Monthly Archives: March 2012

Alf Cooke opens Cross Flatts Park

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE LEEDS TIMES Saturday 18th July 1891 Cross Platts Park was formally ¬†opened on Saturday afternoon for the use of the public of Holbeck generally by the Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Alf Cooke. Note: other newspapers … Continue reading

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Holbeck Cemetery for Beeston Hill

People often wonder why Holbeck Cemetery is on Beeston Hill here are some snippets from the LEEDS INTELLIGENCER from1854 which might give some light to the problem. Sat 23rd December 1854 CEMETERY FOR HOLBECK Letter to the Editor “Sir, the … Continue reading

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Yorkshire in Bloom

This year we are going to be visited  by the judges when they come along to see Beeston in Bloom.

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