Hunslet

Unity opens new housing in Hunslet

Unity opens new housing in Hunslet

Unity Homes & Enterprise have completed a £1.2 million affordable housing scheme in Hunslet. The Rocheford Court development in includes nine houses – a mix of two and three-bedroomed properties – and two disabled-access bungalows. All 11 homes have now been let to tenants. The scheme was delivered by Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and […]

Hunslet Club Arts showcase talent at JAMfest Europe

Hunslet Club Arts showcase talent at JAMfest Europe

On Saturday 4 March 2017, 72 dancers from Hunslet Club Arts travelled over the Pennines to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool to participate in the JAMfest Northern Jam dance competition. Entering team into all Cheer-pom categories, most Hip-Hop categories as well as the contemporary section at the US organised event South Leeds finest were up […]

Doncaster hold off Hunslet

Doncaster hold off Hunslet

Hunslet RLFC lost a close fought game, and their 100% league record, against Doncaster yesterday (2 April 2017) at the Keepmoat Stadium. The Parksiders fell behind in the first half and left themselves too much to do despite an improved performance in the second half. Hunslet started well and took the lead after 10 minutes […]

Innovative moveable weir installed at Knostrop

Innovative moveable weir installed at Knostrop

The first phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has reached a major milestone as all three moveable weir gates have now been successfully put in place at Knostrop Weir on the River Aire.Costing in the region of £50million, the scheme is being led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency. The […]

Call for more women’s sports

Call for more women’s sports

Julia Hogan is a young woman on a mission – to get more women and girls in South Leeds playing football. She’s been working for the past year, with three other students from Leeds Beckett University, researching opportunities in the area for women and girls to take part in any active sports and is disappointed […]

Students at Hunslet’s UTC welcome royal visitor

Students at Hunslet’s UTC welcome royal visitor

HRH The Duke of York visited the newly opened UTC Leeds today (Wednesday 29 March 2017) to learn about the unique technical college. During his visit, he met students from the school who are benefiting from the employer-led curriculum. The students balance core GCSE and A-Level subjects with technical qualifications and projects identified by employers […]

St Joseph’s clubbing together for charity and the community this month

St Joseph’s clubbing together for charity and the community this month

St Joseph’s Catholic Club in Hunslet are this month holding two big community events: a family-friendly Easter Day party, and a charity tribute gig raising money for St Gemma’s Hospice. The Easter party, 2pm-8pm on Sunday 16th April, will feature a traditional Easter Bonnet parade, music, games, and more; entrance is free. The gig, from […]

Hunslet man steps up to help local hospice

Hunslet man steps up to help local hospice

Hunslet man Dean Hall is next week undertaking an epic 56 mile hike from the outskirts of Leeds all the way to Scarborough, in a single 24 hour stretch – to raise money for local kids charity, Martin House. Dean (42) – with friend Karl Blackburn, from Rothwell – will be setting out on the […]

Hunslet’s Mothers Day match postponed

Hunslet’s Mothers Day match postponed

Whitehaven game postponed as cup clash takes precedent Hunslet RLFC have announced that this weekend’s League 1 fixture against Whitehaven is now postponed to a provisional date of Sunday 30 April. The club has apologised for the short notice of the change to this fixture and criticised the RFL for its decision. The postponement is […]

Witness appeal: Ram raid at Hunslet Morrisons

Witness appeal: Ram raid at Hunslet Morrisons

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information after an incident at the Morrisons Supermarket in Hunslet on Sunday evening (19 March 2017). Whilst the store was closed to the public, staff were still working inside around 8.10pm when a white Volvo V60 began ramming the shutters at the front of the shop until it broke […]