Tag: holbeck

7/7 ten years on: vibrancy of local organisations

2015 marks the tenth anniversary of 7/7, the London bombings. South Leeds Life has spoken to a range of local figures about those events, their aftermath and the decade since. Cllr Adam Ogilvie, who represents Beeston and Holbeck ward, remembers it was surreal to have the world’s media camped on

Lorry Driver of the Year celebrates in Holbeck Working Mens Club

  The sun is setting over St. Matthew’s community centre as I cycle up to Holbeck Working Mens club on Wednesday (10 September 2014). I can’t resist taking a picture and quickly snap away at the black silhouette of the church next to the big orange ball slowly disappearing. I go

744 flats planned for Sweet Street, Holbeck

  A major new planning application could see 744 flats built in four new buildings on Sweet Street in the Holbeck Urban Village area. The proposals, submitted by Manchester-based Hodder and Partners,  will see the new blocks of between six and 12 storeys built on land currently used for temporary car parking

How to..have fun on a budget at the HUB in Holbeck

On Sunday 27 July we cycled down to Slunglow’s puppet making workshop at the “How to”… Festival at the HUB in Holbeck. The HUB (Holbeck Underground Ballroom) sits under five of the disused railway arches off Water Lane in Holbeck. It is not a venue you’d usually associate with conventional

Subject of Adventure

Oh my goodness where does the time go? It’s the Summer Holidays and already we’re another year older. So what to do with the children? I haven’t got anything planned this week so with a fiver, three bikes and just a little of bit energy; Here are my three tips