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Exhibition celebrates Hunslet engineer John Fowler

Exhibition celebrates Hunslet engineer John Fowler

A new exhibition which will celebrate the life and achievements of famous Leeds-based agricultural engineer John Fowler is set to be opened at a city museum later this month. Marking the 150 year anniversary of his untimely death, the work of John Fowler, who was a pioneer in the development of steam engines for ploughing […]

By November 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Temporary traveller site in Hunslet debated by Plans Panel

Temporary traveller site in Hunslet debated by Plans Panel

A site earmarked for use by Gypsies and Travellers at Kidacre Street is being hailed as a potential solution to a cycle of encampment and eviction for Travellers in Leeds. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the site has been operational since May 2014 and last week was discussed by the City Plans Panel. […]

By November 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Residents warned to prepare for floods

Residents warned to prepare for floods

Some people think that flooding will never happen to them. However with one in six properties in England at risk, the fact is – it could. The Environment Agency’s flood action campaign starts this week, its aim is to encourage people to prepare for flooding. The campaign promotes three simple steps that people can take […]

By November 3, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Hunslet Rugby League Remembered at The Garden Gate

Hunslet Rugby League Remembered at The Garden Gate

Author John Rigg writes: Last Friday lunchtime, the “Hunslet Rugby League Remembered” Heritage Room was officially opened at the Garden Gate public house in south Leeds. I had received an invitation from Peter Todd, the General Manager of the Hunslet Hawks RLFC, who has also previously been kind enough to stock copies of An Ordinary […]

By October 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Forthcoming events in Belle Isle and Hunslet

Forthcoming events in Belle Isle and Hunslet

Fundraising event at St John & St Barnabas Church (25 October); Thriller Dance (5 November) In Belle Isle And Hunslet Saturday 25 October there is a fundraising event at St. John & St Barnabas Church. Starts at 10.30 with free entry. Bouncy castle, face painting, tombola and lots more. All money raised goes to D4F […]

Free course and Half Term children’s activity

Free course and Half Term children’s activity

  *** FREE COURSE *** Leeds City College are offering a FREE 7 week course at BITMOs GATE to help job seekers who are looking to develop their skills. Call (0113) 378 2190 to book your place on the course, starting Thursday 6 November, then each week between 9:30am to 12:30pm.     *** HALF-TERM FREE […]

Hunslet company Re:Work wins social enterprise award

Hunslet company Re:Work wins social enterprise award

Six years of hard work was officially acknowledged earlier this month as Caroline Wheritt received the Social Entrepreneur award in this year’s Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber (SEYH) awards. Caroline Wheritt, CEO of Leeds based social enterprise company, Re:Work, was quick to point out that the laurels awarded to her were actually recognition and testament […]

By October 21, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Garden Gate to open rugby heritage room

Garden Gate to open rugby heritage room

The Hunslet Rugby Foundation in association with the Garden Gate pub have created a heritage room dedicated to the history of Hunslet Rugby League. The “Hunslet Rugby League Remembered” Heritage Room will be officially opened at 12pm noon on Friday (24 October 2014) at The Garden Gate, 3 Whitfield Place, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QB. The […]

By October 20, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Ghostly goings on at Groundwork

Ghostly goings on at Groundwork

Halloween is all about scares and spooks, but it’s also a chance for families in Leeds to enjoy some frightful fun. Environmental charity, Groundwork, is hosting a free, three day Halloween extravaganza. For the first time ever, the charity has lined up a whole host of spell-bounding events at three housing estates across Leeds; Hemmingway […]

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Hunslet Club is building sporting partnerships

The Hunslet Club is building sporting partnerships

There’s always something interesting going on at the Hamara Centre in Beeston, but the highly popular Box-Teq class is slightly different. The sessions are run by Darren Rhodes from the Hunslet Club. He explains that although Hamara doesn’t have a boxing gym, the boys sit in a circle to form a ring whilst he teaches […]

By October 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →