Post Tagged with: “Beeston”

UPDATED: Health visitors prepare festive hampers to spread Christmas cheer to South Leeds

UPDATED: Health visitors prepare festive hampers to spread Christmas cheer to South Leeds

By Jack Goodman FAMILIES IN poverty in South Leeds are being offered a Christmas hamper to make the festive period more enjoyable.

read more

Beeston rape and attempted murder suspect formally charged

Beeston rape and attempted murder suspect formally charged

By Mike Berriman and Hayley Longster A suspect in the Beeston rape case appeared in court this morning, and was formally charged with attempted murder, rape, and grievous bodily harm.

read more

Beeston looking to forget ten years after 7/7

Mohammed Sidique Khan (left), and Shehzad Tanweer (centre) were both from Beeston.  Hasib Hussain (right) was from Holbeck.

As the country fell silent to remember the 52 killed in the 7/7 bombing, 10 years on residents in Beeston are trying to erase the area’s bad press.

read more

Man extradited back to UK over attempted murder and rape in Beeston

Man extradited back to UK over attempted murder and rape in Beeston

A man suspected of the attempted rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman in Beeston is being extradited from Slovakia back to the UK. Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen, from West Yorkshire Police, said: ‘‘The 21-year-old, who was arrested from the Kosice area of Slovakia on the 4 June, is due to be brought back to the UK later this week […]

read more