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South Leeds Life in numbers

South Leeds Life in numbers

South Leeds Life CIC has published its Annual Report for 2016/17 with details of the activities and finances of the not-for-profit company that publishes South Leeds Life. The report was launched at our first Social Night on Friday 22 September. The report shows increased activity year on year and stronger finances. Our sponsorship scheme, both […]

By September 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Community leader calls south Leeds to rally for Gambian school

Community leader calls south Leeds to rally for Gambian school

A south Leeds community leader is launching an appeal to local schools, businesses, and other supporters – to help equip and restore an impoverished primary school in his homeland of Gambia in West Africa. Yanks Sawo, a well-known leader of the Leeds Gambian community and long-time Beeston resident, is making the appeal on behalf of Lamin […]

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Free theatre tickets: The Tin Drum

Free theatre tickets: The Tin Drum

On Oskar’s third birthday, he rails against the adult world and decides to remain a child forever. Armed with a heart full of rage, a singing voice that shatters glass, and a seemingly indestructible tin drum, Oskar sets about to reveal the world for what it truly is. However, the world has other plans for our […]

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Outstanding report for Ruth Gorse Academy

Outstanding report for Ruth Gorse Academy

The Ruth Gorse Academy in Hunslet has been graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in an inspection report released today (25 September 2017). The school, which opened three years ago and moved to its new home on Black Bull Street near the Royal Armouries last September, was graded outstanding across all four key categories. The inspection […]

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Hunslet end season on a high

Hunslet end season on a high

Hunslet RLFC  32-12  London Skolars Hunslet RLFC rounded off a poor season with some sunshine as they won the League 1 Shield, a competition designed for the bottom 8 teams in League 1. Photos by Paul Johnson / Phoenix Photography The spectre of a fruitless season spurred Hunslet on as they came out of the […]

Hunslet Club Parkside claim more silverware

Hunslet Club Parkside claim more silverware

National Conference League Challenge Trophy Final Saturday 23 September 2017, Fox’s Biscuit Stadium, Batley Hunslet Club Parkside 22 v 0 Wigan St Patricks Newly promoted Hunslet Club Parkside lifted the National Conference League Challenge Trophy with a brilliant victory against Premier Division opponents Wigan St Pats. The all-conquering south Leeds side playing down the infamous […]

Planning applications 18 September 2017

Planning applications 18 September 2017

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 18 September 2017:   Change of use of storage unit (B8) to form climbing centre (D2) with ancillary cafe  Unit 3 Tristram Centre Brown Lane […]

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Attempted sexual assault on sex worker in Holbeck

Attempted sexual assault on sex worker in Holbeck

Police are appealing for information following an attempted serious sexual assault on a sex worker in Leeds. The victim, a 28-year-old woman, was approached by a man near to the junction of Bridge Road and Czar Street in Holbeck at about 10.45pm last Friday (15 September 2017). When she declined his request for business, he […]

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Aphasia support charity needs volunteers!

Aphasia support charity needs volunteers!

‘Speak with IT’ support people with Aphasia to regain their speech using computer therapy programmes. Currently supporting a number of people in South Leeds they are keen to hear from potential new Volunteer Speech Support Workers to meet growing demand from people with Aphasia. Aphasia often occurs when people have had a stroke or brain […]

Raw gripping ‘Shed Crew’ show wows in Hunslet

Raw gripping ‘Shed Crew’ show wows in Hunslet

Acclaimed national theatre company Red Ladder are this week (21 September – 1 October 2017) bringing their latest hard-hitting show to south Leeds. ‘Shed Crew’ – based on the autobiographical ‘Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew’ book – takes you on a trip back to 1990s Leeds, into a teenage underworld of raves, drugs and […]