Hunslet

Appeal: Cash stolen at Hunslet Morrison’s

Appeal: Cash stolen at Hunslet Morrison’s

Police are appealing for information after cash was stolen in a robbery at a Leeds supermarket. Leeds District CID would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place at about 10pm at The Morrison’s supermarket in the Penny Hill Centre, Hunslet on Thursday 20 July 2017. It took place […]

Low Road & Windmill schools support Cash for Kids

Low Road & Windmill schools support Cash for Kids

Low Road and Windmill Primary Schools are very much involved with Radio Aire‘s Cash for Kids. Since November 2016 we have raised funds for Mission Christmas and 500 Faces and also taken part in their Superhero Day. The children at Low Road and Windmill have been very fortunate in receiving Christmas Gifts and Easter Eggs […]

South of the River – Down By The River

South of the River – Down By The River

What are we to make of Burberry saying ‘no thanks’ to restoring Temple Works in Holbeck? For those who don’t know it, Temple Works is the jewel in the crown of Leeds’ industrial heritage, but we are perilously close to losing it forever. Built in the 1840’s as a Flax Mill by John Marshall, it […]

Mini Breeze at Hunslet Club Gala on Saturday

Mini Breeze at Hunslet Club Gala on Saturday

Mini Breeze at Hunslet Club Gala, 22 July 2017 Mini Breeze is a mini version of Breeze on Tour (so suitable for ages 0 – 19 years), hosted in smaller parks for local communities, with inflatables, arts crafts and a media workshop bus which are all free, plus refreshments stalls and some fairground rides which […]

Hunslet tyre fire was suspected arson

Hunslet tyre fire was suspected arson

A fire at MBS Autocare on Parkfield Street at the top of Dewsbury Road is being treated as a suspected arson attack. The fire was reported at about 1am on Wednesday (19 July 2017). The fire was started in a pile of tyres on railway banking at the back of the building. It spread to […]

Hunslet firm is creating opportunities for the unemployed

Hunslet firm is creating opportunities for the unemployed

TRFC commended for creating job opportunities for long-term unemployed  The Right Fuelcard Company (TRFC), based in Hunslet, has been highly commended for its ongoing commitment to create opportunities for disadvantaged and long-term unemployed jobseekers. The accolade is from the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) Employability Awards 2017, which showcases and champions best practice across the […]

Hunslet edge Newcastle in close game

Hunslet edge Newcastle in close game

Hunslet RLFC won a close match against Newcastle Thunder on Sunday (16 July 2017) with the last kick of the match at South Leeds Stadium. The match swung back and forth but neither side were ever more than one score ahead throughout the game. The final score: Hunslet RLFC 26-25 Newcastle Thunder. The game was […]

Appeal for colleagues of Trevor Hayton

Appeal for colleagues of Trevor Hayton

Former colleagues of a man struck down with asbestos disease are being urged to come forward by his family solicitor seeking damages.                     Trevor Hayton died due to asbestosis in December 2015, aged 70. Howard Bonnett, of York Solicitors Corries, who act for Mr Hayton’s widow, […]

Hunslet Gala 2017

Hunslet Gala 2017

I arrived at the gala around midday to see around 100 people enjoying the sun and and the various stalls, rides and other things for the Gala. Glad to see this year not many car boot stalls and good to see plenty of Tombola stalls to raise money for good causes. The Fire service was […]

Coroners Appeal: John Derick Sayers

Coroners Appeal: John Derick Sayers

Coroners in Leeds are appealing for relatives of John Derick Sayers to get in touch. Mr Sayers, 77, formerly of Larchfield Residential Home in Hunslet, died on 27 June 2017 at St James’ Hospital. He died of natural causes. Any relatives are asked to contact Coroner’s Officer Clive Firth on 01924 292301.   Image: Elliott […]