A Kirkstall councillor who took a leading role in organising the clean up immediately after the floods in Kirkstall has been nominated for a prestigious national award.
Cllr Yeadon, a deputy leader of Leeds City Council, issued a rallying cry for volunteers to help the owners of homes and businesses on Kirkstall Road affected by the Boxing Day floods last year which left homes and businesses under several feet of water when the River Aire burst its banks.
— Lucinda Yeadon (@Lucinday) 7 October 2016
— Rachel Reeves (@RachelReevesMP) 8 October 2016
She also took a leading role in helping the recovery in the area and continues to be involved in a number of initiatives
Cllr Yeadon said via social networking site Twitter that she was ‘incredibly chuffed’ with her nomination
Below is a video of Cllr Yeadon urging students to clean-up after themselves when they leave.
The ceremony will be held at the Livery Hall at Guildhall, London on Tuesday 1st November. The full list of categories and nominees can be found here.