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Appeal: Bank robbers’ car recovered in Beeston

Appeal: Bank robbers’ car recovered in Beeston

Detectives are appealing for information following the recovery of a car used in an armed robbery at a bank in Morley. The stolen grey Audi SQ5, which was used in the raid on Lloyds Bank, in Queen Street, Morley, on Wednesday (13 September 2017) was found in Old Lane, Beeston, on Saturday afternoon after a […]

By September 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Great North Run – a family affair

The Great North Run – a family affair

I did it! I completed the Great North Run! It is the best thing I have ever done. Even more so because I reconnected with family. It’s a strange thing is social media. But thanks to Facebook, over 17 years ago when I reconnected with one cousin via a friend and then more family connected […]

Flytipping from a Beeston property onto a Belle Isle street

Flytipping from a Beeston property onto a Belle Isle street

Via Cllr Kim Groves: Another successful prosecution at Leeds Magistrates this week by our team. Dwaine Martin, a landlord from Bradford, flytipped this from a property he has in Beeston onto a Belle Isle street. This has cost him £4,500.       Evidence and witness statements were gathered and as a result of the […]

By September 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Cockburn’s call for creative primary pupils

Cockburn’s call for creative primary pupils

Cockburn School (Specialist Status in Performing Arts) offers unique opportunities in the Performing Arts for 2018 admissions Cockburn School are encouraging children with creative talents to make it their number one choice as they apply for secondary school places. Cockburn School are delivering a new specialist programme for pupils who display a talent within the […]

By September 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New skills courses at Community Hub

New skills courses at Community Hub

Health For All are launching two new courses at the Dewsbury Road Community Hub in Beeston next week (21 & 22 September 2017).                       Both courses are for adults over 19 years of age. The courses are funded by Leeds City Council Adult Learning and […]

By September 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Holbeck sorting office to close?

Holbeck sorting office to close?

The Royal Mail announced yesterday (13 September 2017) plans to close the Holbeck Delivery Office on New Princess Street and move operations to the Leeds City Mail Processing Unit (MPU) on an industrial estate off Wellington Bridge near the Armley Gyratory. Royal Mail, which was privatised in 2013, says the move “will improve facilities for […]

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Cross-cultural lunch a great success

Cross-cultural lunch a great success

Fifty Beeston residents came together yesterday (13 September 2017) to share food and friendship at an event organised by Aspiring Communities and South Leeds Live At Home. A group of volunteers served a mouth-watering selection of Asian food provided by Aspiring Communities including bhaji, curries, rice, chapatti and a sweet rice pudding. The hall at […]

By September 14, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Two chances to get involved with events in Beeston park

Two chances to get involved with events in Beeston park

As South Leeds Life reported yesterday, Cross Flatts Park in Beeston has won a Platinum award from Yorkshire In Bloom and this week it will host two meetings for people who would like to get more involved in events in the park. On Thursday (14 September 2017) the Friends of Cross Flatts Park will be […]

By September 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds success at Yorkshire In Bloom awards

South Leeds success at Yorkshire In Bloom awards

It’s becoming an annual ritual for South Leeds’ gardening groups to win awards at the RHS Yorkshire In Bloom Awards, but this year two awards stand out: Holbeck In Bloom won Gold for the first time and Cross Flatts Park won Platinum. Other local winners were: Park Fisheries – Gold Beeston In Bloom – Silver […]

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Job opportunities at White Rose cinema

Job opportunities at White Rose cinema

With their new multiplex cinema set to open at White Rose Shopping Centre later in the autumn, Cineworld is holding a recruitment event this Saturday (16 September 2017) for team members and Starbucks baristas. The event, at The Village Hotel in Tingley, will be an opportunity to learn more about Cineworld, find out what it’s […]

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