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A couple of hours in the park

A couple of hours in the park

Many older people complain that we’ve lost our sense of community, “in the old days” is the battle cry. It’s not true, most community activities were low key and relevant to the day, they still are but they’ve changed. Here in LS11 we have a new small group emerging, the Hunslett Moor Residents Association. They […]

Radio Aire on mission to Low Road

Radio Aire on mission to Low Road

Christmas 2016 at Low Road was very special as the school was lucky enough to be accepted as part of Radio Aire‘s Mission Christmas. This meant that every single child in school was given a Christmas gift to take home with them on the last day of school in December. The looks on their faces […]

By January 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Slideshow: Hunslet RLFC pipped by young Rhinos side

Slideshow: Hunslet RLFC pipped by young Rhinos side

In its inaugural year, the Harry Jepson OBE Memorial Cup was claimed by Leeds Rhinos after they overcame Hunslet RLFC 21-14 in an entertaining and competitive game at South Leeds Stadium yesterday (15 January 2017). All photos by Steve Gaunt / Touchlinepics.com Hunslet put in a spirited performance and the half time score of 10-10 […]

By January 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
How will High Speed Rail affect Hunslet?

How will High Speed Rail affect Hunslet?

Whilst trains may not be running for another sixteen years, plans for the High Speed Rail (HS2) route are well advanced and a consultation event is being held residents affected by new line. The route from London will enter Leeds through Woodlesford where a tunnel will take the line under the town. It will then […]

By January 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Kickstart your year with Red Ladder theatre

Kickstart your year with Red Ladder theatre

The New Year is the right time to kickstart a whole new path in life for most of us. If that’s the case for you then there’s great news if you are thinking of a career as an actor or simply fancy learning some new skills! Leeds based theatre company Red Ladder will be running […]

By January 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
A tough first outing for Hunslet RLFC

A tough first outing for Hunslet RLFC

Featherstone Rovers 52 v 6 Hunslet RLFC Big Fellas Stadium, Post Office Road, Featherstone, Sunday 8 January 2017 Featherstone Rovers came out on top in the Gareth Swift Memorial Trophy match – 52 points to 6 winners against the newly branded Hunslet RLFC. Dominating the match Rovers – a top Championship team – scored 10 […]

Middleton roundabout up for architecture award

Middleton roundabout up for architecture award

A roundabout in Middleton is on the shortlist for a prestigious architecture award. The Middleton Meadows scheme was a joint venture between Enterprise Rentacar, Green Estates and Leeds City Council on the Middleton Ring Road near the St George Centre and Asda. It saw the roundabout planted up with wild flowers, as well as bringing […]

By December 11, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
Pioneering education project given green light by planners

Pioneering education project given green light by planners

Young people in Leeds who struggle with mainstream learning will soon be able to benefit from a pioneering education facility created from shipping containers. Planning officials gave the go-ahead for The Works charity, based in the emerging South Bank area of Leeds, to provide an “eco school” – a solar-powered, unique education experience which focuses […]

By December 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Depuy Synthes brightens up South Leeds charity

Depuy Synthes brightens up South Leeds charity

DePuy Synthes continued their positive track record of getting stuck into community activities when they visited Involve Leeds – an alternative education provider. Involve provides tailored education programmes to 11-14 year olds finding it tough in mainstream school. Working with just 8 young people per day Involve works hard to raise attendance, engagement, achievement with […]

Council cracks down on fly-tipping

Council cracks down on fly-tipping

Local councillor, Elizabeth Nash, welcomes the no-nonsense approach Leeds City Council have taken towards fly-tipping in the area. Court action was taken by the Council to fine a local van owner who had been using his van to illegally fly-tip rubbish in the Telfords area. Alex Wormald of Cowper Street, pleaded guilty at Leeds Magistrates […]

By December 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →