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Have your say on plans for ‘South Bank’

Have your say on plans for ‘South Bank’

The ‘South Bank’, the parts of Holbeck and Hunslet close to the River Aire, are going through big changes and more are to come. Leeds City Council is now asking for your views as they shape their plans for the area. The area has already seen new campuses for Leeds City College, at the former […]

By September 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Heartbreak for Hunslet in loss to Toulouse

Heartbreak for Hunslet in loss to Toulouse

Magnificent effort falls just short of victory Hunslet Hawks RLFC 12 v 16 Toulouse Olympique The visitors from France narrowly came out on top against a valiant Hunslet side on a rainy Saturday (3 September 2016) afternoon in South Leeds to defend their no-loss record. Before the game a minute’s silence took place in memory […]

Hunslet Hawks roundup

Hunslet Hawks roundup

There’s been lots of news coming out of South Leeds Stadium this week ahead of Saturday’s clash with top of the table Toulouse Olympique. The match, the Hawks’ last scheduled home match of the season, kicks off at 3pm on Saturday (3 September 2016) and the club have announced that admission will be FREE to […]

By September 2, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Discuss your safety concerns with Councillors

Discuss your safety concerns with Councillors

Leeds City Councillors are inviting residents to a workshop to discuss how we make our communities safer in South Leeds. The Inner South Community Committee, made up of the ward councillors from Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park wards meet regularly in the area and hold workshops with residents on various issues […]

Harry Jepson OBE RIP

Harry Jepson OBE RIP

Hunslet Hawks have published the following obituary of Harry Jepson OBE: It is with much sadness that we learned yesterday of the death of former club secretary Harry Jepson OBE, aged 96. Awarded an OBE for his long, distinguished service to the code, Harry Jepson spent a lifetime in the sport of Rugby League. Harry […]

Local band The Barmines burst into life

Local band The Barmines burst into life

South Leeds indie rock band The Barmines continue their upward surge into the music world, with a major set lined up at Leeds Festival this weekend, the hotly-anticipated release of their latest single – ‘Reliance’ – in early September, and more. South Leeds Life met up with singer and guitarist Rob Burton, to find out […]

By August 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Great victory for Huns over Knights

Great victory for Huns over Knights

Hunslet Hawks came out on top against York City Knights at Bootham Crescent on Sunday afternoon in a must win game in the Super 8s, getting the victory with a 33-12 scoreline after a fantastic first half put the visitors firmly in the driving seat. Photos by Phoenix Photography Hunslet dominated the first half, after […]

Planning applications 15 August 2016

Planning applications 15 August 2016

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following application was validated in the week beginning 15 August 2016:     Variation of condition 13 (hours of use and deliveries) and condition 18 (trade counter use) of planning permission 14/02751/FU (Block […]

Classic bus event comes to south Leeds this Sunday

Classic bus event comes to south Leeds this Sunday

This Sunday (21 August 2016), Middleton Railway and Thwaite Mills will be participating in the 3rd Leeds Classic Bus Runday, with free vintage bus rides available across the city. The day will involve vintage buses running on two routes, as follows: Route 26 – Middleton Railway to Kirkstall Abbey, via Leeds New York Street. Route […]

Den building festival returns to The Tetley

Den building festival returns to The Tetley

With the school holidays now upon us, parents and kids alike will be delighted to hear that the acclaimed Leeds Den Building Festival is back for its third year – and looks set to be bigger than ever. Over 2,000 people from across Leeds and beyond have, in the past two years, gathered to get […]