Rat 'the size of a cat' seen on Leeds street

This is the size of an enormous rat found on a street in Leeds.
HQ: Airline Jet2.com is bringing a retail boost to Holbeck.

Leeds’s own Jet2.com lands extra space in Holbeck

Leeds-based airline Jet2.com has landed its workers and those in the surrounding area with a retail and social boost.

The collision happened near a roundabout in Domestic Street, Leeds. Picture: Google

Driver taken to hospital after bus and car collide in Leeds

A driver has been taken to hospital after a bus and car collided near a roundabout in Leeds.


The long list of Leeds pubs which are sure to stir fond memories for drinkers

Raise a glass to these gone but not forgotten Leeds pubs.

CASH BOOST: People gather outside St Luke's Church in Holbeck to mark Palm Sunday.

Leeds church to be transformed by funding grant from lottery

A Leeds church “at the heart of the community” will be transformed after being chosen to receive £500,000 from the National Lottery.

Lindsay Neary

Leeds woman blinded after friend attacks her with 90p Wilkos household cleaner

A woman was left partially blinded after being squirted in the face with cleaning fluid during an attack by her friend.
The Holbeck

Leeds community rallies to support UK’s oldest working men’s club

THE HOLBECK community supported bank holiday weekend fundraising events to celebrate the 141st anniversary of what is thought to be the UK’s oldest surviving working men’s club.

VIBRANT: Nicolas Dixon with his mural at Matt Healy x The Foundry.

Leedsa restaurant’s abstract new look has the X factor

X marks the spot - and in the case of a new mural created by Leeds artist Nicolas Dixon, it also serves as a nod to a restaurant’s heritage as well as looking to its future.


Your Leeds local election 2018 A to Z: Beeston and Holbeck


Almas, Gohar – Labour Party

Birch, Bill – Save our Beeston and Holbeck Independents

Brear, Owen Arthur David – Green Party

Buckley, Lyn 
Jean – Conservative Party

Durdin, Robert William Fraser – Liberal Democrats

Gabriel, Angela – Labour Party

Gaines, Jarrod Anthony – Liberal Democrats

Robertson, Ian – Conservative Party

Scopes, Andrew Timothy – Labour Party

Sturman, Sean Patrick – Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents

Walton, Laura Elizabeth - Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents

Winfield, Robert James William – Conservative Party

UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS: Sid's in Holbeck, which has a bohemian feel, with splashes of nostalgia.

Bar review: Downstairs (And Upstairs) At Sid’s, Bridge End, Leeds

DOWNSTAIRS AT Sid’s (you may know it as Sid’s Little Egg... or just Sid’s) didn’t sound like my kind of bar to be honest.

Traffic backed up after crash on M621 entry road in Leeds

Traffic backed up after crash on M621 entry road in Leeds

Police have closed a route onto the Leeds inner ring road after a two-car crash this morning.

Seven reasons why Leeds could be the best looking city in the country

There are a host of exciting new developments in the property pipeline for Leeds.

Prostitute Andrea works the red light area in Holbeck in 2004, 10 years before the managed zone was created.  Picture: Tony Johnson/YPN

Renewed pledge on reducing negative impact of Leeds ‘legal’ red light zone on local families

A Leeds council chief has insisted that “progress has definitely been made” in making the country’s first quasi-legal prostitution zone work - and in reducing adverse impact for families living in the surrounding area.


Bar review: The Midnight Bell, Water Lane, Leeds

It’s a dangerous thing walking into The Midnight Bell on Water Lane around lunchtime, especially if it’s even the least bit sunny out.


Leeds City Council elections: Will Leeds voters show some independent spirit this May 3?

IN just six weeks’ time, Leeds voters will be asked to go the polls to elect a new city council.

28 March 2017.......  Tower Works  Globe Rd, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds South Bank Tower Works scheme setback after Carillion collapse

PLANS to restore a historic building on the South Bank in Leeds have suffered a set back in the wake of the collapse of construction and outsourcing firm Carillion.

Parking meters in Holbeck are out of use

Leeds parking row as motorists forced to pay more for app access

A parking dispute has broken out in a Leeds district after motorists were forced to pay additional parking fees following a spate of anti-social behaviour.

FIRST LOOK: An artist's impression of what the new Sweet Street development could look like.

Revealed: Next piece of Leeds South Bank plan

the latest piece of a regeneration jigsaw which is set to double the size of Leeds city centre and breathe new life into swathes of derelict industrial land is to be presented to planning chiefs this week.


Review: Northern Monk Refectory, Marshall’s Mill, Holbeck

They should call it Equity For Monks.

BUSINESS HUB: The Round Foundry estate at Holbeck already hosts a number of local companies.

Holbeck gets a touch of Spanish style

A Spanish-influenced business is the latest to join the creative movement at the developing work hub that is Holbeck Urban Village.

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