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Hunslet Hawks visit chosen charity SITraN

  Hunslet Hawks have chosen the Motor Neuron Disease charity SITraN to support this season. On Valentine’s Day (14 February 2014) head coach Barry Eaton, ex-players and members of the community team visited their chosen charity, the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) to find out more about the research work they undertake.   Recently […]

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Mini HUGO helps people in South Leeds get online

  Mini HUGO – a minibus equipped with computers has hit the road in South Leeds to get people get online and flood communities with free wi-fi. This week you can find Mini HUGO on the following streets: Tuesday 18 Feb:  Penny Lane Way & Jack Lane, Hunslet (morning only) Wednesday 19 Feb:  The Arthington’s, […]

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Half Term Fun At The Hunslet Club

Half term fun is once again set to be found at the Hunslet Club with a wide selection of daily activities for children and young people for £8 per day or £4 per half day. Further information and video highlights from previous half terms can be found here. Newcomers are always welcome.

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Ruth Gorse Academy and Hunslet Stray plans announced

  A new high school and a new pedestrian route are set to reshape parts of Hunslet. Plans are taking shape for two developments that will change the landscape in the old industrial heartland of Hunslet. The site for the Ruth Gorse Academy has been named as Black Bull Street, whilst plans for a ‘Hunslet […]

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Barclays boost volunteering opportunities at The Hunslet Club

  The Hunslet Club is set to offer new volunteer opportunities for local residents thanks to Barclays Spaces for Sports, which has awarded the charity a grant of £23,414. Barclays Spaces for Sports is a community sports programme which uses the power of sport to help young people develop the confidence and skills they need for […]

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A Feast of community art at the Tetley

  On Wednesday (12 February 2014) Leeds’ newest art gallery, the Tetley, will host an exhibition of work produced in collaboration with local community groups from South Leeds. The exhibition has been called Tetley Feast, inspired by the Hunslet Feast, a community festival that ran for over 100 years. The project has involved students from […]

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Harry the Hawk’s Happy Hour a great success

  On Friday (31 January 2014) South Leeds Development Officer Lois held ‘Harry the Hawk’s Happy Hour’ at the Hunslet Club. The session was aimed to recruit new players for the Hunslet Parkside Academy tots and U7’s. Lois has been working within five local primary schools in South Leeds: Windmill Primary, Middleton Primary, Sharp Lane […]

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South Leeds School Kids Enjoy Hunslet Hawks Lazenby Cup Win

  Last Sunday (26 January 2014) saw a great game as Hunslet Hawks beat Leeds Rhinos 20-16 in the Lazenby Cup, and 25 lucky children from local South Leeds schools got to see Hawks in their victory. The Hawks invited 12 children from St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School and 10 children from Hunslet Moor Primary […]

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War commemoration appeal for family of D Goodman

  A local history project is attempting to find the family of D Goodman, an ex pupil of Cockburn High School who attended the school during the Second World War. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the Learning Trust (South Leeds) which includes Cockburn High School is running a local history project to mark […]

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Hunslet riverside residents call for dialogue over flood scheme

  Residents of the h2010 development near Knostrop Cut on the River Aire are raising objections to part of the Flood Alleviation Scheme, which is currently going through the planning system. Residents are concerned about the small basin known as Knostrop Quay River Arm, which is directly outside their homes. The plans suggest that this […]

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