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Heritage Open Days in South Leeds

Heritage Open Days in South Leeds

The feast of all things ‘heritage’ will be with us soon, this time for 8 days! Heritage Open Days is a national event, co-ordinated throughout our city by Leeds Civic Trust, and will run from Thursday 6 – Sunday 9 September and Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 September 2018. Across the city, buildings will be […]

Leeds housing association shortlisted for three national awards

Leeds housing association shortlisted for three national awards

BME-led housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has received national recognition for its work after being shortlisted for three prestigious 24housing Awards. Unity, which has its headquarters in Chapeltown, but also manages properties in Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet, has been singled-out in the ‘Community Achievement’ and ‘Customer Services Provider of the Year’ categories. Ali Akbor, […]

Pride of place on the Rainbow Plaque map

Pride of place on the Rainbow Plaque map

The Grove pub in Holbeck is the starting point for a special Rainbow Plaque Trail put together by Leeds Civic Trust and the Leeds LGBT+ Hub in time for this year’s Leeds Pride festival which takes place on Sunday (5 August 2017). The trail marks locations in the city that have historical significance for the […]

Stargazing, CPR and shelves on the Slung Low syllabus

Stargazing, CPR and shelves on the Slung Low syllabus

Would you like to learn how to put up a shelf? Or cook Indian food? Perhaps you’d like to try stargazing or decorative blacksmithing? All these subjects and more are on the syllabus at a new college starting in a converted double decker bus in Holbeck. Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, are embarking on […]

Four arrested for Holbeck stabbing

Four arrested for Holbeck stabbing

Police have arrested four people following a stabbing incident at an address in Holbeck. Officers were called to Pleasant Terrace at 11.37am this morning (2 August 2018), following reports of a disturbance involving around six people. Officers and the ambulance service attended and a male was found with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital […]

Planning applications 23 July 2018

Planning applications 23 July 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 23 July 2018:   Refurbishment of Midland Mills and the construction of a 32 storey tower comprising a total of 306No. apartments; flexible commercial space […]

Chip pan fire at Meynell Heights

Chip pan fire at Meynell Heights

A chip pan fire on the 9th floor of Meynell Heights in Holbeck was extinguished by firefighters in the early hours of this morning (22 July 2018) and one male occupant was taken to hospital for a precautionary check up after suffering smoke inhalation. The fire service were called at about 3:30am this morning and […]

Planning applications 16 July 2018

Planning applications 16 July 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 16 July 2018:   T1 to T4 – 4 x Tilia Cordata – Reduction and shape by 30% to be kept at correct size for […]

Fire at Holbeck supermarket

Fire at Holbeck supermarket

Firefighters brought in an aerial unit from Bradford to help tackle a fire at the Venus Supermarket on Domestic Street in Holbeck yesterday evening (17 July 2018) at 8:30pm. The fire was located in the building’s roof void and extinguished by crews from Hunslet, Kirkstall Road and Bradford fire stations using a large jet, hose […]

Planning applications 9 July 2018

Planning applications 9 July 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 9 July 2018:   Alterations including first floor side extension and new bay window to first floor  100 Southleigh Road Beeston Leeds LS11 5SG Ref. […]