Holbeck

St Luke’s Church celebrates lottery win

St Luke’s Church celebrates lottery win

Thanks to an award of over £500,000 from the National Lottery, St Luke’s, Holbeck is to set up a community project which aims to transform lives in Holbeck, Beeston and Hunslet Moor. Along with funding for a community coordinator, the historic Grade II listed Victorian church building will be extended, enabling it to become a hub for […]

Join the festival at the Waterfront this weekend

Join the festival at the Waterfront this weekend

It’s time for the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2018 and once again there are lots of activities planned for various points along the river this weekend (23-24 June). Activities at Granary Wharf (near the station) include canoeing, kayaking and sail boarding; as well as a climbing wall, martial arts, food and live music. Activities run from […]

Leeds City Council Housing Leeds is celebrating success in Holbeck

Leeds City Council Housing Leeds is celebrating success in Holbeck

Leeds City Council Housing Leeds is celebrating success. Branching out into the community, the Support Hub @Holbeck is now open! Council services, such as housing, street cleansing, customer services and employment support can now be found Tuesday to Thursday at 5 Recreation View in the heart of Holbeck. The Police and other support services such […]

Get Together with your neighbours this weekend

Get Together with your neighbours this weekend

Marking the second anniversary of the murder of Jo Cox MP, communities will be coming together across South Leeds to share food and fun and show that Jo was right when she said “We have far more in common than that which divides us.” One of the biggest events will be at Dewsbury Road Community […]

Listening to the community

Listening to the community

South Leeds elected three new Councillors in the local elections on 3 May 2018. We asked them to tell us what the experience was like, here is Gohar Almass, Councillor for Beeston & Holbeck Ward. I agree with Martin Luther King Jr when he said, “ Our lives begin to end the day we become […]

Agenda published for Community Committee

Agenda published for Community Committee

The agenda for Inner South Community Committee, which will be held next Wednesday (13 June 2018) at 7pm has been published. The Committee is made up of the nine Councillors for our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, Hunslet & Riverside and Middleton Park. The meeting starts with an Open Forum, this is an opportunity for […]

Busier than it’s possible to be

Busier than it’s possible to be

South Leeds elected three new Councillors in the local elections on 3 May 2018. We asked them to tell us what the experience was like, here is Andrew Scopes, Councillor for Beeston & Holbeck Ward. As a new Councillor, I want to say thank you so much to those who voted for me, and to […]

Holbeck’s HUB Choir returns on Tuesday

Holbeck’s HUB Choir returns on Tuesday

The HUB Choir returns to Slung Low Theatre‘s Holbeck Underground Ballroom on Tuesday (5 June 2018) and everyone is invited to come and join the singing. As usual people will gather from 6.30pm to share some home cooked food before the singing commences at 7pm. There is free tea and coffee available and we will have a […]

Man arrested for sexual assault in Holbeck

Man arrested for sexual assault in Holbeck

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault outside St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck on Sunday night (27 May 2018). An area behind the centre was taped off for crime scene investigators. The centre is in the former church building at the junction of Top Moor Side and Domestic Street. Police said that a 35 […]

Walks explore the past and future of the riverside

Walks explore the past and future of the riverside

Leeds Civic Trust is holding two supper walks next month looking at the history of the riverside in Leeds and what the future holds. These walks offer the opportunity to see Leeds City Centre in a new light. The walks are 1½-hour in length, and are preceded by supper in the interesting surroundings of the […]