Beeston

Park’s past, present and future explored at exhibition

Park’s past, present and future explored at exhibition

An exhibition called ‘Leeds Parks: Past, Present and Future’ is to be held at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park on Saturday 3 June 2017. The exhibition is a chance to see how the city’s parks have changed over time, from their Victorian origins to the present day, and to discover what the future […]

Dentist Ian Marker retires

Dentist Ian Marker retires

Mr Ian Marker, the Senior Partner at Marker and Associates, who joined an established Dental Practice on Dewsbury Road has retired. Mr Marker who qualified from Leeds Dental School in 1982 joined Mr. Baggaley as a partner in 1990 at 220 Dewsbury Road, Beeston.. In 1995 he developed the practice into a 3 dentist practice […]

Another cup triumph for Beeston St Anthony’s

Another cup triumph for Beeston St Anthony’s

Beeston St. Anthony’s finished the season in style at Elland Road, playing the Final of the Senior Challenge Cup against Real Moor. Pictured:  Captain Steven Kerr lifting the trophy, Manager Mark Halmshaw airborne, and the jubilant victors, Beeston. Photos: John Adamson Beeston had an early 2-0 lead with goals from Steve Crawford and Matt Moon, but […]

Beeston Primary: aiming to become Outstanding

Beeston Primary: aiming to become Outstanding

Staff, pupils and parents at Beeston Primary School are celebrating their latest Ofsted report which graded the school as ‘Good’, the second highest grade. The letter from Brian Stillings, the Ofsted inspector says “Teaching standards are high across the school and pupils thrive on producing their best work.” It goes on: “The personal development, behaviour […]

Election hustings meeting in Beeston

Election hustings meeting in Beeston

Residents in Beeston will have an opportunity to put their questions to the candidates standing in Leeds Central at the general election. St Mary’s Parish Centre in Beeston is to host an election hustings on Sunday 28 May 2017 at 7:30pm. The meeting will be chaired by Rev Lindsey Pearson, the Vicar of Beeston, who […]

Elland Road stopped from holding boxing nights

Elland Road stopped from holding boxing nights

A South Leeds venue where a mass brawl broke out during a ‘white collar’ boxing night has been stopped from hosting similar events following action by police licensing officers. Detectives are still investigating the large fight at the Centenary Pavilion, at Leeds United’s stadium in Elland Road on February 18, which saw about 40 people […]

Another cup win for Beeston St Anthony’s

Another cup win for Beeston St Anthony’s

On Saturday (13 May 2017), the 2016 West Yorkshire County Cup winners Beeston St Anthonys, played in the final of the Northern Counties Cup, against Cheshire County Cup holders Ashville. In a very tense and hard fought game, Beeston came through with a magnificent 4-3 win, goals coming from Sean Jeavons, James Allan, Steve Crawford and […]

Man assaulted on Beeston Road

Man assaulted on Beeston Road

Around 10.26 this morning (Sunday 14 May 2017) police were called to a report of a man with serious injuries outside an address on Beeston Road. It is believed that the man was assaulted by another male who left the scene. The victim, a 40 year old man was treated by paramedics at the scene […]

Road Safety event is a big success

Road Safety event is a big success

The Gambia Welfare Society Leeds (TGWS) in collaboration with Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police Road Policing Unit has recently concluded a Road Safety Education on Friday 28 April at Hamara Centre Beeston South Leeds. The event was sponsored by TGWS and coordinated by Yanks Sawo an RAF Airman Station at Royal Air Odiham. […]

It’s sunflower fun at Beeston Library

It’s sunflower fun at Beeston Library

Today’s regular Stay & Play Storytime (9 May 2017) at Beeston Library took on an extra dimension as children planted sunflowers. The session included planting sunflowers to take home as well as filling the Beeston in Bloom planter outside. There were also sunflower related crafts and songs, plus lots of duplo and the dressing up […]