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

Asda Middleton store to be the retailer’s first sustainability trial store

Shoppers in Middleton are to be at the forefront of Yorkshire supermarket Asda’s research into new packaging technology, as the local store becomes the retailer’s national test-bed for innovation to reduce plastic. From May, the store will become the first Asda store in the UK where shoppers can fill up

Are Wade’s Charity Open Spaces Leeds Natural Health Service?

The importance of the natural environment for the health and wellbeing of individuals and their families is now acknowledged. In today’s busy world, parks, woodland and open spaces are now seen as important assets to the community. Wade’s Charity – Leeds oldest independent charitable trust has been helping the lives

4,000 saplings for Hunslet & Riverside ward

Announcing the planting of 4,000 saplings in the Hunslet & Riverside ward, Cllr Mohammed Iqbal told South Leeds Life: “Trees really matter: Trees help capture Carbon Dioxide, helping us in our fight against Climate Change. Trees provide wildlife habitat, improving the biodiversity of our communities. Trees slow water run-off, supporting

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