Holbeck

Holbeck

Bar review: The Grove Inn, Leeds

LEEDS has changed tremendously in recent years with new buildings springing up all over the place.

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TRANSFORMATION: The Holbeck Urban Village site.

Re-branding of Leeds suburb marches on

The regeneration of a city suburb marches on with more plans for the transformation of Holbeck being revealed.

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COLOURFUL: Some of the new murals on display in Holbeck, designed by local artist Ian Kirkpatrick.

Murals brighten up Leeds suburb

The streets of Holbeck have been given a spruce-up following the unveiling of new artwork in the suburb.

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FRIENDS: Gabby Logan at the new the Dementia Cafe, pictured with Jean Sykes. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds’s own Gabby launches new cafe dedicated to supporting people with dementia

Leeds-born TV presenter Gabby Logan helped launch a new cafe dedicated to supporting people with dementia.

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Blueprint for 192 homes at vacant Leeds warehouse site

Blueprint for 192 homes at vacant Leeds warehouse site

a proposal for up to 192 flats on a vacant warehouse site in Leeds is to be presented to a council planning panel next week.

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LAUNCH: Leeds-born TV presenter Gabby Logan will launch the dementia cafe.

Presenter Gabby to launch new Leeds cafe

Leeds-born TV presenter Gabby Logan is returning to the city to launch a new cafe dedicated to supporting people with dementia.

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Picture by Julian Brown. Steven Wiseglass of Inquesta, Radcliffe

Eighteen jobs lost after Leeds printing company stops trading

Eighteen jobs have been lost after a Leeds printing company which ran up debts of more than £250,000 has ceased trading.

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An artist's impression of the 16-storey proposal.

Affordability of Leeds development is questioned at debate

A development set to change the face of Holbeck has been given the backing of Leeds City Council but concerns have been aired it is at the detriment of people living and working in the area.

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‘Trailblazing’ plans in store for inner city Leeds district

An application for a ‘trailblazing’ residential development - set to radically change the skyline of an inner city district of Leeds - has been earmarked for council approval.

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Leeds couple in court after £24,000 benefit fraud

A FORMER soldier from Leeds helped his partner carry out part of a benefit fraud as she falsely claimed just over £24,000 in housing benefits and tax credits.

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Repairs after gas leak in Leeds city centre

Repairs after gas leak in Leeds city centre

A damaged gas main is being repaired after passers-by reported a strong smell of gas.
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Rottweiler cross Boris is up for adoption

Meet Boris - the puppy abandoned at a bus stop

A three-month-old puppy who was abandoned at a bus stop is looking for a new home after recovering from his ordeal.
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Armed robbers strike three times in four days in south Leeds

Armed robbers strike three times in four days in south Leeds

Three men are being sought by police who believe they may be responsible for three armed robberies in Leeds in just four days.

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Roy Blanchard (left) pictured with his partner John Roebuck at home in, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme.

A queer story of life and love: Leeds couple’s hopes and fears for the ‘grey and gay’ generation

Devoted gay couple Roy Blanchard and John Roebuck tell Aisha Iqbal about their four decades together, and living through huge prejudice, the birth of the LGBT rights movement and the legalisation of gay marriage.

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Video: Police launch investigation after man ‘found collapsed’ in Leeds street

Police are investigating after a man was ‘found collapsed’ in a Leeds street today.

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PIC: Robert Gledhill

Travellers move on after setting up home on car park of Leeds retailer

A group of travellers who set up home on the site of a well known Leeds home furnishings store have moved on.

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Video: Travellers set up home on car park of well known Leeds retailer LATEST

A group of travellers have set up home on the site of a well known Leeds home furnishings store.

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Police search for man

Leeds detectives hunt man who offered lift to 12-year-old girl

Police are appealing for information after a 12-year-old girl was approached and offered a lift by an unknown man in Leeds.

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The boy was bitten by the dog at a property in Ingram Road, Holbeck. Picture: Google

Dog to be destroyed after biting boy, 12, in Leeds

A dog which bit a schoolboy's face at a house in Leeds is due to be destroyed, police have said.

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Jackie Hird, manager at The Joanna Project in Holbeck, at the projects garden. PIC: Tony Johnson

Leeds project for vulnerable now blossoming after cash boost

A project supporting vulnerable women in Leeds is flourishing after receiving a cash boost to create a community garden for visitors.

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