Hunslet

Slideshow: Hunslet Gala 2016

Slideshow: Hunslet Gala 2016

Hundreds of residents descended on the Grove Road recreation ground on Saturday (25 June) to enjoy the 2016 Hunslet Gala. Photos: Steve Bavill As well as the usual inflatables and stalls there were performances from the Vocologee choir and Indian drumming by pupils from St Mary’s school. There was also the chance to meet the […]

Hunslet Hawks draw Scorpions sting in South Wales

Hunslet Hawks draw Scorpions sting in South Wales

Hunslet Hawks dominated the first half at Virginia Park, Caerphilly, scoring four tries, as befits a team 6 places above South Wales who have only one win this season. However the Scorpions stung back in the second half scoring three unanswered tries themselves before Hunslet restored secured the match, and two points, with two more […]

Festival will light up the waterfront

Festival will light up the waterfront

The River Aire will be alive with activity this weekend (25 & 26 June 2016) as the Leeds Waterfront Festival takes over a host of venues including Thwaite Mills in Stourton; Leeds Dock, Brewery Wharf and The Tetley art gallery in Hunslet and Granary Wharf in Holbeck. There’s plenty of fun planned for people of […]

Saturday is Gala time for Hunslet

Saturday is Gala time for Hunslet

The annual Hunslet Gala takes place this Saturday (25 June 2016) and organisers are promising a feast of entertainment and activity. As well as the usual inflatables and stalls there will be performances from the Vocologee choir and Indian drumming by pupils from St Mary’s school. There will also be a chance to meet the […]

Pupil power as Hunslet Carr gets new playground

Pupil power as Hunslet Carr gets new playground

Pupils at Hunslet Carr Primary School were put in charge of the recent upgrade to their playground facilities. Members of the School Council explained to me how they had been charged with choosing new equipment for the school playground. They talked to their classmates about what the children would enjoy and what would be safe. […]

Hawks outshine Bears in Round 12

Hawks outshine Bears in Round 12

Hunslet Hawks 38 – 18 Coventry Bears Sunday 19 June 2016, South Leeds Stadium Hunslet Hawks got back to winning ways with a convincing victory at home to Coventry Bears on Sunday afternoon winning by a 20 point margin, final score 38-18. Photos by Steve Gaunt / Touchlinepics.com Hunslet kicked off and the opening minutes […]

SLATE award in memory of Patrick

SLATE award in memory of Patrick

Inaugural Patrick Greaux Award for Special Achievement 2016 Our colleague Patrick Greaux was born in St Kitts in the West Indies in 1958. He and his mother came over to England when he was just two years old. After he left school, Patrick went to Potternewton Adult Training Centre, to college and to Moor End […]

Locos large and small at Middleton Railway

Locos large and small at Middleton Railway

Middleton Railway hosts its annual model railway exhibition this weekend (18 & 19 June 2016). The model layouts will be set amongst the real locos in the Engine House and there will be a full steam service running up to Park Halt on each day. And if you’re looking for the ultimate Father’s Day experience […]

Hunslet Hawks lose close match at York

Hunslet Hawks lose close match at York

Hunslet Hawks lost their League 1 clash to York City Knights on Sunday 32-24 in an action filled encounter. The Hawks travelled to Bootham Crescent on the back off two wins, hoping to avenge their defeat to York in the iPro Cup back in February. After a dominant first half, the Hawks faced a second […]

Planning applications 6 June 2016

Planning applications 6 June 2016

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 6 June 2016:   Hand car wash facility at rear of store Venus Foods 67 Domestic Street Holbeck Leeds LS11 9NS Ref. No: 16/02592/FU | […]