Hunslet

Deborah’s story – Life after Stroke

Deborah’s story – Life after Stroke

To mark World Stroke Day on Sunday (29 October 2017) I wanted to let you know about an amazing woman who lives in Hunslet. This person is called Deborah and in 2016 she had a stroke. As would be expected this shook Deborah and her family’s world to the core. “At first I could hear […]

Claire is taking the fear out of finance

Claire is taking the fear out of finance

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) is a small charity based in Hunslet which aims to help other charities and community groups with their financial recording and reporting. There are 11 staff with community accountants for the areas of Leeds, Bradford, Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield. Claire Welling is the community accountant for Leeds and can […]

By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
When is the Middleton Park bonfire?

When is the Middleton Park bonfire?

Once again Leeds City Council is organising a free public bonfire and firework display in Middleton Park. The event, sponsored by White Rose Shopping Centre, takes place on Friday 3 November 2017. The bonfire will be lit at 7pm and the fireworks will start at 7:30pm. Walking routes through the park from Beeston and Belle […]

By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Penny Hill raises hundreds of pounds

Penny Hill raises hundreds of pounds

Staff and customers at The Penny Hill pub in Hunslet have raised £400 for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund through a series of fund raising activities. As well as a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses Printer Pixel and Gold Traders, customers Chris Pierson and Mick Garbutt took part in a pub run. The […]

By October 22, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Kim Groves attended LCC Executive Board meeting

Kim Groves attended LCC Executive Board meeting

Cllr Kim Groves comments: I attended Leeds City Council Executive Board with Martin Flynn and Cath Gill. Delighted that we have a 25 year lease at John Charles Stadium. Hunslet Rugby League Club are a huge part of South Leeds they deliver sports in schools , Dementia cafés , Heritage groups , Health and wellbeing […]

Fire at George IV pub in Hunslet

Fire at George IV pub in Hunslet

A Hunslet pub which had its licence suspended after Police concerns about drugs and stolen property was damaged by fire in the early hours of this morning (18 October 2017). As South Leeds Life previously reported, West Yorkshire Police raised concerns in June with Leeds City Council’s Licensing Panel about the George on Grove Road […]

Classroom singing brings the world to Belle Isle

Classroom singing brings the world to Belle Isle

Music lessons at Windmill Primary School were given an international flavour on Friday (13 October 2017) as pupils are joined by two of the Master Trainers from the British Council’s music education initiative, World Voice. Around eighty children in Years 3-5 pupils from Windmill Primary School and Low Road Primary School came together to enjoy singing lessons […]

By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Senior Councillors to debate station remodelling

Senior Councillors to debate station remodelling

A range of principles to guide the remodelling of Leeds Station into a transport hub of international significance at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse are to be discussed by senior councillors this week. HS2 will extend the current station southwards across the river Aire. The new rail line will come into the city centre […]

By October 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Call to join the Barnardo’s ‘Great Sort Out’

Call to join the Barnardo’s ‘Great Sort Out’

Staff at Barnardo’s shops in Leeds are asking people to have a pre-Christmas sort-out and donate their pre-loved winter woollies to their local store. Stocks of winter clothes – such as jumpers and coats – are flying off the rails at the Barnardo’s shops including the Hunslet store, as the weather turns colder. The charity […]

By October 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Coroners appeal: Lee McNulty

Coroners appeal: Lee McNulty

Coroners are appealing for any relatives of a Leeds man to come forward. Lee McNulty, 44, of Prosper Street, Hunslet, Leeds, died on 9 October. There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. He was born in Keighley. Any relatives or anyone with any information about Lee’s relatives are asked to call Coroners Officer Marie […]

By October 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →