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Hunslet Hawks Match Day Mascot Experience

Hunslet Hawks Match Day Mascot Experience

Hunslet Hawks Match day Mascot Experience: The club are looking for Match Day Mascots to lead out the Hawks in 2015. The match day mascot experience is so much more than just running out with the team, it’s a fantastic day for all the family as you get to see first-hand the ins and out […]

Developers outline plans for ‘South Bank’

Developers outline plans for ‘South Bank’

Potential developers behind plans for billion pound plans for a ‘world trade centre’ in parts of old Hunslet are promising lots of new jobs for South Leeds residents. As reported in September, a masterplan to help transform “Leeds’ South Bank” over the next 100 years has been drawn up by ‘leading architects and developers in […]

By December 22, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Hunslet youth charity unveils major new programmes for 2015

Hunslet youth charity unveils major new programmes for 2015

Pioneering Hunslet-based youth charity The Works marked the end of the year with a bang and a party this week, and publicly launched an innovative range of new community programmes for 2015. Based in an epic old Victorian mill and now in its eleventh year, the charity boasts the biggest skatepark in northern England. But […]

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
‘Missing’ Councillor explains his role

‘Missing’ Councillor explains his role

Councillor Patrick Davey is one of the three City & Hunslet ward members recently lampooned in an anonymous poster. South Leeds Life talked to him about his work as a councillor. Cllr Davey reeled off a host of issues he has been involved with since he was first elected in May 2007. These include: land-locking […]

By December 16, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
Second Rugby Heritage Room to open at Garden Gate

Second Rugby Heritage Room to open at Garden Gate

The Hunslet Rugby Foundation in association with the Garden Gate will open a second heritage room dedicated to the history of Hunslet Rugby League on Wednesday (17 December 2014). The second “Hunslet Rugby League Remembered” Heritage Room will be officially opened at 12 noon on Wednesday at The Garden Gate, 3 Whitfield Place, Hunslet, Leeds, […]

By December 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Local company helps West Hunslet Salvation Army

Local company helps West Hunslet Salvation Army

Over the last year local marketing company Catalina Leeds have helped the Salvation Army in Leeds West Hunslet with food, baby items and household and other cleaning materials. The Corps have given these out as part of their ongoing help to struggling families in the Beeston and Holbeck area of Leeds. The team at Catalina […]

By December 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Hunslet Allotments celebrates funding win

Hunslet Allotments celebrates funding win

Whitehouse Farm Allotments, in Hunslet, is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund. The community allotment has 50 plots and 100 members who meet weekly to grow their own fruit and vegetables. The group also runs an education project for local schools, where volunteers teach about the benefits of growing […]

My Life in South Leeds: at Shine

My Life in South Leeds: at Shine

This week we will be running five My Life in South Leeds stories from young women who are part of the Shine Project. Hi, my name is Amie, I am 14 years old and live in Belle Isle. I have been at The Shine Project in Hunslet for about 3 years and I have loved […]

By December 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New hair salon is a Quintessential small business

New hair salon is a Quintessential small business

Hunslet’s newest hair salon received a visit from Hilary Benn MP on Small Business Saturday (6 December 2014). Quintessential, on Church Street has been open just five days, after local business women Dawn Picken and Annabel Walsh. Quintessential complements Dawn’s other salon in the Penny Hill Centre meeting the needs of a different clientele. The […]

By December 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Donna exemplifies Hunslet Club ethos

Donna exemplifies Hunslet Club ethos

If you’ve been to the Hunslet Club in the last ten years you’ll probably know Donna Hall. She exemplifies the passion and enthusiasm that is the hallmark of the club. The morning I met Donna at the Hunslet Club she had just been speaking to a young girl who had come to the club’s alternative […]

By December 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →