Month: October 2011

South Leeds links: New blogs in Holbeck and from Youth Inspire in Middleton plus news roundup

The South Leeds blogosphere has had three new additions this week. In Holbeck, the Voice of Holbeck community group, which discusses local issues and makes environmental improvements, now has a blog featuring reports and previews of meetings. Its latest post previews the South Leeds Photowalk for the Looking Good Holbeck

Plans to convert King’s Arms in Holbeck into flats

A planning application has been submitted to convert the King’s Arms public house in Holbeck into flats. The building is a Grade Two listed building. According to the ‘SOUTH HOLBECK HISTORIC CHARACTERISATION STUDY’ dated October 2008, of which Leeds City Council is a co-author,  it is recommended that ‘to retain the integrity

Video: Hunslet Club radio interview on child poverty

[youtube]Jason Slack, Funding & Marketing Officer at the Hunslet Club being interviewed on BBC Radio Leeds on October 14th 2011 by Jake Yapp, following the release of government statistics revealing one in five children in Leeds are living in poverty. You can check out Leeds blogger Mike Chitty’s post on child