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Appeal for witnesses after stabbing on Holbeck Moor

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in Leeds last night. The incident happened on Holbeck Moor off Top Moor Side playing fields, where the fair was being held. Officers were called just after 9pm on Saturday (21 September 2019) to reports of a male being seriously injured. A

Bus improvement works set to start on Hunslet and Low Roads

From October 2019 Connecting Leeds will improve the way buses operate along this busy route into the city centre. The changes are set to give buses priority along key routes which will make journeys quicker, easier and more appealing, helping to tackle congestion, air quality and health issues. The scheme,

Holbeck Club gets its own blue plaque

Thursday (12 September 2019) saw Leeds Civic Trust unveiling a blue plaque to celebrate the Holbeck Working Men’s Club. The unveiling featured a specially commissioned poem by Ian McMillan (see below), as well as a performance by the Commoners Choir. Formed in 1871 the Holbeck Working Men’s Club is the

Tempest Road to close for World Car Free Day 2019

Tempest Road in Beeston, together with roads in Otley and Headingley is to be closed to traffic on Sunday 22 September as part of celebrations for World Car Free Day. Leeds will join cities from across the world including London and Paris taking part in this year’s World Car Free