Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

Canal charity urges cyclists to slow down

The Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that looks after 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has launched an online campaign appealing for people riding bikes on towpaths to take it easy and slow down. A short (1½ minute) video and animation reminds all those visiting the

Planning applications 21 September 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

Planning applications 14 September 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

Eight new pilot ‘School Streets’ started today across Leeds

Starting today (Monday 7 September 2020), eight new School Streets pilots began at primary schools across Leeds, including Hugh Gaitskell Primary School, Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s CE Primary School, Middleton. School Streets make roads outside schools into pedestrian and cyclist zones at the times displayed on the signs and

Healthy holidays thanks to Holbeck Together recipe packs

In a bid to promote healthy eating habits, alleviate holiday hunger and help out parents to feed their families during the school holidays, South Leeds not-for-profit organisation Holbeck Together has run a bi-weekly initiative providing food packs and recipe ideas for families. Funded by Leeds Community Foundation’s Healthy Holidays Fund,

Free gardening course to support residents towards employment

Local unemployed people in South Leeds who live with learning difficulties are invited to take up the offer of a free place on a gardening and allotment course to support their efforts to find employment or training. The course aims to help individuals gain new skills as well as improving