Tag: Dennis Kitchen

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

50 people attend Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan Workshop

A community centre could become the focus of commercial and service delivery in Holbeck if residents’ plans come to fruition. Over 50 people gathered at St Matthew’s Community Centre, on Saturday morning to discuss what should be included in the Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan. Acting Chair, Dennis Kitchen, referred to the

Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan – Moving Forward

More than 30 people crammed into the bar at Holbeck Working Men’s Club on Monday night to hear about progress on the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum. Dennis Kitchen, Interim Chair, reported on work with membership, publicity and designation of the area for the Neighbourhood Plan. Dennis said that, in addition to

Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum meets to discuss area’s future plan

Community stalwart Dennis Kitchen has sent us this reminder of an event to help decide the future of Holbeck… I am writing to let you know that the next meeting of the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum will be held on Monday 10th December starting at 6.30 p.m. and finishing by 8.00

South Leeds residents form community network

Members from a number of community groups across South Leeds have met to form a new network. The meeting, at Tenants Hall Enterprise Centre in Middleton last night, saw local residents agree to form the South Leeds Community Network, which aims to help local groups access information to support their

Holbeck starts to map its future

Holbeck residents turned put in force last night to start mapping out a future plan on how Holbeck will be developed. The meeting, at Holbeck Working Men’s Club, set up a new neighbourhood forum for the area. The forum will help steer the Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan, which will help decide how

Key meeting to help map Holbeck’s future

Holbeck residents are invited to a public meeting tomorrow (Thursday) to set up a new neighbourhood forum for the area. The forum will help steer a Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan which will help decide how the area should be developed in coming years. The plan is being put together by Holbeck

Picture perfect: Top floor view from Crescent Towers – Plus ‘In Bloom’

What a fabulous view of South Leeds and beyond those community stalwarts Dennis Kitchen and Ian Pickup have! The duo, who are the brains behind The Voice of Holbeck, Holbeck in Bloom and Friends of Holbeck Social Club, live on the top floor in Crescent Towers at the bottom of

Walkabout set to highlight Holbeck issues

A walk around Holbeck highlighting ‘what’s good and what’s not so good’ will help shape an ambitious plan for improving the area. Dennis Kitchen, acting chair of the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum, said: “The Neighbourhood Plan offers a great opportunity for all those who live or work in Holbeck or have an interest