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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Feature on Craft Brewery, Northern Monk, Marshall Mills, Leeds.Lead Brewer Adam Lyle pictured 18th September 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Northern Monk brewery to triple capacity and targets Manchester and London

It began life in the basement of a parent’s basement but in less than five years Northern Monk Brewing Co has grown to become one of the country’s most respected and fastest-growing craft beer brands.

Leeds delivery office to be closed

Leeds delivery office to be closed

Royal Mail is to close its delivery office in Holbeck and move its operations to the city centre branch, despite a campaign by locals to halt the move amid fears many people would not be able to travel to collect their parcels.


Teenager robbed at knifepoint in Leeds: CCTV images of suspects

KNIFEPOINT robbers who attacked a teenager in  Leeds before stealing his wallet and mobile phone are being hunted by police.

PIC: Gerard Binks

A tall order for Leeds developers

Cranes dominate the Leeds city centre skyline as construction work gets under way on a £70m residential development.

SWEET SPOT: The area primed for development.

Sweet idea for derelict Leeds warehouse

A derelict warehouse building has been earmarked for a residential re-development.

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DELICIOUS: A taste of Holbeck's regeneration.

New emerging Leeds food and drink quarter

the regeneration of Holbeck is also proving to be the perfect ingredient for an emerging food and drink quarter of independents.

Temple Works  Marshall Street, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson.

Historic Leeds Temple Works could be ‘centrepiece’ of South Bank regeneration

THE historic Temple Works building could be the centrepiece of the regeneration of the whole South Bank area of Leeds, according to Leeds Civic Society.

Marshall's Mill, Leeds

Temple of Holbeck’s regeneration vision

Getting the re-development of Temple Works right will be the thing that changes everything for Holbeck.


Sixteen people jailed over ‘mob violence’ at Leeds boxing event

CHILDREN had to run for cover amid “serious mob violence” as a mass brawl broke out between rival supporters at a boxing event in Leeds.

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