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Hunslet Club launch new website

Hunslet Club launch new website

The Hunslet Club launched its brand new website on Wednesday (29 June 2016). The club invites visitors to explore its new website which has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navifation and functionality throughout. The format has been designed to be as easy to use whether you are on a smartphone […]

Ofsted judge Hugh Gaitskell to be ‘Good’

Ofsted judge Hugh Gaitskell to be ‘Good’

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School has been judged as ‘Good’ in the latest Ofsted report dated 27 June 2016. Headteacher Mrs McNulty said she was “extremely delighted” with the judgement. The inspection team recognised the positive ethos of ‘One World, One School’ which underpins all aspects of the “calm and harmonious” school. Ofsted observed that the […]

Hunslet Club to relaunch pantomime

Hunslet Club to relaunch pantomime

The Hunslet Club has announced that it is to revive an old tradition of hosting a community pantomime in December 2016. For over 75 years The Hunslet Club has been at the heart of the South Leeds community and in its ‘Boys Club’ days pantomime was at the heart of its event calendar. You now […]

Come to the Belle Isle Summer Gala 2016 this Saturday

Come to the Belle Isle Summer Gala 2016 this Saturday

Come to the Belle Isle Summer Gala This Saturday 2 July 11am-2pm at Windmill Primary School, Windmill Road, Leeds LS10 3HQ this year there will be: Stalls Climbing wall Punch and Judy Music and Dance Ian’s Mobile Farm plus Refreshments and lots more There will also be a performance by the BITMO Writers Group called […]

It’s Holbeck Gala this Saturday!

It’s Holbeck Gala this Saturday!

This Saturday (2 July 2016) Holbeck Gala is back 12-4pm and we can’t wait! We think last year was the best gala yet but we’re pretty sure that this year is set to be even better. The weather is looking promising and we’ve got a so many fun things going on that we wanted to […]

Owners warned that dog microchipping grace period is over

Owners warned that dog microchipping grace period is over

An initial grace period to allow owners to get their dog microchipped after a change in the law is drawing to a close. As of 6 April 2016 it became mandatory for all dogs over eight weeks old to be microchipped and the details stored on the microchip database up to date. Leeds City Council […]

Police cancel Holbeck Gala parade

Police cancel Holbeck Gala parade

A traditional fixture in the Holbeck calendar, the annual street parade of the Leeds Pipes and Drums and a troupe of uniformed majorettes has been cancelled by the police. The small parade though the back streets of Holbeck is a local event to advertise the main Holbeck Gala event on Holbeck Moor. Holbeck Gala takes […]

New school planned for former Merlyn Rees site

New school planned for former Merlyn Rees site

A new school for pupils with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) issues is being planned for the former Merlyn Rees High School site off Belle Isle Road. A planning application is due to be submitted soon for the 100 place school and adjoining community sports facilities. A drop in session is to be held […]

Broncos fight back just falls short in first ever Final

Broncos fight back just falls short in first ever Final

Beeston Broncos were defeated by Keighley Albion in the Yorkshire Juniors Continuation Cup Final last Saturday at Featherstone Rovers’ Bigfellas Stadium. Trailing by 20 points to 4 at half time to a powerful Keighley side the Broncos showed great spirit and skills to fight back magnificently in the second half scoring three tries to one, […]

Slideshow: Hunslet Gala 2016

Slideshow: Hunslet Gala 2016

Hundreds of residents descended on the Grove Road recreation ground on Saturday (25 June) to enjoy the 2016 Hunslet Gala. Photos: Steve Bavill As well as the usual inflatables and stalls there were performances from the Vocologee choir and Indian drumming by pupils from St Mary’s school. There was also the chance to meet the […]