The Conservation Volunteers are celebrating the hard work of over 40 volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre this year, as they complete a series of improvements to promote biodiversity and visitor access to the site. The Skelton Grange Wild Area Project will be completed with a final volunteer event in the traditional countryside skill […]
Staff and volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre in south Leeds are gearing up for Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, inspiring a new wave of action to create a sustainable future. Each year, half a million people attend over 3,000 events in Britain’s biggest environmental occasion. Events are run by schools, businesses, charities, councils […]
Half term fun is once again set to be found at the Hunslet Club with a wide selection of daily activities for children and young people for £8 per day or £4 per half day. Further information and video highlights from previous half terms can be found here. Newcomers are always welcome.
Heather Wagstaff from Middleton, was absolutely delighted to not only win a national volunteering award – but to have it presented by her hero, BBC Countryfile presenter and native Yorkshireman, John Craven! Heather was nominated by The Conservation Volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre for the Big Lottery and Natural England’s Access to Nature […]
The frosts have arrived, the leaves have fallen and the hedgehogs are getting ready to hibernate, so what better way to celebrate the arrival of winter than with our winter festival. Skelton Grange Environment Centre is opening its doors to its Winter Festival. The event will feature a variety of workshops including green woodworking, […]
From tidying up after a Zombie Apocalypse to clearing out the ponds it’s all go this autumn. The team at Skelton Grange Environment Centre are hard at work as Autumn sets in. Jobs need doing in preparation for winter and to enable the site to flourish next year. The Friday volunteers who make up […]
Friends of Skelton Grange are delighted to be able to screen ‘Project Wild Thing’ at the award winning Skelton Grange Environment Centre in South Leeds at 7pm tomorrow (Wednesday 13 November 2013). Filmmaker David Bond is a worried man. His kids’ waking hours are dominated by a cacophony of marketing, and a screen dependence threatening […]
The Hunslet Club is set to launch Latin Fusion Dance Classes for adults this coming Friday evening, (6:30 till 7:30) a fantastic opportunity for any adults wanting to learn favourite Latin Dance styles as seen on Saturday night tv! Come on your own or bring a partner, all ages welcome.
It was a day to remember for members of the Hunslet Club as they were delighted by a visit from one of the most famous trophies in world sport – the Barclays Premier League Trophy. Premier League title sponsor Barclays brought the title prize to the club as part of its new campaign thanking fans, community […]
Jonathan Sharp, from Stourton Grange in South Leeds is part of a growing movement of self-publishing authors. The traditional picture of the new author is one of endless rejection letters from publishers. Sometimes the story ends in publication and often it doesn’t. However that’s all changing as self-publishing becomes easier and cheaper, especially publishing […]