Beeston

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

Local students were invited to see a 3D printer live in action and get hands-on with a selection of medical implements as part of a Future Talent Forum supported by Leeds-based medical devices company, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Over 100 pupils from schools across Leeds took part in […]

Slideshow: Beeston Festival 2017

Slideshow: Beeston Festival 2017

The sun may not have shone, but thousands still came to Cross Flatts Park to enjoy Beeston Festival yesterday (15 July 2017). Photos by Paul Bullivant And here’s what people said on Twitter: Beeston Festival 2017 – Curated tweets by BeestonFestival   Scridb filter

Beeston pizza takeaway fined for food hygiene failures

Beeston pizza takeaway fined for food hygiene failures

South Leeds pizza bar owner fined for failure to follow food hygiene standards The owner of a pizza takeaway in Beeston has been fined over £4,800 after admitting a range of food hygiene offences. This follows an inspection by Leeds City Council’s Environmental Health Team of Sky Pizza Bar on Dewsbury Road in Beeston, owned […]

Race for Life at Beeston Primary School

Race for Life at Beeston Primary School

On Friday 30 June 2017 during the school day, six hundred and seventy seven children took part in Beeston Primary School‘s very own, ‘Race for Life’ sponsored event and non-uniform day. Up to date, the amount raised is an amazing £4,553.21, with monies still being collected. Throughout the school day, children took part in a […]

Summer Reading Challenge starts Saturday

Summer Reading Challenge starts Saturday

The Summer Reading Challenge ‘Animal Agents’ is launching across all Leeds Libraries from Saturday (15 July 2017). This year it is super exciting as you will be going undercover! Can you help the animal agents solve the clues and crack the codes? This band of furry, slippery and feathered friends is specially trained to use […]

Charity show raises more for Kyle foundation

Charity show raises more for Kyle foundation

After a successful first show in February, that raised over £600 for the Kyle Asquith Foundation charity, the Extremely Comedy team came back for a second performance at Cockburn School. The performers also worked with groups of Cockburn students in street dance and acrobatics workshops. Led by funny man Nathan Black, the show is made […]

Older people to lead Festival parade

Older people to lead Festival parade

On Saturday (15 July 2017) between 12 and 5pm in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston Festival will be celebrating everything that is good in the vibrant, diverse community of Beeston. The Festival will celebrate this heritage through running a carnival parade in the park on the theme of “Unity in Diversity” with around 200 people expected […]

Hunslet Nelson are riding high in the league

Hunslet Nelson are riding high in the league

Five wins since the beginning of June have seen Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club’s First XI up to second place in the Bradford Premier League Championship 2 division after 12 games. On 3 June they set Buttershaw St Paul’s a target of 240 and bowled them out for 209. Their match at Keighley a week later […]

Aspiring Communities meeting postponed

Aspiring Communities meeting postponed

In our July newspaper we advertised a meeting that was due to be held by Save Our Beeston on Monday 10 July 2017 at the Cross Flatts Recreation Club, with members of Aspiring Communities. The meeting has been postponed. A new date has not been set, but is likely to be in September. The meeting […]

Beeston amongst historic images of Leeds

Beeston amongst historic images of Leeds

A new display is turning back the clock to explore the fascinating history of communities in Leeds – as told by the people who live there. The Mapping Leeds display at Leeds City Museum has seen people from different areas of the city contribute ideas and historic images to help the museum tell the story […]