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Hunslet put Hemel in their place

Hunslet put Hemel in their place

Hunslet RLFC kicked off their BetFred League 1 season with an emphatic 14-28 win over Hemel Stags away at their Pennine Way ground in Hertfordshire. This is a game that Hunslet had to win and win well if they are to improve on last season and challenge for promotion. Journeys south to the newer clubs […]

By February 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 12 February 2018

Planning applications 12 February 2018

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 12 February 2018:   Alterations involving sub-division of vacant buildings to create six units for B1(c), B2 and B8 uses, external modifications, car parking and […]

By February 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Red Lychee celebrates Chinese New Year in Belle Isle

Red Lychee celebrates Chinese New Year in Belle Isle

The Lychee Red Chinese seniors project welcomed guests from the Friendship Group and the Women’s Wellbeing group to their Chinese New Year celebrations at Belle Isle Family Centre. After a traditional lion dance made its way around the room, with everyone encouraged to touch the lion for good luck, the was a review of the […]

By February 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Help for community groups with social media woes

Help for community groups with social media woes

Are you fearful at the thought of using Facebook or left trembling by Twitter? Leeds Social Media Surgeries are being revived after a five-year break, with the aim of helping Leeds-based charities, community organisations, clubs, social enterprises and societies to master the mysteries of social media and help raise their profile. The surgery, if you’re not […]

Review: Still Alice at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

Review: Still Alice at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

The stage is jam-packed, full of props reflecting the busy lifestyle of professional Alice, played by star of stage and screen Sharon Small. Alice is a 50-year-old professor of linguistics at Harvard University where she graduated from and is clearly a highly intelligent academic.  Married to John, who also works at Harvard as a research […]

Red Ladder bring Playing The Joker to South Leeds

Red Ladder bring Playing The Joker to South Leeds

In this 50th year since the legendary ‘Watersplash Final’, Red Ladder Theatre Company is touring rugby league play ‘Playing The Joker’ to rugby clubs and non-traditional arts spaces across Yorkshire. Written by award-winning author and former Sunday Mirror journalist Anthony Clavane (Promised Land/Leeds Lads), ‘Playing The Joker’ examines the People’s Game through the eyes of […]

By February 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Review: Windrush by Phoenix Dance Theatre

Review: Windrush by Phoenix Dance Theatre

Windrush: Movement of the People – Phoenix Dance Theatre at West Yorkshire Playhouse In 1948 a boat set sail from the Caribbean. It carried 800 African Caribbean men and women to Britain. Many of the men had served in the British forces during World War II. Leaving behind loved ones, they came to help rebuild […]

Looking for activities this February half term?

Looking for activities this February half term?

Here’s our roundup of events to keep your children entertained this half term. If we’ve missed any events, please add them in the comments section below.   Pancake Craft Cafe St Luke’s Church, Beeston Hill is hosting a craft cafe with added pancakes! The hall will be set up with toys for those aged 0-5 […]

By February 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 5 February 2018

Planning applications 5 February 2018

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 29 January 2018:   New pavilion structure, removal of two trees, refurbishment to existing fixed seating and new paving to areas.  Victoria Place Holbeck Leeds […]

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Hunslet dominate in city derby

Hunslet dominate in city derby

Hunslet RLFC  50-18  Leeds Rhinos Hunslet RLFC won the the second playing of the Harry Jepson OBE Memorial Trophy at a chilly South Leeds Stadium last night (9 February 2018) against a young but determined Leeds Rhinos side. Photos by Phoenix Photography The early minutes were spent sizing each other up, with Leeds looking the […]