Tag Archives: Beeston and Holbeck ward

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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