Tag: Westwood Primary School

School support for Children’s Charity

A Leeds charity is celebrating after being inundated with a mountain of food as a result of generous donations from primary schools across the city. Three primary schools in South Leeds – Middleton, Westwood and Windmill – supported the city-wide appeal to collect food at Harvest Festival for Leeds Children’s

Updated: Teacher’s strike – school closures latest

  Twenty schools in South Leeds will be affected by a teacher’s strike tomorrow, Tuesday 1 October. Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the National Association of School Masters and the Union of Women teachers (NASUWT) will be on strike.  The industrial action is part of a

Middleton Meeting Debates How To Fight The Bedroom Tax

Councillor Paul Truswell told a meeting in Middleton on Friday that Leeds City Council is looking at re-designating properties to help tenants affected by the Bedroom Tax. From April households who are deemed to have too many bedrooms will face a reduction in their Housing Benefit of 14% – 25%.

Westwood public meeting discusses street cleansing, grass cuttings and bin collections

A public meeting has been organised by the Westwood Community Association in Middleton to discuss issues with street cleaning, grass cutting and bin collections on the estate. The meeting will allow local residents the chance to discuss issues affecting them. In  attendance will be representatives from the council and Aire

Pupils on the ball for South Leeds football tournament organised by police

Lads and lasses from six South Leeds primary schools battled it out in a blistering 7-a-side football tournament organised by the area’s Neighbourhood Policing Team. Middleton Park Councillors Paul Truswell, Kim Groves and Judith Blake provided funding for the event, which also included play equipment for those not engaged on

New Middleton school ‘tidy’ poster on display

The winning entry from a school ‘design a sign’ competition to encourage residents to keep their local area tidy went on display this week. As reported on South Leeds Life in July, children from Westwood Primary School in Middleton designed the winning sign which will be rolled out around the Westwood’s

Why Westwood Primary is ‘loving where it lives’

A groundbreaking anti-litter project has been branded a great success and is now set to be rolled out across all schools in Middleton and Belle Isle over the next three years. Acting on feedback from her community, Councillor Kim Groves (Labour, Middleton Park) arranged to set up the ‘Love where you