Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

Planning applications 21 September 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

Planning applications 14 September 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

Eight new pilot ‘School Streets’ started today across Leeds

Starting today (Monday 7 September 2020), eight new School Streets pilots began at primary schools across Leeds, including Hugh Gaitskell Primary School, Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s CE Primary School, Middleton. School Streets make roads outside schools into pedestrian and cyclist zones at the times displayed on the signs and

Healthy holidays thanks to Holbeck Together recipe packs

In a bid to promote healthy eating habits, alleviate holiday hunger and help out parents to feed their families during the school holidays, South Leeds not-for-profit organisation Holbeck Together has run a bi-weekly initiative providing food packs and recipe ideas for families. Funded by Leeds Community Foundation’s Healthy Holidays Fund,

Free gardening course to support residents towards employment

Local unemployed people in South Leeds who live with learning difficulties are invited to take up the offer of a free place on a gardening and allotment course to support their efforts to find employment or training. The course aims to help individuals gain new skills as well as improving

Airport expansion protesters cycle to Middleton to highlight noise threat

Ride the Noise: campaigners cycle the outline of LBA’s ‘noise map’ to highlight areas affected by increased noise if airport expansion goes ahead On Saturday (29 August 2020), the same day that Tour de France riders set off from Nice, cyclists from the Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport

Women protest against the Managed Approach in Holbeck

Women from a group called Leeds ReSisters unfurled a banner on Whitehall Road in Holbeck this morning reading: “City of Punters #WomenFriendlyCity #ChildFriendlyLeeds #Leeds2023” The group are angry that Safer Leeds appear to be continuing with the Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck and called the recent Independent

Topping out ceremony sees The Ironworks reach its peak

A topping out ceremony has been held on site at The Ironworks in Holbeck to celebrate achieving a key milestone. Senior representatives from Esh Construction, Howard Civil Engineering, and Igloo were on site to witness the pour of the final reinforced concrete slab on level six of the apartment block,