Last November Beeston and Holbeck marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with a service of Remembrance at Holbeck Cemetery. Organisers decided to make this an annual event and shortly afterwards Cllr Angela Gabriel and The Friends Of Holbeck Cemetery launched a project to knit
On Sunday (11 November 2018) an Act of Remembrance will be held at Holbeck Cemetery on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which brought the First World War to an end. Two minutes silence will be held at 11am on Sunday 11 November – the eleventh hour of the eleventh
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, 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
On Friday evening (1 July 2016) about a dozen local residents were joined by Air Cadets to remember soldiers from Beeston and Holbeck who died in the Battle of the Somme. The commemoration, on the centenary of the start of the battle, was organised by the Friends of Holbeck Cemetery.