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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 […]

Jobs Fair at White Rose Centre

Jobs Fair at White Rose Centre

  Come along to the jobs and information event at the White Rose Shopping Centre. Thursday 10 August 2017 from 11am in the central atrium. Remember to bring your CV   Scridb filter

Mini Breeze at Hunslet Club Gala on Saturday

Mini Breeze at Hunslet Club Gala on Saturday

Mini Breeze at Hunslet Club Gala, 22 July 2017 Mini Breeze is a mini version of Breeze on Tour (so suitable for ages 0 – 19 years), hosted in smaller parks for local communities, with inflatables, arts crafts and a media workshop bus which are all free, plus refreshments stalls and some fairground rides which […]

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 […]

Swarm down to Skelton Grange – a hive of activity

Swarm down to Skelton Grange – a hive of activity

This week is Bees Needs Week, an annual event coordinated by Defra to help raise awareness of bees and other pollinators. Skelton Grange Environment Centre is joining in the campaign by engaging hundreds of Leeds children and adults in their ‘Swarm’ art project. Bees and other pollinators are vital to growing lots of our favourite […]

Hunslet tyre fire was suspected arson

Hunslet tyre fire was suspected arson

A fire at MBS Autocare on Parkfield Street at the top of Dewsbury Road is being treated as a suspected arson attack. The fire was reported at about 1am on Wednesday (19 July 2017). The fire was started in a pile of tyres on railway banking at the back of the building. It spread to […]

Oldest and youngest in Leeds 10K race?

Oldest and youngest in Leeds 10K race?

Albert Jones (75) from Cottingley and his grandson Harrison Jones (16) completed the Leeds 10K Run For All on Sunday 9 July 2017 and were amongst the oldest and youngest competitors in the event. Albert lives in the Dulverton Court sheltered housing scheme in Cottingley and started walking four years ago to help him lose […]

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 […]

Whole city invited to Child Friendly Leeds Birthday Bonanza

Whole city invited to Child Friendly Leeds Birthday Bonanza

A birthday party with a difference will be held in Leeds next week, when Child Friendly Leeds reaches a special milestone. To celebrate five years since HRH The Queen visited Leeds and helped launch Leeds City Council’s bold ambition to be a truly child friendly city, the council and partner organisations are hosting a big […]

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 […]