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Video: Hunslet campaigners highlight trolleybus concerns

  South Leeds campaigners fighting against plans for the £250m New Generation Transport ‘trolleybus’ scheme have spoken of the negative impact it may have on their community. As reported by South Leeds Life, residents of the Whitfield estate in Hunslet recently mounted a protest against the plans, which would see a dual track run along […]

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Jarrow NHS marchers coming through South Leeds

  The Peoples March for the NHS, which is campaigning to save the NHS from privatisation, will pass through Hunslet, Belle Isle and Middleton on Saturday (23 August 2014). Organisers state: “The Government have legislated to open the NHS to the open market. We believe every penny saved in the NHS should go back into […]

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Water taxi service for Leeds Dock in Hunslet

  A water taxi service trialled during the recent Waterfront Festival has proved so popular it is to become a permanent fixture for visitors to Leeds Dock. Taking just 15 minutes to cover the entire route, the free water taxi is available for commuters every 30 minutes and is available from 10am to 6pm every […]

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Hunslet residents fight Trolleybus plans

  Residents of the Whitfield estate in Hunslet mounted a protest on Friday (15 August 2014) against the proposed route of the NGT Trolleybus through their estate. The plans, which are currently being scrutinised by a public enquiry, would see a dual track run along the precinct past Hunslet Library, the Job Centre, the Garden […]

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Mini HUGO Bus At Hunslet Job Centre

  The Mini HUGO bus is proving a great success especially at Hunslet Job Centre Plus, we park up at JCP every Wednesday 10am-3pm and offer extra support to those attending the Job Centre. We have helped to set up email addresses, universal job match accounts and have helped to construct cover letters and CV’s […]

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Slung Low present The White Whale at Leeds Dock

Holbeck-based Slung Low Theatre’s production of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick ‘The White Whale’  is coming to Leeds Dock (formally known as Clarence Dock) between 4-14 September. This is a new version of Moby Dick. You are given a set of headphones. When you put them on you can hear all the actors like they’re whispering […]

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Hunslet Club: A Successful Summer Gala

Residents of South Leeds enjoyed an fun filled day at The Hunslet Club Summer Gala; with performing arts demonstrations, football, delicious BBQ food and lots of inflatables for the kids to enjoy. The rain held off despite the forecast and the sun was beaming down on a packed out Hunslet Club whilst the performing arts […]

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The Works Skatepark ‘£3 summer’

  This summer ‘The Works Skatepark Charity’ will be running the highly successful ‘£3 summer’. The Programme sees the doors of The Works opened from 10am to 8pm for £3 all day every day of the summer holidays 23 July – 1 September 2014. The Works is an indoor skatepark based in Hunslet. It boasts […]

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Ride For Roy: Memorial marathon ride for Hunslet ex-pat

The family of a Hunslet man, now living in Sarlat, France is carrying on the fight against cancer whilst commemorating a father lost to prostate cancer last year. The late Roy Bowen, educated at Leeds Grammar School, is buried in Sarlat, the town he loved best after Leeds. After school Roy joined the RAF before […]

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Woodville Square celebrates makeover with a summer tea party

  Local residents from Woodville Square, Belle Isle, celebrated a recent street makeover with a summer tea party. Families enjoyed the sunshine, cupcakes and fun activities from face-painting to a mosaic making workshop. The tea party was held to celebrate recent work done by Leeds Federated to improve the environment of Woodville Square. In response […]

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