Day: 23 December 2015

Police investigate murder of sex worker in Holbeck

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of 21-year-old woman who was found in Holbeck in the early hours of this morning. At 1.18am today (23 December 2015) officers were called to Springwell Road, in Holbeck, where the woman, Daria Pionko, had been found unconscious with injuries consistent

Reflections from Cottingley

Amplify Leeds travelled to Cottingley Community Centre to talk to people about their local narratives; the themes that emerged centred on nurturing people and the environment, groundedness and sharing and exchange. The questions asked included how can we nurture and support people who experience poor physical and mental health in

South Leeds Roundup: Bands, buses and bag packing

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week at Middleton Railway where The Night Flyers band was playing today. Live music and steam trains – what’s not to like? The Works Skate Park has revamped

Hawks help Trust spread Christmas cheer

Hunslet Hawks rugby league club are joining forces with the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust (CBFT) to help make this year’s Christmas a little more enjoyable for some of the older and more isolated members of our community. The Trust do a brilliant job in ensuring the elderly and vulnerable people