Tag: Voice of Holbeck

Making Holbeck voices heard on street sex work

Voice of Holbeck have published their long-awaited report of the Listening Well project detailing residents views about street sex work and the Council’s ‘Managed Approach’ strategy today (2 February 2021). Listening Well ran over the course of a year up to February 2020 and consisted of nine round table events

Further calls for the Managed Approach to be ended

Students from Ruth Gorse Academy will speak about their experiences walking to school through the Managed Approach area on BBC’s Look North programme tonight (10 November 2020) ahead of a debate on the Managed Approach at the full Council meeting tomorrow. Ben Mallinson, Principal at Ruth Gorse, has written to

South Leeds Roundup: Runners, Readers and Railways

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Let’s start this week with the excellent Facebook page, Amber’s Autism Awareness, which is two shy of 100 “Likes”: “Autism parent fact – you have moments of extreme guilt. Are you giving your

South Leeds Roundup: Litter bins, blogs and Easter eggs

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. We covered the furore about Tony Harrison’s poem “V” which was written about Holbeck Cemetery and broadcast on Radio 4 recently. Over in the Yorkshire Evening Post Oliver Cross has written a rather good piece

Voice of Holbeck: Leeds United parking permits, skatepark benches and panto

Sergeant Di Whiteside attended the latest  police and communities together meeting run by the Voice of Holbeck group. Here’s Holbeck NPT’s report: Issues discussed included: • the Neighbourhood Plan.  Holbeck is trialling the new government initiative and are looking at long term and short term plans. Once decided there will be a

South Leeds roundup: Holbeck issues, Middleton Park and Santa trains

Good morning South Leeds! Here’s a slightly abridged roundup of what’s been making South Leeds tick over the past week on the area’s top websites, blogs and Facebook. The centrepiece of a £2million revamp of Middleton Park has finally been completed after bad weather caused building delays, reports the YEP. The

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