Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

Why I support the Managed Approach to prostitution

In this article Cllr Andrew Scopes (Beeston & Holbeck) sets out his thinking on the issues around street sex work in Holbeck. We know this is a contentious issue, or rather what is to be done about it is contentious. One of South Leeds Life’s aims is to be a

Councillors bring change to the Managed Approach

Local councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass are pleased to see the difference new policing arrangements are having on the Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck since they pushed the Council for their introduction at the end of last year. Residents and businesses had expressed their

Planning applications 14 January 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 14 January 2019:   Retrospective fencing application  Springwell View/Springwell Road Holbeck Leeds LS12 1BH Ref. No: 19/00091/FU | Status: Current

Controversial tower block for Holbeck heritage site?

A full Planning Application for the Midland Mills site off Water Lane in Holbeck, including a 32 storey tower block, will be discussed by Councillors on the City Plans Panel next Thursday (24 January 2019). As previously reported on South Leeds Life, Midland Mills dates back two hundred years to

Slung Low Community College announces its second term

After a hugely successful first term at their Cultural Community College, the acclaimed Leeds theatre company Slung Low have unveiled an exciting new programme of Pay What You Decide cultural classes for their second term. The new term, which will start on Sunday 17 February at Slung Low’s new location The Holbeck in South Leeds, will offer an

Riverside residents urged to sign up for flood warnings

Many of the longstanding residents of Leeds Riverside will remember Boxing Day 2015. The river Aire burst its banks; causing a huge amount of damage to both businesses and residential properties. The community effort which followed was remarkable. Volunteers helped clear the streets with Council staff and others, and residents

Meet the South Leeds Slimming World team

Sponsored content Hi, I’m Jane Masefield and I’ve been a Slimming World consultant for 20 years! I look after members in Beeston and Middleton groups every week. If you are wanting to lose weight coming along to group will be the best decision you make. All groups are friendly, warm,