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2015 South Leeds Council election results

2015 South Leeds Council election results

After an surprising General Election nationally last night, South Leeds returned predictable results in the local election with Labour holding onto all three seats in South Leeds. Adam Ogilvie was returned in Beeston & Holbeck, Patrick Davey in City & Hunslet and Judith Blake in Middleton Park. The full results are reproduced below and show […]






Beeston & Holbeck ward

Beeston & Holbeck ward

UPDATE: the result Surname Forename Votes Elected Description COUSENS Amy 119 Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition GAGEN Kathryn 200 Liberal Democrat JAYNES Emma 480 Green Party OGILVIE Adam 4,335 ELECTED Labour Party ROBERTS Tony 1,876 UK Independence Party (UKIP) WINFIELD Robert 1,158 Conservative Party Electorate: 15,216   Turnout: 54.06%   On this page you can find […]






Elections 2015

Elections 2015

On these pages you can find coverage of the elections taking place on 7 May 2015. There are two elections taking place. The General Election will see a new parliament elected. LS10 and LS11 fall within the Leeds Central constituency. We have listed all the candidates standing in the constituency and in each ward. We […]






Candidates announced for 2015 General and Local Elections

Candidates announced for 2015 General and Local Elections

The candidates for the General Election and Leeds City Council election have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates for Leeds Central, Beeston & Holbeck ward, City & Hunslet ward and Middleton Park ward. We’re writing to all the candidates to ask them questions sent in by you, our readers. We are asking […]






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 […]