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Housing regeneration scheme completes its work

Housing regeneration scheme completes its work

The Beeston Hill and Holbeck housing regeneration scheme has completed its capital works and held a celebration event at Bismarck Way on Wednesday {22 March 2017). Speeches were kept to a minimum given the inclement weather, but Simon Costigan from Housing Leeds spoke about the commitment of local councillors to ensuring that “real changes were […]

Armed robberies: Police release CCTV images

Armed robberies: Police release CCTV images

Detectives investigating three armed robberies in South Leeds which are believed to be linked have released CCTV images of the suspects. One image from a robbery at Holbeck Wines & Spirits on Tuesday night (21 March 2017) shows the face of one of the suspects, who is wearing a distinctive blue and black North Face […]

Police appeal after series of armed robberies

Police appeal after series of armed robberies

Detectives are appealing for information following three armed robberies in South Leeds which are believed to be linked. At 10.25pm last night (Tuesday 21 March 2017) police were called to Holbeck Wines & Spirits, in Top Moor Side, after the shop was robbed by three men, one of whom was armed with what appeared to […]

Bedtime story evening fun at Lane End Primary

Bedtime story evening fun at Lane End Primary

An exciting evening filled with bedtime stories took place at Lane End Primary School on Thursday 2nd March. As part of their World Book Day fun the teachers, parents, carers and children came together in their pyjamas for hot chocolate and to share lots of wonderful children’s books. “At Lane End Primary School, we are […]

Sex worker charity wins national award

Sex worker charity wins national award

Basis Yorkshire wins national award for supporting sex workers and vulnerable women A Leeds-based charity has won a prestigious national award for the support it provides to women sex workers and young people who are, or are at risk of, being sexually exploited. Basis Yorkshire has beaten more than 400 organisations from all over the […]

Director of Holbeck gym to compete in European Championships

Director of Holbeck gym to compete in European Championships

Director of Motive8 North Gym in Holbeck Urban Village goes for gold at 2017 Soria ETU Duathlon European Championships Jenny Cromack, director at Motive8 North Personal Training Studio and Gym in Holbeck Urban Village, is set to go for gold this April as she has been chosen to represent Team GB in the female 34-39 […]

Appeal after girl approached by man in Holbeck

Appeal after girl approached by man in Holbeck

Police are appealing for information after a 12-year-old girl was approached by a man in Holbeck. The girl had walked through the M621 underpass next to Holbeck Moor Park between 6.50pm and 7.10pm on Wednesday  (1 March 2017) when she was approached by a man who tried to befriend her and offered her a lift. […]

Art Life: South of the River | WARG

Art Life: South of the River | WARG

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, I find myself sat in the back room of the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, Leeds United are playing at Elland Road whilst a small group of Norwegian fans down beer and sing songs in the other room. I am here for a presentation that will ignite a new project for […]

By February 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Training places for railway work

Training places for railway work

Young people are encouraged to make tracks down to Holbeck to start their career on the railway. Opportunities are available right now to join a training scheme learning track maintenance skills. Training company Realskills are looking for young people aged 16-18 who are interested in a chance to gain skills and experience in an outdoor […]

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New walking group to research Holbeck

New walking group to research Holbeck

A new walking group, the Walking Around Research Group (WARG), has recently been awarded funding through the go:walking initiative to conduct some experimental walks in Holbeck. The group aim to develop a unique route in time for the forthcoming international Jane’s Walk Festival in May this year. The group has been put together by Dr […]

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →