A street improvement scheme is setting the scene for residents in a Leeds neighbourhood to live healthier, happier and better connected lives. Leeds City Council’s Streets for People scheme will see £900,000 being spent on transformational changes to the built environment in the Recreations area of Holbeck. Plans include widened
A proposal to refurbish and improve the energy efficiency of 150 homes in Holbeck is set to be discussed by senior councillors this week. As part of a meeting of the executive board on Wednesday 21 October 2020, members will be able to approve a recommendation that £3.9m be allocated
Leeds City Council has secured £1 million to make the Recreations area of Holbeck more people-friendly as part of a Streets For People project. Staff have been talking to residents about the issues they face and sort of measures they would like to see. Obesity and asthma issues have been
Leeds City Council is set to roll out improvements to bin yards across the city following a successful pilot in the Recreations area of Holbeck. A report to the Council’s Executive Board next week recommends spending £247,500 on improving 45 yards across the city. If these are as successful as
Intensive work in the Recreations and Cleveleys area of Holbeck has brought 61 empty homes back into use and helped seven residents into work. One male resident from the Recreations found a job in healthcare after being helped with job searches and his CV. Whilst a single parent, who was
An initiative to improve housing standards and target empty properties is being extended in Holbeck. Having completed works to around half of the problem properties identified in the first phase of the scheme, the Leeds Neighbourhood Approach is now set to stay in Holbeck for at least another two years.
The popular pop-up HUB service is offering Holbeck residents the chance to win a hamper in the run up to Christmas. Anyone visiting the specially designed bus on Wednesday 23 December 2015 will be entered into a draw for festive food hampers and vouchers donated by Morrisons. The Hub will
Leeds City Council is bringing its services to the streets of Holbeck with its new ‘Pop Up Hub’. The Hub is visiting the Recreastions every Wednesday in a pilot project to get services closer to residents. Services you can find at the Dewsbury Road Hub (formerly One Stop Centre), such
A range of agencies made their way to the Recreations in Holbeck today (24 March 2015) to talk to residents in the next stage of their work to help landlords improve the area. The Leeds Neighbourhood Approach is an intensive project that has been piloted in Armley and Harehills. As
I mentioned my interest in street names last July. I discovered a couple of weeks ago that the Recreations in Holbeck are so called because the houses were built on the site of a recreation ground. In fact it had cricket pitches that once hosted the Australian national team.