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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 […]

By September 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

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 […]

Could you be the next Hunslet Rookie?

Could you be the next Hunslet Rookie?

Following the success of last season’s inaugural “Hunslet Rookie” Hunslet RLFC have announced that they will be running another trial game this year. Once again they are looking to unearth the next big talent with a view to earning a contract and a place in our squad for the 2018 season. Hunslet Rookie will comprise […]

By September 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Views sought on new Park & Ride at Stourton

Views sought on new Park & Ride at Stourton

Consultation events are taking place next week in Belle Isle and Hunslet as Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority reveal details of the planned Park & Ride scheme to be built by Junction 7 of the M621 at Stourton. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the Stourton Park & Ride is […]

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Hunslet edge thriller to secure home advantage

Hunslet edge thriller to secure home advantage

Hunslet RLFC 18-12 London Skolars Hunslet RLFC won a tight contest today (17 September 2017) to secure home advantage in the Division 1 Shield against a buoyant London Skolars. Both teams were confirmed to play in the final, but the last league meeting of the year determined who would get home advantage. As expected the […]

Support Hunslet’s surge for the Shield

Support Hunslet’s surge for the Shield

Sunday (17 September 2017) sees Hunslet RLFC take on the London Skolars for the first of two games that will determine destination of the League 1 Shield. Both clubs have already qualified for the League 1 shield final which will take place next week. London currently sit top of the League 1 shield rankings one […]

By September 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Warriors win funding for new goal posts

Warriors win funding for new goal posts

Hunslet Green, home of the Hunslet Warriors, is home to a new set of rugby posts thanks to sponsorship from Carling after their old ones rusted at the base and fell down. Nominated by volunteer club secretary Pat Benatmane, the new posts will help support its growing playing membership. As well as the men’s and […]

By September 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Appeal after robbery in Hunslet

Appeal after robbery in Hunslet

Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed of business takings outside a South Leeds shopping centre. The victim, a 51-year-old woman, was attacked by three to four males outside the Penny Hill Centre, in Church Street, Hunslet, as she went to deposit the cash. She was passing the Well Pharmacy when she […]

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