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When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

As we head towards December it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as South Leeds prepares to switch on its Christmas lights. Here’s a run down of events around the area: Middleton Thursday 30 November, 4pm at Middleton Park Circus. Carol singing with children from local primary schools. Hunslet Carr Thursday 30 November, 5pm […]

By November 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Tackling anti-social behaviour in Holbeck cemetery

Tackling anti-social behaviour in Holbeck cemetery

Holbeck cemetery is set to undergo a series of security improvements in an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area. Local residents have been working with Councillors to identify measures to help reduce anti-social behaviour, successfully negotiating new closing times at the cemetery. This will see the gates locked between dusk and dawn. Alongside […]

By November 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Closure Order to tackle anti-social behaviour at Holbeck flats

Closure Order to tackle anti-social behaviour at Holbeck flats

Unauthorised visitors have been banned from a Leeds tower block as part of work by the police and council to tackle drug use and anti-social behaviour. Officers from Operation Leodis – a team funded by Leeds City Council to tackle mainly housing-related anti-social behaviour – have secured a partial closure order for Meynell Heights, in […]

By November 15, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Iconic Temple Works goes under the hammer

Iconic Temple Works goes under the hammer

In the current (November 2017) issue of our newspaper we wrote: “The future of the magnificent Grade 1 listed Temple Works in Holbeck remains in doubt following Burberry’s decision not to take ownership as part of their plans for a new factory nearby.” This week we learned that the building’s future is in even greater […]

By November 14, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Have your say on developing South Bank plans

Have your say on developing South Bank plans

A new round of consultation has started on the latest version of planning guidance for the South Bank area of north Holbeck and north Hunslet. Redeveloping the South Bank will be the biggest change the city has seen in more than a hundred years and will have a major impact on the rest of the […]

By November 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Project will link you up with your Holbeck neighbours

Project will link you up with your Holbeck neighbours

A project to bring communities together and help people connect with their neighbours has been launched in South Leeds. Local people will be put at the heart of the project, Migrant Access Project Plus (MAP+), which has started in Holbeck before being rolled out to other parts of Leeds next year. Local residents are invited […]

By November 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Enjoy traditional music at Irish Arts gathering

Enjoy traditional music at Irish Arts gathering

A celebration of Irish arts and culture kicks off in Leeds from the 18th to the 26th of November 2017. Organised by the Irish Arts Foundation, based in Leeds, events are designed to appeal to both those of an Irish background and people from the wider community with an interest in music and the arts. […]

By November 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Be a part of the HUB Christmas Fayre

Be a part of the HUB Christmas Fayre

Every year Slung Low and their friends hold a Christmas Fayre in the Holbeck Underground Ballroom- five Victorian railway arches on Bath Road, Leeds. The Fayre is made up of craft and food stalls, mulled wine, hot chocolate, a pay what you decide hog roast & home cooked vegan dish, carols, live music, festive storytelling, […]

By November 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Elland Road – Marching On Together?

Elland Road – Marching On Together?

Match day parking permit plan scrapped whilst training ground planned for Holbeck Leeds United’s recent success and bigger crowds have once again highlighted the problems suffered by residents in Beeston on match days. The issue of fans parking on every available street within a 1km radius of the Elland Road ground has been a bugbear […]

By November 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
A Halloween Holbeck ghost hunt

A Halloween Holbeck ghost hunt

Do you know the story that the ghost of a small boy haunts Marshall’s Mill? Find out about him and other spooky goings on with professional ghost hunters on a tour around the eeriest parts of The Round Foundry estate. Matthew Murray’s Round Foundry and John Marshall’s mills date back to the birth of the […]

By October 29, 2017 2 Comments Read More →