The Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum was officially established to deliver a Neighbourhood Plan for Holbeck. A forum designation lasts for 5 years and as such the designation of the forum need to be renewed. Holbeck was selected as a frontrunner neighbourhood planning area in March 2012, one of four in Leeds.
Do you have an idea for improving life in Holbeck? Come along to the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum meeting on Saturday (14 March 2020) and help set our community priorities for 2020 and beyond. Part of the Forum’s role is to help Leeds City Council and others decide how money is
The Voice of Holbeck is a group of local community organisations which has come together to ensure that the whole Holbeck community, residents, businesses and sex workers are well represented on the issue of the managed approach and community safety. We are interested in the long-term health and future of
The Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan has been approved by the voters of Holbeck by a margin of 266 in favour to 68 against. There were 2,406 registered voters living within the plan area and eligible to vote. The vote went ahead yesterday (1 March 2018) despite the extreme weather. The polling
Holbeck residents, who have spent six years developing the Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan, are urging everyone to get out and vote ‘Yes’ to the “People’s Plan.” Today’s (1 March 2018) referendum is going ahead despite the extreme weather The Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum is made up of residents and businesses in the
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Last Friday (6 June 2014) the children at Ingram Road Primary School in Holbeck came into the afternoon assembly as usual. Miss Millard the Head Teacher addressed the children and staff with certificate announcements and attendance winning figures. After which she reminded the children of other news that involved the school in some important
The Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan will pass another milestone at a meeting on Saturday (29 March 2014). The Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum will elect a Board of up to 12 local people at its first annual general meeting. The job of the Board is to manage the Forum and oversee the
Last week I accompanied local residents Ed Carlisle and Dennis Kitchen, Cllr Richard Lewis and staff from Network Rail walking the 1.7 km of the Holbeck Viaduct. The 145 year old structure runs from Gelderd Road to Globe Road in Holbeck. Trains haven’t run on it since the 1960s
Holbeck in Leeds has moved a step closer to becoming one of the first inner-city areas in the country to create its own localised plan to encourage development and regeneration. As part of the Localism Act 2011, communities can create a neighbourhood plan which can influence development and improve