Holbeck

Holbeck viaduct: “We could do this”

Holbeck viaduct: “We could do this”

On Friday (21 July 2017) the Holbeck Viaduct Project Team launched their pre-feasibility report at an event, attended by a enthusiastic group of local residents, businesses and decision makers. The Holbeck Viaduct Project seeks to reopen the mile-long viaduct, as a green public space for travel, events, growing, and much more. The viaduct was built […]

South of the River – Down By The River

South of the River – Down By The River

What are we to make of Burberry saying ‘no thanks’ to restoring Temple Works in Holbeck? For those who don’t know it, Temple Works is the jewel in the crown of Leeds’ industrial heritage, but we are perilously close to losing it forever. Built in the 1840’s as a Flax Mill by John Marshall, it […]

Prepare for traffic delays in Holbeck

Prepare for traffic delays in Holbeck

Gas pipeline works will see Domestic Street in Holbeck closed to traffic for four weeks from Monday 7 August to Sunday 3 September. Northern Gas Networks are carrying out gas main replacement works. There are currently temporary traffic lights on Whitehall Road close to Dunelm Mill and the works will progress up Domestic Street. Domestic […]

Holbeck Viaduct report to be unveiled

Holbeck Viaduct report to be unveiled

The Holbeck viaduct volunteer team are releasing a report this Friday (21 July 2017) on their proposed project – and everyone’s welcome to come find out more! The viaduct – which runs from the city railway station, behind Temple Mill and the ‘Urban Village’, across Domestic Street, then across the A643 dual carriageway and Gelderd […]

Lane End marks brave Bradley’s funeral

Lane End marks brave Bradley’s funeral

Children and staff at Lane End Primary School in Holbeck raised £100 for the Bradley Lowery Foundation by holding a non uniform day on Thursday (13 July 2017). Sunderland superfan Bradley Lowery grabbed the nation’s attention with his fight against a rare cancer – neuroblastoma. His funeral was held on Friday in County Durham and […]

Temple Works abandoned by Burberry

Temple Works abandoned by Burberry

Burberry have pulled out of a deal that would have seen them refurbishing the Grade I listed Temple Works as part of their new manufacturing base in Holbeck. Back in November 2015 we reported on Burberry’s plans for a £50m state-of-the-art manufacturing plant employing 1,000 workers to make their iconic Gabardine trench coat. Leeds City […]

Holbeck receptionist wins award

Holbeck receptionist wins award

Lisa Riley, who works at Marshalls Mill in Holbeck, has been named runner up in the Receptionist of the Year awards. The awards were launched this year by Lucy Walker Recruitment following on from National Receptionist Day in May and aim to recognise the integral role that often overlooked receptionists play in the life of […]

St Luke’s church wins the Lottery

St Luke’s church wins the Lottery

Community project in South Leeds receives National Lottery Funding St Luke’s Church, based in Holbeck, is set to kick start an exciting community project thanks to funding from the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. The project aims to transform lives for the better in Holbeck, Beeston and Hunslet Moor. The church building itself, […]

New social enterprise is Nourishing People with snacks

New social enterprise is Nourishing People with snacks

A social enterprise based in South Leeds has taken a major step forward in giving experience and opportunities to people with learning disabilities who are seeking employment as the first batch of their healthy snack products have hit various outlets in Leeds. Nourishing People is a new business and employment initiative launched by People Matters […]

Slideshow: Crowds enjoy Holbeck Gala 2017

Slideshow: Crowds enjoy Holbeck Gala 2017

The sun shone and crowds flocked to Holbeck Moor on Saturday (1 July 2017) to enjoy the Holbeck Gala.     Scridb filter