Tag: Save Our Beeston

Ten things we learned about Aspiring Communities’ plans

One hundred people attended a meeting last night (10 December 2017) to find our more about Aspiring Communities’ (AC) controversial plans for the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road. The meeting, organised by Aspiring Communities and held at Beeston Parish Centre, set out to answer residents’ questions about the group’s

Aspiring Communities planning enquiry: day two

The second day of the planning inquiry into the proposed development by Aspiring Communities of the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road, Beeston was taken up with evidence from Aspiring Communities. Ash Mahmood was the first witness. He stated that Aspiring Communities intentions had always been to make the facilities

Aspiring Communities planning inquiry – day one

The planning inquiry into the proposed development by Aspiring Communities of the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road, Beeston started today (Tuesday 28 March 2017) at Leeds Civic Hall. During the day the government appointed Planning Inspector, Chris Preston, heard from local residents and organisations and witnesses for Leeds City

Controversial Ice Pak planning inquiry to start

It’s four years since Beeston-based charity Aspiring Communities first floated its plans to convert the former Ice Pak factory on Barkly Road. This week an independent Planning Inspector will hold a four day public inquiry into their controversial planning application. Hearings will be held at Leeds Civic Hall running from

Walk ensures St Mary’s clock will work again

Repairs to the clock at St Mary’s church in Beeston commenced today thanks to a sponsored walk organised by the church and the Save Our Beeston Facebook Group. Forty intrepid walkers set out from St Mary’s Beeston at 11:30am on Sunday (12 March 2017) to ‘beat the bounds’ of the

South Leeds Roundup: Crews, coats and careers

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. Every Tuesday at 4:30pm DAZL hold a dance class for 6-12 year old girls and boys. Momentum is