Hunslet

Citu are starting a low carbon revolution in Hunslet

Citu are starting a low carbon revolution in Hunslet

Two hundred years after the first industrial revolution, Hunslet is once again at the centre of a technological revolution. This time in housing construction. Environmentally sustainable homes that most of us have only seen as unique properties on TV’s Grand Designs will soon be rolling off a production line at Citu’s factory on Clarence Road. […]

Bulls break Hunslet’s winning streak

Bulls break Hunslet’s winning streak

Hunslet RLFC travelled to Odsall for their toughest test of the season so far against promotion favourites Bradford Bulls today (25 March 2018). A tough and at times scrappy match saw the Bulls win 32-12. Hunslet had won their last eight competitive matches, but had yet to meet any of the top teams in League […]

Allotment Egg Hunt

Allotment Egg Hunt

Sunday (25 March 2018) sees another children’s Easter Egg Hunt at the community allotment, organised by Hunslet Carr Residents Association (HCRA). The allotment is run by HCRA and nearby Hunslet Carr Primary School. All local children are welcome to join the fun, but they must be accompanied by an adult.     Scridb filter

Specialist animal hospital opens in Hunslet

Specialist animal hospital opens in Hunslet

An innovative pet hospital which specialises in bespoke musculoskeletal surgery for small animals has opened its doors in Hunslet. Operator frank. Pet Surgeons has launched its first ever hospital on Hudswell Road. The unit at the Orbit Industrial Park has been refurbished into a state-of-the-art surgical facility with protective walls and ventilation suitable for the […]

Ex Hunslet rugby player dies

Ex Hunslet rugby player dies

We are sad to report that former Hunslet player Jimmy Brogden passed away last Sunday morning (11 March 2018) at Middleton Park Lodge nursing home, aged 95 after a short illness . Jimmy was born in the Dartmouths streets of Hunslet and lived in Hunslet all his life. Jimmy was well known for his memory. […]

Film shot at The Works will help young people explore health issues

Film shot at The Works will help young people explore health issues

Hard-hitting new Leeds-based drama already making a big impact on local young people Leeds health professionals have teamed up with an award-winning media company and local students to produce a gritty, interactive film that tackles some of the biggest issues facing young people in the city today. Filming has just finished on the latest TryLife […]

New river bridge for Hunslet

New river bridge for Hunslet

Sustainable urban developer Citu is forging ahead with plans to construct a new 50 metre pedestrian bridge at Hunslet in Leeds’s South Bank, which will provide a vital link across the River Aire between the two sites of its pioneering Climate Innovation District. The bridge will also connect previously isolated communities in Cross Green, Hunslet […]

Hunslet St Mary’s young athletes

Hunslet St Mary’s young athletes

The children from Hunslet St Marys got the chance to go to Halifax leisure centre and perform at the West Yorkshire U11 Athletics championships in January, having done very well in the Leeds Primary schools Sportshall athletics competitions. They made it through to represent West Yorkshire in the Yorkshire Regional Championships on Sunday 18th February. […]

Hunslet put Crusaders to the sword again

Hunslet put Crusaders to the sword again

Hunslet RLFC  26-10  North Wales Crusaders Hunslet RLFC prepared for next Sunday’s big Challenge Cup clash with Bradford Bulls by making it two wins from two in the Betfred League 1 after a testing encounter with the North Wales Crusaders. Having missed last Sunday’s planned game at home to Whitehaven through bad weather, Hunslet could […]

Coding with over 60’s in Beeston and Hunslet

Coding with over 60’s in Beeston and Hunslet

Leeds Libraries has trialled a series of Hour of Code workshops with Over 60s in partnership with South Leeds Live at Home. The main objective of the sessions was to use digital technology to promote the health benefits that mind-stimulating activities have on older people. Their coding activities for children and families are extremely successful, […]