Tag Archives: Beeston and Holbeck ward

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Councillors Celebrate South Leeds Community Groups

Dozens of community groups from South Leeds headed to the Civic Hall on Wednesday for an evening of celebration. The event was organised by the Councillors of our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park. Groups that had received funding from the Inner South Area Committee or through the Community First […]

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Funding to support young people's activities in South Leeds

Leeds City Council’s Inner South Area Committee has decided to find a rage of organisations to deliver and support activities for young people in the area. The committee, which covers Beeston and Holbeck, City and Hunslet and Middleton park Wards. South Leeds Life received the letter below explaning the processes. If you run a group, […]

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Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI: Council to step in after cash shortfall

The troubled Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI Project has suffered so many delays thanks to a costly wait for government decisions you’d be forgiven for thinking it might never happen – and now it appears there are even more delays to the scheme which was due start this month. On-site work to build 388 new homes […]

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Would you like to join the 'neighbourhood army' in south Leeds?

They’re part of Prime Minister David Cameron’s plans for ‘Big Society’ - what he describes as a national  ‘neighbourhood army’  of community organisers – and you could become one of them in south Leeds. Community organisers will be trained with the skills they need to identify local community leaders, bring communities together, help people start their own […]

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Council Election: Labour hold three South Leeds wards – Updated with mayor result

The results of yesterday’s Council elections have been declared and Labour have held all three seats in our area of Leeds: Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park ward. This followed the trend across the city and across the country. Leeds City Council remains under Labour control for a third year with Labour […]

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Get help with your Community First application

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO COMMUNITY FIRST? Community First is a government programme which provides small grants from £250 up to £2,500 to community groups in our area. A panel of local people and councillors has been established in order to consider applications.  Round one of this funding is open to applications […]

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Apply for grants for your community groups here!

Do you run a community group in inner south Leeds? Well now’s the chance for you to apply for some cash! Community First is an £80 million government-funded initiative which will run until March 2015. The programme will help communities come together and identify their strengths and priorities in order to plan for the future and […]

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