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Man injured after being attacked with his own walking stick in Cookridge

September 9th, 2015 · Crime

A man was attacked with his own walking stick after an altercation in Cookridge, Leeds.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with his own walking stick after an altercation in the Cookridge area of Leeds.

The assault happened at around 2pm this afternoon (Monday 7 September) in Tinshill Road near to the ‘Animal Planet’ shop, and followed a traffic dispute between the victim and two males, one with a silver or white push cycle. The 39-year-old victim received treatment for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

A 15 year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in custody.

Detective Inspector Mark Atkinson, of Leeds District CID, said: “This was an assault on a man with a visible disability in which the very item he uses for support was used as a weapon against him.

We are aware of mobile phone footage of the aftermath of this incident being shared on social media and we would urge anyone with such footage or who witnessed the incident itself to please get in contact as a matter of urgency.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting log number 699 of 7 September or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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Planning Application for former Eyrie Public House [Public Notice]

August 7th, 2015 · Public Notice

Planning application submited for The Eyrie Pub, Holt Dale Approach, Leeds, LS16

Below are details of a planning application that has come to our attention for The Eyrie.

Reference 15/04600/FU
Address The Eyrie Holtdale Approach Adel Leeds LS16 7RX
Proposal Demolition of existing vacant public house and erection of nine dwellings
Status Pending Consideration
Appeal Status No data


There are 23 documents associated with this application.

There are 0 cases associated with this application.

There is 1 property associated with this application.

If you would like to submit a comment about this new proposal please use one of the following methods:

Please quote the planning reference number, noted above, with your comments. The closing date for comments is Friday 11th September 2015.

Councilor Barry Anderson is asking local resident to forward a copy of your comments to him also, so that he can gauge public opinion on this application. This will allow Councilor Anderson to represent your views clearly and concisely.

Proposed plots for old site of The Eyrie public house in Leeds, LS16

Proposed housing plans for The Eyrie public house site in Leeds, LS16

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Justice serves some silence on local noise nuisance

August 3rd, 2015 · Community News

Leeds City Magistrates CourtA Leeds City Council tenant from Holtdale Avenue appeared at Leeds Magistrates Courts today in relation to the offence of breaching of a noise abatement notice.

The notice was served back in February after being breached. The tenant pleaded guilty in court. He was given a 6 month conditional discharge, must pay £250 towards costs and £15 victim surcharge.

This came about following complaints by local residents and was actioned by Leeds City Council.

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Horsforth Food and Drink Festival at Hall Park

July 23rd, 2015 · Events

If you are feeling hungry this weekend or just looking for some entertainment Horsforth Food and Drink Festival takes place at Hall Park on Saturday the Saturday 25th July and Sunday 26th July.

Horsforth Food and Drink Festival will first be hosted in July 2015, located in Hall Park Horsforth, the festival will bring together local produce & traders from around the area.

With over 50 producers and an array of hot street food traders, the two day festival will be buzzing with live music throughout the day and into the early evening. There will be children’s cookery classes & free children’s entertainment, a funfair, real ale & speciality bars and free wine & beer tasting sessions available throughout the day.

There will also be a Man vs Food Festival challenge each day, not for the faint hearted but absolutely brilliant to watch!!

Adults £3
Children £1
Dogs welcome

Horsforth Hall Park
Hall Ln,
Horsforth, Leeds,
West Yorkshire LS18 5JE

Find out more on the Horsforth Food and Drink Festival website.

Horsforth Food and Drink Festival poster

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Summer Sports Camp at Ralph Thoresby

July 22nd, 2015 · Ralph Thoresby

Man wearing 'coach' t-shirt teaching children football skillsACES are running a fun Multi Sports Camp for children ages 6-14 on 24th-28th August at Ralph Thoresby School.

After local success running sport camps out of Prince Henrys Grammar for the past 4 years ACES are expanding into the Holt Park area.

Days will run 10am-3pm each day. Camper will just need to bring a healthy packed lunch, refillable drinks bottle and appropriate clothing for sport and the weather conditions on that week.

ACES are a Yorkshire based sport education company have gained funding from the Youth Activity Fund to run a fun Multi Sports Camp for children ages 6-14.

The funding has allowed ACES to offer really low prices;

£12 per day or £50 for the Full Week.

Campers can attend single days or for the Full week and can be expected to participate in all different sports.

Booking is easy and online, here is a direct link: http://www.acesportuk.com/upcoming-events/2015/8/24/ralph-thoresby-school-multi-sport-camp


Camp Coordinator Joe Rowntree has said,

“It is really exciting to be running a brand new camp in a new area, I am hoping we have a good turn out of local children.”

He continued to say,

“Children who attended the sports camps at Prince Henry’s have always loved their times at camps, so much so they come back each holiday.  We had up to 60 campers per day in Easter”.

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