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Help for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Leeds

Help for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Leeds

RETAS is pleased to have received funding from the Leeds Community Foundation for the expansion of our Welcome to Leeds Drop-in services, which helps to facilitate the settlement of refugees and asylum seekers who have recently moved into the area. In order to reach out to a greater number of individuals who could benefit from […]

Set back at Ice Rink construction site

Set back at Ice Rink construction site

Part of the wooden structure for the new Ice Rink being constructed at Elland Road has collapsed today (22 November 2017). It is not clear when the incident happened or whether it was a result of today’s strong winds, but Police have said that no one was hurt in the incident. Mark Johnson from The […]

By November 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Holiday Hunger affecting over 30,000 schoolchildren in Leeds

Holiday Hunger affecting over 30,000 schoolchildren in Leeds

Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council is launching Holiday Hunger Campaign to support healthy holidays for children across the city.  Holiday Hunger is of increasing national concern and is a real problem for those who already rely on free school meals.  In Leeds it has become an emerging priority for the city. […]

By November 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Free digital course to help jobseekers find work

Free digital course to help jobseekers find work

Hunslet-based adult training provider in2wrk will be delivering a free workshop designed to help unemployed people in Leeds find work. Speaking ahead of the course that takes place in December, Jack Johnson, in2wrk’s spokesperson, explained how the city’s jobseekers would receive tangible benefits just by attending the free workshop. “There’s been lots said about the […]

By November 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Call for Tetley memories

Call for Tetley memories

Did you or any of your family work at Tetley’s brewery in Hunslet? As South Leeds Life has previously reported, the site is about to redeveloped into flats, houses offices and shops together with a new urban park. The developers, Vastint, are keen to respect the history of the site and have asked local people […]

By November 21, 2017 2 Comments Read More →
When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

As we head towards December it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as South Leeds prepares to switch on its Christmas lights. Here’s a run down of events around the area: Middleton Thursday 30 November, 4pm at Middleton Park Circus. Carol singing with children from local primary schools. Hunslet Carr Thursday 30 November, 5pm […]

By November 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hunslet RLFC reveal 2018 fixtures

Hunslet RLFC reveal 2018 fixtures

Hunslet RLFC will entertain Hunslet Club Parkside in a ‘State of Hunslet’ rematch at the South Leeds Stadium as part of their 2018 pre-season schedule. The game will take place on Sunday 4 February 2018, 3pm kick off. Hunslet will be looking for revenge when they take on the current National Conference Cup winners, as […]

By November 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The world must remember Srebrenica

The world must remember Srebrenica

Beeston man on a mission to ensure the world remembers the lessons from Srebrenica Yorkshireman Gohar Almas Khan has spoken of his heart-breaking visit to one of Europe’s worst atrocity since the Second World War. Mr Khan and other delegates from the UK were given an opportunity courtesy the charity Remembering Srebrenica to visit Bosnia-Herzegovina […]

Belle Isle TMO help support your Foodbank

Belle Isle TMO help support your Foodbank

On the run up to Christmas, Belle Isle TMO will be collecting donations of food for South and East Leeds Foodbank. Each week, the Foodbank offers support to hundreds of people and families who are in crisis. This season can be especially difficult, so if you’re able to, please offer your support by bringing in […]

By November 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
TRFC is creating job opportunities for the disadvantaged

TRFC is creating job opportunities for the disadvantaged

Hunslet-based The Right Fuelcard Company’s (TRFC) focus on creating job opportunities for the disadvantaged and long-term unemployed has been acknowledged in a high-profile award. The independent distributor of Shell, Esso, Keyfuels and UK Fuels cards to UK businesses, has clinched the Diversity honour in The Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards 2017, where it was […]

By November 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →