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Haven edge Hunslet in a thriller

Haven edge Hunslet in a thriller

Hunslet RLFC 18-19 Whitehaven RLFC Hunslet RLFC lost another close game to a promotion rival at the South Leeds Stadium yesterday (30 April 2017) Whitehaven grabbing the spoils with a late drop goal. The game could have gone either way, but on balance Whitehaven probably deserved the victory. All photos by Paul Johnson, Phoenix Photography […]

Hunslet children take to the stage with Opera North

Hunslet children take to the stage with Opera North

Pupils from a primary school in Hunslet are preparing to sing on some of the finest stages in the country as they get ready to join Opera North for its forthcoming performances of Puccini’s Turandot. The 8 to 10-year-olds are from Low Road Primary School, which is part of the In Harmony Opera North community […]

Boxers battle it out at The Hunslet Club

Boxers battle it out at The Hunslet Club

The ​Hunslet Club played host to another packed-out amateur boxing night last Friday (21 April 2017) featuring 17 bouts of both junior and senior competitors. Highlights of the evening included: Jacob Staten from Beeston battling through to win a tough technical bout in the seniors; new member Mohammed Faizaan – another senior, who has emerged […]

Let’s help SLATE win national reuse award

Let’s help SLATE win national reuse award

SLATE, the Hunslet-based reuse charity is in the running to be recognised as the 2017 Reuse Organisation of the Year – but they need your votes. SLATE runs the Feel Good Furniture Shop on Low Road in Hunslet and The Feel Good Cafe at Hillside in Beeston. It was set up to provide supported volunteering and employment […]

Slideshow: Hunslet Club’s Messy Mile

Slideshow: Hunslet Club’s Messy Mile

It was a messy Sunday down at the Hunslet Club today (23 April 2017) – but all in a good cause. The challenge was to run a mile around the sports field whilst ‘helpers’ threw powder paint at you. Over sixty young and not so young people took part in the family fun. Sponsorship was […]

Bad Friday for Hunslet

Bad Friday for Hunslet

Keighley Cougars 20-12 Hunslet RLFC Hunslet RLFC missed a chance to win two games on the bounce at a chilly Cougar Park on Good Friday afternoon (14 April 2017) losing by 20-12 to Keighley Cougars. Keighley had most of the early pressure and took the lead when Adam Ryder pounced on a palm back from […]

Digital Angels are having a Techy Tea Party

Digital Angels are having a Techy Tea Party

Digital Angels are holding another Techy Tea Party at Hunslet Library. Our last one was great fun so do come down to learn about the internet over a nice cuppa!   For more information go to the Age UK Leeds website here; call (0113) 389 3017; or email: *protected email*.   This post was written […]

Hunslet Moor action day this weekend

Hunslet Moor action day this weekend

The Friends of Hunslet Moor group are back in action this Saturday (15 April 2017), tidying up and beautifying their local green space – and all extra help is welcome! The park – just off the northern end of Dewsbury Road, bordered by the Longroyds and St Peter’s Court, and overlooked by Crescent Grange and […]

Last chance to sponsor epic hiker Dean

Last chance to sponsor epic hiker Dean

Hunslet man Dean Hall, accompanied by friend Karl Blackburn, last week successfully completed an epic 24 hour hike from Leeds to Scarborough, raising money for the Martin House children’s hospice – and it’s not too late to contribute. As previously reported, Dean and Karl set off from the hospice itself in Boston Spa (on the […]

Two new schools announced for South Leeds

Two new schools announced for South Leeds

The Government’s Department for Education (DfE) has today (12 April 2017) given the go ahead for two new Free Schools in South Leeds. As we reported back in October 2016 that the Cockburn Multi Academy Trust plan to open a new secondary school, to be called the Laurence Calvert Academy. Cockburn’s plans have now been […]