Holbeck

Planning applications 7 May 2018

Planning applications 7 May 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 7 May 2018:   Listed Building Application for awnings to rear facade of premises and carrying out of internal alterations  The Midnight Bell 101 Water […]

Something for everyone at St Luke’s community weekend

Something for everyone at St Luke’s community weekend

There’s lots going on next weekend at St Lukes Church, on Malvern Road, Beeston as they host a big Community Weekend from Friday 18 to Monday 21 May 2018. It’s going to be a busy weekend, with something going for all ages. On Friday 18 the Community Weekend kicks-off, with a fundraising quiz night hosted by […]

Find out ‘How To … Cabaret’ in Holbeck

Find out ‘How To … Cabaret’ in Holbeck

Join Slung Low at the HUB in Holbeck for a day packed full of music, artistry and family fun. Discover the varied and wonderful world of Cabaret with affordable pay what you decide workshops, food and performances for all on Sunday May 20 2018 at How To…Cabaret! The day begins with BBC Food and Farming […]

Holbeck Club celebrates 140th anniversary in style

Holbeck Club celebrates 140th anniversary in style

The Holbeck, formerly Holbeck Working Men’s Club is celebrating 140 years of serving the community on Saturday (5 May 2018). In the afternoon from 12-4pm there will be a family fun day featuring a bouncy castle, go karts, face painting, tombola, food, Leeds Rhinos, the Fire Service and a table top sale. Then in the […]

Making his marks: Norman Ackroyd CBE  an artist and a South Leeds lad

Making his marks: Norman Ackroyd CBE an artist and a South Leeds lad

Watching the BBC programme What Do Artists Do All Day? on artist Norman Ackroyd recently you might have been intrigued to hear a mention of his South Leeds roots, while he was busy creating an acid-etched picture on sheet metal. A meat trade start; Ringtons Tea Factory; Beeston Hill; and working the trams: his roots here […]

Ben ‘Buddy’ Slack and his Swan Song Project at The Grove

Ben ‘Buddy’ Slack and his Swan Song Project at The Grove

The Grove Inn Firm friend of The Grove, and all round good egg Ben ‘Buddy’ Slack and his Swan Song Project have reached the final of a national competition, with a chance to secure £50,000 of funding. The group will provide creative music sessions for people facing end of life through old age or terminal […]

West Yorkshire Police out in Holbeck and Beeston

West Yorkshire Police out in Holbeck and Beeston

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South PCSO 309 Hirst whilst out on patrol in Beeston yesterday had two vehicles recovered that had been stolen. Both owners were informed their vehicles had been located and recovered West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South PCSO 14 Tomkinson & PCSO 797 Hanmer were patrolling in the Holbeck area on […]

Beeston to host local election hustings

Beeston to host local election hustings

Beeston Community Forum has organised an election hustings for Beeston & Holbeck Ward to take place on Wednesday 25 April 2018 at the Old White Hart function room starting at 7:30pm. The meeting will give voters the chance to hear from candidates standing in the Leeds City Council elections that take place on Thursday 3 […]

International stories and food shared in Holbeck

International stories and food shared in Holbeck

A group of local residents shared their stories and food from all over the world at an event in Holbeck this week. Twenty migrants who have moved to Holbeck and Beeston in the last few years held a Human Library event at Ingram Gardens Community Centre. The event was part of the MAP+ (Migrant Access […]

Globe Road to host music festival as planning decision looms

Globe Road to host music festival as planning decision looms

CEG’s development in Holbeck looks set to move forward as their plans go to the Council’s City Plans Panel on Thursday (19 April 2018). Meanwhile the site will host the World Island music festival over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend (25-27 May 2018) featuring top names including Sampha and Loyle Carner. As previously reported, CEG […]