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Young man arrested over Beeston sexual assault

Young man arrested over Beeston sexual assault

Police are investigating a report of a serious sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl on Fairfax Road, Beeston at around 4.15pm yesterday (11 December 2018). The suspect was identified as a 16-year-old boy who was known to the victim, and he was arrested by officers. He remains in police custody. Anyone with information is asked […]

By December 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
A Shared Place photography project

A Shared Place photography project

A Shared Place is a new year long inter-generational photography project in Holbeck, facilitated by Skippko Arts Team, in partnership with Holbeck Elderly Aid. Artists will work alongside participants with a focus on learning how to use a digital and 35mm camera as well as sharing ideas and stories and exploring the creative side of […]

Planning applications 3 December 2018

Planning applications 3 December 2018

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 3 December 2018:   Change of use and alterations of house (use class C3) to form house in multiple occupation (use class C4)  1 Noster […]

By December 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Lane End football team kicks off

Lane End football team kicks off

Lane End Primary FC  V  Beeston St Luke’s Primary School (27 November 2018) Location: The Lane End MUGA  Attendance: Approx. 50 Final Score: 2 – 5 Match Report by the Lane End team: “Wow what a contest! With difficult weather conditions Lane End Primary FC were very competitive in their first every game. The team […]

Festive events this weekend

Festive events this weekend

As we draw closer to Christmas we have another weekend packed with community events. Sunday (9 December 2018) will see the St Anthony’s Christmas Fayre in the church hall at the top of Old Lane (12-4pm). The Fayre includes crafts, gifts and candy stalls plus of course Santa’s grotto. Refreshments including hot dogs, soup and […]

By December 5, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Christmas lights up Beeston and Hobeck

Christmas lights up Beeston and Hobeck

Father Christmas will be able to find his way in Beeston and Holbeck this year after the Chirstmas lights were officially switched on last week. Local Councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass were on hand to flick the switch and watch as the streets were lit up with bright and colourful lights.  They […]

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Community decides which project to fund

Community decides which project to fund

St Luke’s Church was packed last  Saturday (24 November 2018) as local people came along to find out about new local projects and vote on which ones should get a grant. The U Choose event was organised by local mental health charity Touchstone’s Migrant Access Project Plus (MAP+). 160 people attend, of which 106 were […]

By December 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Final Christmas Fayre at Holbeck’s HUB

Final Christmas Fayre at Holbeck’s HUB

As we reported last month Slung Low, Holbeck’s own threate, are to leave their base under the railway viaduct and move into The Holbeck (formerly the Holbeck Working Men’s Club). Slung Low christened their home under the arches the Holbeck Underground Ballroom (HUB). It’s seen many travelling shows over the years, hosted choirs, How To… […]

By December 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Christmas is arriving in Holbeck this weekend

Christmas is arriving in Holbeck this weekend

This Saturday (1 December 2018) there is the annual Holbeck Christmas Market run by the Holbeck Gala Committee. It’s from 11am–3pm at St Matthew’s Community Centre and it’s always a great event for the whole family. There will be lots of stalls selling crafts and good little Christmas presents, a café with home made soup, […]

Measures Of Us: Testing the mood of the city

Measures Of Us: Testing the mood of the city

For a week in November, people in Holbeck and Beeston, as well as four other communities across Leeds, were invited to answer a question a day about how they were feeling. Voting boxes were located in chip shops, community centres, pubs and clubs and results were posted each day on giant roadside boards. On Saturday […]

By November 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →