Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

Managed Approach curtailed by Coronavirus crisis

Safer Leeds has changed the Managed Approach to street prostitution in Holbeck in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Sex workers and men seeking sex are advised that the Government’s advice on social distancing applies to them and that soliciting in the Managed Approach area, or the surrounding residential area, will

Holbeck Together responds to crisis with virtual kindness campaign

South-Leeds, not-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Together has launched a #VirtualKindness campaign to help care for the most vulnerable members of the community and to reach out to volunteers for support to manage the influx of new clients as a result of the current crisis. #VirtualKindness aims to raise awareness of community

Services cancelled but worship continues amid Covid-19

Mosques in South Leeds took different approaches to holding the weekly ‘jummah’ congregational prayer on the first Friday (20 March 2020) since government advice discouraging large gatherings. The Abu Huraira Mosque on Beeston Hill and the Al-Madina Masjid off Dewsbury Road had announced their closures on Thursday but Masjid Ibraheem

Forum discusses new Holbeck developments

Grand designs for the future development of Temple Works and St Matthew’s Community Centre were discussed at the latest Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum meeting on Saturday (14 March 2020). Following the news that £25 million of government funding could be made available to bring a British Library North to Temple Works,