Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

Cladding: the nightmare continues

Thousands of local residents remain locked in a bitter and urgent battle for major safety renovations on their flat blocks – and to avoid having to foot the punishingly high costs themselves. Earlier this month (10 February 2021) saw the government’s long-awaited £3.5bn Building Safety Fund (BSF) announcement, to tackle

Slung Low to create ‘Rockdown’ gallery in Holbeck

Following on from the success of last summer’s LS11 Art Gallery, which displayed local residents artwork on lampposts in the area, Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, has launched a new participatory art project. The Rock-down Gallery will be created by local people decorating cobble stones to brighten up the

Half-Term Holbeck Fun With ‘Kids Together’

Although we were only able to meet online or together safely within restrictions, Holbeck Together organised a jam-packed week of fun this half-term. Local children and their families joined us for a range of online activities throughout the week. They also enjoyed lots of nutritious, home-cooked meals, as well as

“The best of us” – the volunteers at Slung Low’s foodbank

Every Wednesday morning a team descends on the Holbeck club and the Slung Low foodbank springs into life. As we’ve reported previously, when the pandemic hit last year, Slung Low redirected their theatrical skills from organising shows to running a foodbank for people in LS11 and beyond. I’m proud to