Tag: Holbeck cemetery

The fallen were remembered at Holbeck Cemetery

A service was held in Holbeck Cemetery today (10 November 2019) bringing together a broad spectrum of people from the local community and all victims of conflict. Local Councillors and Scout groups, veterans and general public stood side by side as they remembered the fallen. A two minute’s silence was

Tackling anti-social behaviour in Holbeck cemetery

Holbeck cemetery is set to undergo a series of security improvements in an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area. Local residents have been working with Councillors to identify measures to help reduce anti-social behaviour, successfully negotiating new closing times at the cemetery. This will see the gates locked

Heritage Open days in South Leeds

Heritage Open Days, the historical festival now in its 22nd year, throws open the doors to historic buildings and particularly those that are normally closed to the public. Amongst the 106 events taking place between Thursday 8 and Sunday 11 September, we have listed the eight events happening in LS10

South Leeds Roundup: Views, Viaducts and Vehicles

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. We’ll start with sad news from Friends of Holbeck Cemetery who report on the removal of their viewing platform. The platform provided possibly the best view in Leeds, but suffered from vandalism

South Leeds Roundup: Elections, Engagement and Emails

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Hunslet St Mary’s blog keep’s us up to date with life in the primary school. This week we learned the outcome of the School council elections – congratulations to all the successful