Tag: Dennis Kitchen

Holbeck residents urged to vote for the “People’s Plan”

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

Ingram Road Primary School children name new homes on Brown Lane East

  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

Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum to elect its first Board

  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

Slideshow: Walking the Holbeck Highline

  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 development plan given green light

  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

Leeds Latvian Centre opens at Holbeck WMC

  The Latvian Ambassador came to Holbeck to open the new Leeds Latvian Centre on Sunday (21st July 2013). The centre is based at Holbeck Working Men’s Club and will run language, music, dance and cultural classes on alternate Sunday afternoons. 200 people attended the opening and were entertained with