Day: 5 December 2012

Austrian Sunshine in Hunslet

Hunslet Library has recently been refurbished, retaining the original character of the building and restoring some original items, writes Julie Wood of the Library and Information Service. Councillors Elizabeth Nash and Mohammed Iqbal recently unveiled the recently restored Austrian prints which have been part of the library for many years.

Proposals for new high school discussed

A consultation is progressing about plans to open a new high school in “City Centre South” – the area between the River Aire and the motorways. As previously reported, the Leeds Sustainable Development Group (LSDG) have teamed up with Gorse Academies Trust and are proposing the school as a way

Voice of Holbeck: Leeds United parking permits, skatepark benches and panto

Sergeant Di Whiteside attended the latest  police and communities together meeting run by the Voice of Holbeck group. Here’s Holbeck NPT’s report: Issues discussed included: • the Neighbourhood Plan.  Holbeck is trialling the new government initiative and are looking at long term and short term plans. Once decided there will be a

About a sports coach called Rocky

I wanted to write about Rocky, who I meet at my cooking club at Middleton. Rocky – real name Stephen Whitehead of Health For All‘s Ace project – helps the kids so much to do sport, he is very good. He is a good caring man and without people like him to help they

Where have all the cinemas gone in South Leeds?

All the cinemas are gone! Where my friends and I went on a Saturday afternoon for the matinees, they’ve disappeared. They have either been knocked down or redeveloped, writes community reporter Martyn White. Often, on Saturday afternoons my friends and I would go to a matinee at one of the

Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum meets to discuss area’s future plan

Community stalwart Dennis Kitchen has sent us this reminder of an event to help decide the future of Holbeck… I am writing to let you know that the next meeting of the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum will be held on Monday 10th December starting at 6.30 p.m. and finishing by 8.00