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Maple Homes to sponsor Hunslet Warriors ARLFC

Maple Homes to sponsor Hunslet Warriors ARLFC

Maple Homes, who are building houses in Hunslet, have stepped up to sponsor Hunslet Warriors’ 2017 kit. Having gone to school with the coach of Hunslet Warriors, one of the directors at Leeds-based Maple suggested they link up to put something back into the community. Having played together as children, they both know how great […]

Hunslet grind out a good win in poor conditions

Hunslet grind out a good win in poor conditions

The opening Kingstone Press League One fixture played out in appalling conditions on a muddy pitch with driving rain throughout, finished in a well earned 10-6 victory for Hunslet RLFC at South Leeds Stadium on Sunday afternoon (5 March 2017). The poor conditions did not allow any exciting rugby league but both teams deserve credit […]

US ski trip rewards excellent school work

US ski trip rewards excellent school work

Thirteen students from the Ruth Gorse Academy enjoyed the trip of a lifetime, skiing in America last month. To qualify for the trip the students had to be outstanding across all subjects, have at least 97% attendance and not have been in detention. They then had to write a Pride Piece over the summer holidays […]

By February 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Monica’s 104 not out!

Monica’s 104 not out!

Monica Budge celebrated her 104th birthday in style at the Assisi Place retirement apartments in Hunslet last week. She was joined by her fellow residents, family and friends for a lunchtime celebration. Monica was born in Colne, Lancashire and spent most of her life in Burnley before moving to Leeds to be close to family. […]

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Coopa’s Hunslet Club funding boost

Coopa’s Hunslet Club funding boost

Coopa’s Wish to Walk Fundraising Day at Hunslet Club a Massive Success! All big winners on a great community day! Hunslet Club Parkside v Hunslet Old Boys Legends at The Hunslet Club, Saturday 25 February 2017 Saturday saw a brilliant day of activities at The Hunslet Club on Hillidge Road in support of “Coopa’s Wish […]

Hunslet hit their straps with big Challenge Cup victory

Hunslet hit their straps with big Challenge Cup victory

Hunslet RLFC ran out convincing winners against Coventry Bears in Sunday’s 3rd Round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup tie at South Leeds Stadium (26 February 2017). Winning 34-0, Head Coach James Coyle was very pleased with the defensive efforts shown by his players in preventing keen opponents from scoring any points. Photos by Phoenix Photography Coyle had […]

A big step forward for Coopa’s Wish to Walk

A big step forward for Coopa’s Wish to Walk

The Hunslet Club has got behind a charity appeal for local girl Coopa Ellis-Adams whose parents are trying to raise £34,000 to fund an operation to allow her to walk unaided. Coopa was born prematurely and suffers from Cerebral Palsy. It mainly affects her legs and she has to use a walking frame. She has […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Thunder strike Hunslet out of League 1 Cup

Thunder strike Hunslet out of League 1 Cup

In their first competitive fixture of the season yesterday (Sunday 19 February 2017) Hunslet RLFC fell well short of the mark losing to Newcastle Thunder by 34 points to 10 in the League 1 Cup, conceding seven tries to two in the process. Hunslet failed to complete any of their first four sets and continued […]

New bus offers better access to White Rose

New bus offers better access to White Rose

As previously reported by South Leeds Life, the number 12 bus route is to be extended to the White Rose Shopping Centre. The new service starts on Sunday (19 February 2017). Photos show: Visitors enjoying the Scalextric layout, plus Will Pearson (First Bus), Cllr Kim Groves (Middleton Park ward), Dean Stratton and Stephanie Hunter (White […]

By February 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Parks improvements in Hunslet

Parks improvements in Hunslet

Environmental improvement work has been agreed for areas of Hunslet that will include landscaping work and improvements to some play areas. City & Hunslet Councillors Nash, Iqbal and Davey have pushed for funding to be allocated to the development of the play area at Hunslet Lake including the removal of the disused bowling green, maintenance […]

By February 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →