Holbeck

“We’re not going to lie down” say postal protesters

“We’re not going to lie down” say postal protesters

Postal workers were joined by LS11 residents to protest Royal Mail’s decision to close the Holbeck Delivery Office (LDO) on Saturday afternoon (17 February 2018). As South Leeds life has previously reported Royal Mail have decided to move the operation to its City LDO, located on Holts Crest Way Off Wellington Road. This is on […]

By February 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Family bible sheds light on Holbeck history

Family bible sheds light on Holbeck history

The Feel Good Furniture Shop (run by SLATE to provide opportunities for people with learning difficulties) has received a most unusual donation – a family bible. This impressive leather-bound volume is a Brown’s Self-Interpreting Family Bible, complete with illustrations and pages for the family to enter their key dates of marriage, births and deaths. The […]

By February 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Mail press ahead with Holbeck office closure

Royal Mail press ahead with Holbeck office closure

Royal Mail have announced today (13 February 2018) that they are to proceed with the closure of Holbeck Delivery Office, but postal workers are threatening industrial action to stop the move. As previously reported, Royal Mail’s plan is to close the office on New Princess Street and move the operation to their City office, located […]

By February 13, 2018 3 Comments Read More →
Me and Holbeck in Bloom

Me and Holbeck in Bloom

Here’s another entry for the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards has been submitted by Holbeck In Bloom, the volunteer community gardening group. For details of how YOUR community group can enter please click here. I have been treasurer for Holbeck in Bloom for over six years now and in that time we have done planters […]

Yorkshire Dance launches new dance classes for over-55s in Belle Isle and Holbeck

Yorkshire Dance launches new dance classes for over-55s in Belle Isle and Holbeck

Yorkshire Dance launches three new dance classes for over-55s in Belle Isle, Holbeck & Holt Park. Everyone aged 55 and over is invited to join one of three free dance classes being launched in Leeds. Yorkshire Dance, the dance development organisation for the Yorkshire region, is adding to its already impressive range of activities for […]

By February 10, 2018 1 Comments Read More →
Holbeck residents to vote on Neighbourhood Plan

Holbeck residents to vote on Neighbourhood Plan

Residents in Holbeck will get the chance to take more control of how their area develops if they approve the Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan in a referendum on Thursday 1 March 2018. If approved by voters, the plan will become legal planning policy for the area. That means any new developments – houses, offices, factories – […]

By February 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Holbeck Viaduct plans are still on track

Holbeck Viaduct plans are still on track

The slow-burning plan to reopen the iconic Holbeck rail viaduct to the public continues, with an open meeting on Tuesday (6 February 2018) for people to find out more, and perhaps get involved. The viaduct is a Victorian masterpiece that runs from just outside the station, through Holbeck, and past Elland Road. It’s laid unused […]

By February 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Mail Delivery Office to move to Parkside?

Royal Mail Delivery Office to move to Parkside?

The campaign to stop the Royal Mail delivery office move to Armley has taken a new twist with the trade union proposing an alternative move. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is due to meet Royal Mail bosses on Wednesday (30 January 2018) for a final consultation meeting about Royal Mail’s plans to close the Holbeck office […]

By January 28, 2018 1 Comments Read More →
Glowing report for Little Owls nursery at New Bewerley

Glowing report for Little Owls nursery at New Bewerley

Children who attend the Leeds City Council-run Little Owls nursery New Bewerley in Beeston can expect outstanding provision, according to the latest report by government inspectors, Ofsted. Little Owls nursery New Bewerley has been judged as outstanding in all areas in the inspection which was carried out in January. The nursery, which is based at […]

By January 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Police appeal following robbery on Cambrian Terrace, Holbeck

Police appeal following robbery on Cambrian Terrace, Holbeck

Appeal: Police issue images of men they wish to speak to following Holbeck robbery Police have issued pictures of two men they want to speak with in connection with a robbery in Leeds. Leeds District CID would like to speak with anyone who can identify the men pictured following a robbery on Cambrian Terrace, Holbeck, […]