Hunslet

St Joseph’s clubbing together for charity and the community this month

St Joseph’s clubbing together for charity and the community this month

St Joseph’s Catholic Club in Hunslet are this month holding two big community events: a family-friendly Easter Day party, and a charity tribute gig raising money for St Gemma’s Hospice. The Easter party, 2pm-8pm on Sunday 16th April, will feature a traditional Easter Bonnet parade, music, games, and more; entrance is free. The gig, from […]

Hunslet man steps up to help local hospice

Hunslet man steps up to help local hospice

Hunslet man Dean Hall is next week undertaking an epic 56 mile hike from the outskirts of Leeds all the way to Scarborough, in a single 24 hour stretch – to raise money for local kids charity, Martin House. Dean (42) – with friend Karl Blackburn, from Rothwell – will be setting out on the […]

Hunslet’s Mothers Day match postponed

Hunslet’s Mothers Day match postponed

Whitehaven game postponed as cup clash takes precedent Hunslet RLFC have announced that this weekend’s League 1 fixture against Whitehaven is now postponed to a provisional date of Sunday 30 April. The club has apologised for the short notice of the change to this fixture and criticised the RFL for its decision. The postponement is […]

Witness appeal: Ram raid at Hunslet Morrisons

Witness appeal: Ram raid at Hunslet Morrisons

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information after an incident at the Morrisons Supermarket in Hunslet on Sunday evening (19 March 2017). Whilst the store was closed to the public, staff were still working inside around 8.10pm when a white Volvo V60 began ramming the shutters at the front of the shop until it broke […]

Halifax end Hunslet’s Challenge Cup hopes

Halifax end Hunslet’s Challenge Cup hopes

Halifax RLFC, a division above Hunslet RLFC, saw off the south Leeds challenge to go through to the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup, beating the visitors 20-6 this afternoon (Sunday 19 March 2017). Monsoon conditions at the MBi Shay Stadium in Halifax meant that this was a game riddled with mistakes, but Halifax […]

£500 raised for Leeds Autism Services

£500 raised for Leeds Autism Services

A gala night for Hunslet-based charity Leeds Autism Services held on Wednesday (15 March 2017) raised £500 for their work. The evening, which looked to raise awareness of autism and the charity itself was hosted within The Light. The event gained support from Vue Cinema, which screened the documentary, and Zizzi, which treated guests to […]

Middleton Railway volunteers clock up 677 years service

Middleton Railway volunteers clock up 677 years service

In recognition of their many years of loyal service to the Middleton Railway 16 volunteers were awarded long service lapel badges at a recent Volunteers Forum. These badges depict an image of Salamanca, the first steam locomotive to work on the railway in 1812, surrounded by the description, ‘The Middleton Railway, Working Member’. The three […]

Hunslet Club Parkside Under 13s share the spoils in exciting encounter

Hunslet Club Parkside Under 13s share the spoils in exciting encounter

West Bowling B u13s 24 v 24 Hunslet Club Parkside u13s Saturday 11th March at Clayton ARLFC Hunslet Club Parkside (HCP) and West Bowling B under 13s shared the spoils on Saturday morning in an exciting encounter where both teams provided some good rugby for the watching fans. The final score, 24-24 was a fair […]

Hunslet overpower Hemel Stags

Hunslet overpower Hemel Stags

Hunslet RLFC travelled south today (Sunday 12 March 2017) to take on Hemel Stags at their Pennine Way ground for this Kingstone Press League 1 match. Hemel kept in touch with Hunslet through the first half going into the break 6-18 down, but in the second half Hunslet showed their superiority finishing with six unanswered […]

Council cracks down on dumped rubbish

Council cracks down on dumped rubbish

Two residents from City and Hunslet have been fined by Leeds City Council for dumping waste on the streets. Local councillors Mohammed Iqbal, Elizabeth Nash and Patrick Davey have welcomed the tough action taken by the council to tackle fly-tipping in the area. The two residents from Linden Grove and Rocheford Grove were both interviewed […]