Holbeck

Something for everyone at Holbeck Gala

Something for everyone at Holbeck Gala

We are very excited for this year’s Holbeck Gala which yet again is set to be the #bestgalayet. Come down to Holbeck Moor tomorrow (Saturday 7 July 2018) between 12-4pm and as usual we have a brilliant line up of bands, great beers in the beer tent, lots of kids activities going on including Playbox, […]

Free tickets for Slung Low Shorts in Holbeck

Free tickets for Slung Low Shorts in Holbeck

Slung Low Shorts back for a third year with six new plays by TV writers to showcase local talent At The HUB (Holbeck Underground Ballroom), Bath Road, Holbeck, 16-22 July 2018 Back for its third year, Slung Low Shorts is a much-anticipated part of the Leeds summer theatre scene. The show of six new plays […]

Green fingered youngsters celebrated in this year’s Leeds in Bloom awards

Green fingered youngsters celebrated in this year’s Leeds in Bloom awards

Green fingered youngsters from across the city were invited to a celebration at Leeds Civic Hall this month as part of the annual Leeds in Bloom Awards. Six winners of the ‘Design a Flowerbed’ categories and two winners of the ‘Design an Edible Flowerbed’ categories received recognition and prizes for their creativity and talent in […]

Holbeck clean up &  bring and share picnic

Holbeck clean up & bring and share picnic

Sunday 1 July 2018 is the date for a community clean up followed by a bring and share picnic on the Moor. Organiser Kate Alty said: “It’s a chance to come together as a community, do a bit of litter picking, chat to each other, meet the police and cleansing teams and work together to […]

Get Togethers prove we have more in common

Get Togethers prove we have more in common

Residents across South Leeds came together for a series of Great Get Together events last weekend (22-25 June 2018). The events are promoted by the Jo Cox Foundation in memory of the Labour MP who was murdered during the 2016 general election campaign. In her maiden speech to Parliament, Jo Cox MP said: “We are far […]

Open day at the Support Hub @ Holbeck

Open day at the Support Hub @ Holbeck

Leeds City Council and partners are hosting an open day on Tuesday (26 June 2018), between 11am-2:30pm, for residents to find out about the help they can access at the newly opened Support Hub @ Holbeck. The Hub is located in a converted house at 5 Recreation View, in the heart of the Holbeck community. […]

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 […]