Tag: Police and Crime Commissioner

Fund celebrates the achievements of young people

Fifteen community groups from across the region, including two from South Leeds, have been delivering projects with young people aged 5 -25 to combat crime and create safer communities, as a result of receiving financial Awards from the High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund. Thanks to a continued partnership and

Funding available for crime reduction projects

Call for applications from community-led projects addressing crime across West Yorkshire The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire, Richard Jackson MBE, reopens the High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund to applicants from across the region to apply for grants to enable young people aged 5 -25 to play a key role in

Asda and planners under fire at Beeston Forum

After last month’s poor performance, Asda once again found themselves in the firing line at Beeston Community Forum on Thursday (5 March 2015). A packed meeting heard that despite assurances at the previous meeting that Asda would “fully consult with the forum in future”, a further planning application has been

Beeston Forum debates Ice Pak, Health and Policing

  There was another lively debate about Aspiring Communities’ planning application for the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road at last night’s Beeston Community Forum (2 January 2014). Chair Christine Thornton explained that the Forum had submitted a letter of objection to the application and that the deadline for comments

Hamara Centre hosts Islamophobia debate

  Young people who no longer use the name Mohammed in their job applications and don’t refer to Beeston in their address. Women being verbally abused and having their hijabs (headscarves) pulled off in the street. These were the real examples of Islamophobia today in South Leeds that Hanif Malik,

Candidates for West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Election on November 15

The names of candidates standing for election as the first Police and Crime Commissioner have been published today. Polling is on November 15 and the result for West Yorkshire (including Leeds) – one of 41 police areas in England and Wales to get a new Commissioner – will be announced