Tag: Ian Pickup

Holbeck’s sign of the times

Holbeck’s sign of the times

Holbeck in Bloom’s mission is to improve the local environment and help build community pride. Their latest achievement is a new sign on the Moor. The sign incorporates positive images of the area including its historic buildings and the work of Holbeck in Bloom. Community stalwarts Ian Pickup and Dennis Kitchen came up with idea […]

Club supports Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Club supports Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Holbeck (formerly Holbeck WMC) held a charity night on Saturday 10 March 2018 raising £1,320.30 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The club has now raised a total of £2,415.02 for this charity. Ian Pickup from the club explained: “The Air Ambulance is very close to our heart as one of our young persons needed […]

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 […]

Claims of waste as Holbeck signposts replaced

Claims of waste as Holbeck signposts replaced

Gold lettering on black has been replaced by white lettering on navy blue as Leeds City Council has replaced heritage trail signs installed by Holbeck in Bloom with new corporate signs. The black signs were installed last year as part of Holbeck in Bloom’s Matthew Murray Trail linking Holbeck Moor with City Square. The group […]

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Crisis meeting for Holbeck in Bloom

Crisis meeting for Holbeck in Bloom

Holbeck in Bloom has called a crisis meeting on Saturday (8 October 2016), asking Holbeck residents to join the group and help out in their work improving the local environment. The group has dwindled in recent years and few of the members now live in Holbeck. “If we don’t get some new blood, I’m afraid […]