Hunslet

Students countdown to space rocket project launch

Students countdown to space rocket project launch

UTC Leeds students are counting down to the launch of an innovative rocket-inspired educational event supported by world leading space scientists. Rockets Week will be held at UTC Leeds on Sayner Road in Hunslet from 27 November to  1 December 2017, and bring space rocket, technology and engineering experts to the students for a series […]

By November 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
King meets Swing at The Parnaby Tavern

King meets Swing at The Parnaby Tavern

Parnaby Tavern, Hunslet presents King meets Swing.  Ken says: “A show not to be missed. Saw the show earlier this year. Fantastic evening.”   Scridb filter

By November 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Remembrance marked at Middleton Railway

Remembrance marked at Middleton Railway

Services at Middleton Railway paused at 11am on Remembrance Sunday (12 November 2017) as staff and passengers observed the two minute silence. Trains were suitable decorated with poppies and the silence was impeccably observed by all present including a group of children attending a birthday party. Next weekend (18 & 19 November 2017) will be […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Book now for Santa Special trains

Book now for Santa Special trains

What could be more exciting for children at this time of year than a ride on a steam train and a present from Santa? Middleton Railway is preparing to launch its ever popular Santa Specials on Saturday 2 December. Trains run each Saturday and Sunday through to Sunday 24 December. Every child under 12 will […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Armed robbery at Hunslet Bingo hall

Armed robbery at Hunslet Bingo hall

Detectives in Leeds are investigating following an armed robbery yesterday evening in Hunslet. Officers were called around 8.33pm on Thursday 9 November 2017 after four suspects entered the Mecca Bingo on Balm Road brandishing weapons including a knife. They made threats to staff before making off with an amount of cash. They are believed to […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Have your say on developing South Bank plans

Have your say on developing South Bank plans

A new round of consultation has started on the latest version of planning guidance for the South Bank area of north Holbeck and north Hunslet. Redeveloping the South Bank will be the biggest change the city has seen in more than a hundred years and will have a major impact on the rest of the […]

By November 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Enjoy traditional music at Irish Arts gathering

Enjoy traditional music at Irish Arts gathering

A celebration of Irish arts and culture kicks off in Leeds from the 18th to the 26th of November 2017. Organised by the Irish Arts Foundation, based in Leeds, events are designed to appeal to both those of an Irish background and people from the wider community with an interest in music and the arts. […]

By November 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Forming friendships in Hunslet

Forming friendships in Hunslet

Every Tuesday morning you’ll find a friendly group of ladies down at Hunslet Methodist Church. When I met them they were keen to tell me about their latest project, taking part in an intergenerational dance performance with Northern Ballet. The piece involved several groups with ages from 3-75. “The youngsters jumped about, ours was more […]

By November 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New Travellers camp on Hunslet Moor

New Travellers camp on Hunslet Moor

A group of Travellers this week (31 October 2017) established an informal encampment on Hunslet Moor at the bottom end of Dewsbury Road. The all-age encampment – made up of 14 caravans – has raised concerns locally, but is in good order at the time of writing. Local residents have expressed misgivings including allegations that the group […]

By November 3, 2017 4 Comments Read More →
Hope Price boxes his way to European silver

Hope Price boxes his way to European silver

Hope Price is celebrating winning a Silver medal at the European Youth Boxing Championships, held in Turkey last week (20-29 October 2017). He was one of a team of five fighting for England. At nineteen, Hope was the youngest, competing one year above his age. In the first round he met Marian Schiopu from Romania, […]

By October 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →