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Outstanding report for Ruth Gorse Academy

Outstanding report for Ruth Gorse Academy

The Ruth Gorse Academy in Hunslet has been graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in an inspection report released today (25 September 2017). The school, which opened three years ago and moved to its new home on Black Bull Street near the Royal Armouries last September, was graded outstanding across all four key categories. The inspection […]

By September 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hunslet end season on a high

Hunslet end season on a high

Hunslet RLFC  32-12  London Skolars Hunslet RLFC rounded off a poor season with some sunshine as they won the League 1 Shield, a competition designed for the bottom 8 teams in League 1. Photos by Paul Johnson / Phoenix Photography The spectre of a fruitless season spurred Hunslet on as they came out of the […]

Planning applications 18 September 2017

Planning applications 18 September 2017

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 18 September 2017:   Change of use of storage unit (B8) to form climbing centre (D2) with ancillary cafe  Unit 3 Tristram Centre Brown Lane […]

By September 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Aphasia support charity needs volunteers!

Aphasia support charity needs volunteers!

‘Speak with IT’ support people with Aphasia to regain their speech using computer therapy programmes. Currently supporting a number of people in South Leeds they are keen to hear from potential new Volunteer Speech Support Workers to meet growing demand from people with Aphasia. Aphasia often occurs when people have had a stroke or brain […]

Raw gripping ‘Shed Crew’ show wows in Hunslet

Raw gripping ‘Shed Crew’ show wows in Hunslet

Acclaimed national theatre company Red Ladder are this week (21 September – 1 October 2017) bringing their latest hard-hitting show to south Leeds. ‘Shed Crew’ – based on the autobiographical ‘Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew’ book – takes you on a trip back to 1990s Leeds, into a teenage underworld of raves, drugs and […]

Free theatre tickets: Reasons To Be Cheerful

Free theatre tickets: Reasons To Be Cheerful

Graeae’s cult hit Ian Dury and the Blockhead’s musical Reasons To Be Cheerful comes to West Yorkshire Playhouse Scridb filter

By September 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Unity housing to celebrate 30 years at AGM

Unity housing to celebrate 30 years at AGM

High profile line-up at Unity AGM as Leeds housing association marks its 30th year Former trade union leader Baroness Brenda Dean will head an impressive list of speakers when Leeds housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise holds its 30th anniversary Annual General Meeting next Tuesday (26 September 2017) at The Sheepscar in Chapeltown. She will […]

By September 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Could you be the next Hunslet Rookie?

Could you be the next Hunslet Rookie?

Following the success of last season’s inaugural “Hunslet Rookie” Hunslet RLFC have announced that they will be running another trial game this year. Once again they are looking to unearth the next big talent with a view to earning a contract and a place in our squad for the 2018 season. Hunslet Rookie will comprise […]

By September 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Free Sporting Memories Group

Free Sporting Memories Group

Love talking sports? Our Free weekly Sporting Memories groups is just the place for you. Each week older sports fans gather at The Tiled Hall Café in Leeds Central Library to listen and share memories of watching and playing sports. The Sporting Memories Network  support older people across the UK living with dementia, depression and […]

The Shine Project in Zambia

The Shine Project in Zambia

A few weeks ago we reported that The Shine Project were going to Zambia to do some volunteering, this trip has now happened and I’m sure you’re all eager to hear about the adventure! We had a fantastic time in Zambia, the girls did an amazing job at adjusting to a different culture, were (mostly!) […]