Tag: Beeston and Holbeck ward

Lauren helps clean Holbeck and more…

Lauren helps clean Holbeck and more…

Only on a few occasions does someone breeze into a meeting on a winter’s morning and bring a fresh look to the issues we’ve been discussing for years. This is exactly what happened at the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum on Saturday (24 January 2015). Lauren, a new resident to the area, full of energy and passion, […]

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7/7 ten years on: vibrancy of local organisations

7/7 ten years on: vibrancy of local organisations

2015 marks the tenth anniversary of 7/7, the London bombings. South Leeds Life has spoken to a range of local figures about those events, their aftermath and the decade since. Cllr Adam Ogilvie, who represents Beeston and Holbeck ward, remembers it was surreal to have the world’s media camped on our doorseteps. “As councillors we […]

New Community Committee to discus domestic violence

New Community Committee to discus domestic violence

  The new Inner South Community Committee will be meeting next Wednesday (3 September 2014) and its meeting will start with a workshop session looking at a local response to domestic violence. The Community Committee takes over from the old Inner South Area Committee. As well as changing its name it is evolving to become […]

Beeston & Holbeck’s Councillor Congreve is new Lord Mayor

Beeston & Holbeck’s Councillor Congreve is new Lord Mayor

  Councillor David Congreve has been officially confirmed as the Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2014/2015. Unanimously supported by all parties at the council’s annual meeting, Cllr Congreve, who is the 121st Lord Mayor of the city, takes over the role from previous incumbent Thomas Murray. Originally born in Halifax, Cllr Congreve, who has served […]

Elections 2014: local election results for South Leeds

Elections 2014: local election results for South Leeds

  It’s ‘as you were’ with all three incumbent Councillors in South Leeds holding their seats for Labour. There was little change across the city and Labour retain their control of Leeds City Council. Here are the full results:   Beeston & Holbeck Ward Victoria Bishop-Rowe (Liberal Democrat)    130 David Congreve (Labour)    2,063 […]

Use your vote on Thursday

Use your vote on Thursday

  Thursday 22 May 2014 is polling day for the local elections and the European elections. A third of Leeds City Councillors will be elected on Thursday, including one for each of our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park. We will also be electing a group of MEPs to represent […]

Council and Euro election candidates announced

Council and Euro election candidates announced

  On Friday (25 April 2014) the Council published the lists of candidates standing in the local elections and the European Parliamentary elections which will be held on Thursday 22 May. South Leeds Life decided to cover these elections in greater detail than previously and we have set up a section of the website called […]

Register now to vote in May elections

Register now to vote in May elections

You have a chance to decide who your Councillors are at elections on 22 May, but you must be registered to vote. Leeds City Council carried out a canvass in the autumn sending forms to every household, but it’s not too late if you didn’t register then. To be eligible to vote in May, you […]

Area Committee to discuss community hub at St George’s Centre

Area Committee to discuss community hub at St George’s Centre

  Plans to pilot new arrangements at St George’s Centre in Middleton are on the agenda for the Inner South Area Committee meeting on Wednesday (19 March 2014). St Georges Centre already features a one stop centre for Council services, a library, a jobclub, credit union counter as well as the minor injuries and other […]

Election Coverage on South Leeds Life

Election Coverage on South Leeds Life

  South Leeds Life unveils plans to cover May’s local and European elections. A third of the Councillors on Leeds City Council are up for election on 22 May 2014, one in each of the 33 wards. There will also be elections for Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to represent Yorkshire & The Humber […]

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