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Attempted sexual assault on sex worker in Holbeck

Attempted sexual assault on sex worker in Holbeck

Police are appealing for information following an attempted serious sexual assault on a sex worker in Leeds. The victim, a 28-year-old woman, was approached by a man near to the junction of Bridge Road and Czar Street in Holbeck at about 10.45pm last Friday (15 September 2017). When she declined his request for business, he […]

By September 23, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Holbeck sorting office to close?

Holbeck sorting office to close?

The Royal Mail announced yesterday (13 September 2017) plans to close the Holbeck Delivery Office on New Princess Street and move operations to the Leeds City Mail Processing Unit (MPU) on an industrial estate off Wellington Bridge near the Armley Gyratory. Royal Mail, which was privatised in 2013, says the move “will improve facilities for […]

By September 14, 2017 4 Comments Read More →
South Leeds success at Yorkshire In Bloom awards

South Leeds success at Yorkshire In Bloom awards

It’s becoming an annual ritual for South Leeds’ gardening groups to win awards at the RHS Yorkshire In Bloom Awards, but this year two awards stand out: Holbeck In Bloom won Gold for the first time and Cross Flatts Park won Platinum. Other local winners were: Park Fisheries – Gold Beeston In Bloom – Silver […]

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Holbeck kitchen improvements

Holbeck kitchen improvements

Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) are delighted to announce that they have completed stage one of their ambitious project to develop the facilities at St. Matthew’s Community Centre, Holbeck. The state of the art gas-interlock ventilation system has already improved the atmosphere at the weekly lunches and community café. Sue Cawthray, a café regular, welcomed the […]

Lane End’s new library and garden

Lane End’s new library and garden

The children at Lane End Primary LOVE to read – they have taken part in Extreme Reading Challenges, enjoy family ‘Book at Bedtime’ events, raised money for the Readathon charity, have shared stories in 10 different languages for World Book Day …. And now comes their latest and most exciting reading experience…..an ENCHANTED FOREST LIBRARY! […]

M621 faces six months of roadworks

M621 faces six months of roadworks

Hot on the heals of announcing a public consultation on M621 upgrades, Highways England have announced that six months of roadworks will commence this month in Hunslet. The agency will be installing a concrete central reserve barrier, improving safety barriers next to the verge and road drainage, between Junctions 3 and 6. A spokesperson for […]

By September 4, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Road changes ahead for Holbeck?

Road changes ahead for Holbeck?

Highways England have announced a consultation on improvements to the M621 motorway in South Leeds including the closure of the off slip road at Junction 2A (Cemetery Road, Holbeck). The proposals aim to improve traffic flows and include giving greater priority to traffic moving westwards between Junction 3 and 2. Changes are also planned for […]

By September 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Man arrested over Holbeck sexual assault

Man arrested over Holbeck sexual assault

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating a report of a serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds. The 40-year-old man was arrested last night in connection with the incident which occurred in Holbeck on Monday after he attended at a police station following an appeal for information. He is currently in custody. […]

By September 1, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CCTV appeal after Holbeck sexual assault

CCTV appeal after Holbeck sexual assault

Detectives investigating a report of a serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to. The incident involving a 37-year-old woman occurred in Moor View, Holbeck, at about 7pm on Monday (28 August 2017). The man officers want to trace was seen driving […]

Bank Holiday Social to celebrate South Bank

Bank Holiday Social to celebrate South Bank

South Bank Leeds is set to be celebrating over the August bank holiday next weekend – with an all-day street party organised by Leeds City Council, offering the chance to get a taster of Holbeck’s fantastic independent food and drink venues. A designated party area between the junction of Water Lane and Globe Road, down […]