Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

Join the litter-pick in your park this Saturday

This Saturday (25 January 2020) will see a number of community litter-picks in parks across South Leeds. The project is spearheaded by the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team, working with local Councillors, ‘Friends’ and ‘In Bloom’ groups and the wider community. Everyone is invited, bags and litter pickers will be

Stories celebrate Holbeck – a vivid and magic, real place

Holbeck and its citizens in all their glory – sometimes gritty, sometimes funny, always real – was celebrated at event to mark the culmination* of the Once Upon A Time in Holbeck project last night (15 January 2020). Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, hosted the evening at The Holbeck

Holbeck Together set to take over community centre

The transfer of St Matthew’s Community Centre from Leeds City Council to Holbeck Together took a step forward last week (8 January 2020) when the Council’s Executive Board approved plans to grant an initial six year lease on the building. Holbeck Together (formerly Holbeck Elderly Aid) have been delivering services

Meet the officer helping to keep South Leeds clean, tidy and running smoothly

For the last three months the wards of Beeston & Holbeck and Hunslet & Riverside have had a dedicated Civil Enforcement Officer. I met up with Joanne (not her real name*) to find out about her role. She has legal powers to tackle illegally parked cars by issuing Penalty Charge