday (16 June 2019). The Walk of Friendship event, organised by Concord Interfaith Fellowship, saw participants congregate at Beeston Hill United Free Church before visiting the Guru Nanak

Lord Mayor wowed by Hunslet Club

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr Graham Latty yesterday (Wednesday 13 March 2019) paid a formal visit to the Hunslet Club with the Lady Mayoress (also a councillor: Cllr Pat Latty) – and couldn’t quite believe his eyes. Following a tour of the site – which was heaving with after-school

Last Coals To Leeds success to be followed by Star Rails

Middleton Railway’s weekend of events to commemorate fifty years since the closure of the last coal mine in Leeds proved a great success last weekend (29 & 30 September 2018). The event was supported by the Railway’s new President Hilary Benn MP who waved the first train of the day

Green fingered youngsters celebrated in this year’s Leeds in Bloom awards

Green fingered youngsters from across the city were invited to a celebration at Leeds Civic Hall this month as part of the annual Leeds in Bloom Awards. Six winners of the ‘Design a Flowerbed’ categories and two winners of the ‘Design an Edible Flowerbed’ categories received recognition and prizes for

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

Cottingley celebrates its first Apple Day

Over 80 Cottingley Hall estate residents turned out in force on Saturday to celebrate Apple Day, the first community event in their orchards, which they planted in February 2016. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Gerry Harper, officially opened the Apple Day celebrations and joined in the festivities. The fun