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Hunslet engineering firm celebrates centenary

Hunslet engineering firm celebrates centenary

Dan-Loc Spensall, which employs 48 people at their Kitson Street factory, has been manufacturing precision parts for 100 years. The company supplies the global oil and gas industry, making metal parts and components for well-heads. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Jane Dowson visited the factory for their open day on 30 August 2017. The […]

By September 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Red Ladder present The Shed Crew in a Hunslet warehouse

Red Ladder present The Shed Crew in a Hunslet warehouse

Red Ladder Theatre Company, supported by West Yorkshire Playhouse, presents THE SHED CREW A stage play in verse by Kevin Fegan; adapted from the book URBAN GRIMSHAW AND THE SHED CREW by Bernard Hare 21 September – 1 October: Albion Electric warehouse, Hunslet “We were totally off the lead, we took care of our own […]

By September 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
An invitation to join Hunslet Rainbows

An invitation to join Hunslet Rainbows

Hunslet Rainbows have spaces available from this September for girls aged 5 and over. Rainbows are the youngest members of the Guide Association and do all sorts of fun activities, make friends, play games and gives girls a space to just be girls! For more information on Rainbows and to register for a place at […]

M621 faces six months of roadworks

M621 faces six months of roadworks

Hot on the heals of announcing a public consultation on M621 upgrades, Highways England have announced that six months of roadworks will commence this month in Hunslet. The agency will be installing a concrete central reserve barrier, improving safety barriers next to the verge and road drainage, between Junctions 3 and 6. A spokesperson for […]

By September 4, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Ironmen steamrollered by Hunslet

Ironmen steamrollered by Hunslet

Hunslet RLFC were never threatened by bottom of the table South Wales Ironmen who they beat today (Sunday 3 September 2017) by 64-7 at South Leeds Stadium. All Photos by Paul Johnson / Phoenix Photography Hunslet were able to score from the early minutes of the game building a 36-0 lead at half time. The […]

By September 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
‘Locals’ band set to rock Hunslet this weekend

‘Locals’ band set to rock Hunslet this weekend

Much-loved South Leeds tribute band ‘The Locals’ are performing live at the Parnaby Tavern in Hunslet this Saturday (2 September 2017), and South Leeds Life caught up with them to find out more. The Locals are: father and son Buzz (singer and guitarist) and Dave (guitar), Ian (drums), and Kenny (bass). All from south Leeds, […]

By August 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Heavy fines for messy gardens

Heavy fines for messy gardens

South Leeds residents slapped with heavy fines after garden waste lands them in a mess Complaints about waste piling up in two Leeds gardens has resulted in two local residents being fined this week. Council officers had to step in when fed-up local people reported waste that had been accumulating in their gardens. Charlotte Dolphin, […]

South Leeds Academy delighted with students’ results

South Leeds Academy delighted with students’ results

Like students across the country, Year 11 students at The South Leeds Academy collected their GCSE results today (24 August 2017). The Academy, which is “relentlessly committed” to raising standards and student aspirations has seen a 13% rise in students achieving a grade 4+ in both Maths and English and a 14% increase on combined […]

Hunslet Club Parkside ease into Challenge Trophy Final

Hunslet Club Parkside ease into Challenge Trophy Final

Milford Marlins 0 v 26 Hunslet Club Parkside National Conference League Challenge Trophy Semi Final, Saturday 19 August 2017 Hunslet Club Parkside enjoyed an ultimately convincing and satisfying victory on Saturday afternoon to reach the Challenge Trophy Final for the second year running. In nilling north Leeds and National Conference League Division One rivals Milford Marlins […]

Summer fun in Hunslet this Thursday

Summer fun in Hunslet this Thursday

Families and kids in Hunslet are invited to a special summer fun-day this Thursday (24 August), hosted by the Hunslet Tenants and Residents Association (TARA). The free event will run 11am-3pm on Hunslet Recreation Ground, off Grove Road and Church Street, Hunslet LS10 2QT. It will feature face painting, games and sports, snacks and drinks, […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →