Stourton

Your Environment Needs You

Your Environment Needs You

Local environmental charity The Conservation Volunteers is has a busy start to 2017. The Green Gym sessions funded by NHS Leeds South & East CCG are now well established at Skelton Grange in Stourton and in Health for All‘s base at Cockburn High School in Beeston. As gardening gathers pace into the spring there will […]

£180 million bus improvements include Stourton Park & Ride

£180 million bus improvements include Stourton Park & Ride

A major investment of more than £180million in bus services in Leeds to double passenger numbers within 10 years and improve air quality has been proposed and as reported by South Leeds Life yesterday, the improvements include a new Park and Ride facility at Stourton. The details were revealed as part of the ambitious new […]

By December 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Your History Project

Your History Project

Calling all from Hunslet, Stourton and surrounding areas! Were you born in the area? Did you work in the area or at Thwaite Mill? Do you have any stories from your ancestors of the area? If so, we would love to hear from you. We are doing a history of Hunslet, the canal, and Thwaite […]

Join in and feel good at the Green Gym

Join in and feel good at the Green Gym

If you don’t fancy exercise bikes and weights rooms, have you thought about getting your exercise by gardening at a ‘Green Gym’? As well as (gentle) exercise, going to the Green Gym is a great way to learn new skills and meet new people. Working on an allotment plot you will be helping to grow […]

By November 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Fracking coming to Knostrop?

Fracking coming to Knostrop?

I went along to Hunslet Carr Residents Association meeting. Held on the first Thursday of the month. Normally don’t go into much talking in the meeting, but thought I would give my view on 2 subjects that came up. Number 1 was Fracking coming to Knostrop? A guy came to the meeting to talk on […]

By November 10, 2016 2 Comments Read More →
It’s Tidy Friday at Thwaite Mills

It’s Tidy Friday at Thwaite Mills

Volunteers from Stourton-based One Subsea made a real difference when they turned out to help clear part of the riverside path and cycleway recently. On Friday 7 October they cleared the dried silt, left by the Boxing Day floods, off the targeted areas of the cycleway and path near Thwaite Mills. They also cleared litter […]

By October 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Halloween Zombie Apocalypse in Stourton

Halloween Zombie Apocalypse in Stourton

On the evenings of the 27 and 28 October 2016, you can join the terrified Skelton Grange staff and volunteers for an evening of nightmarish encounters…. find out whether you are a born survivor – or are destined to join the ranks of the undead! Caroline Crossley, Skelton Grange manager said “we need the public’s […]

By October 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Senior councillors to consider Boxing Day floods response update

Senior councillors to consider Boxing Day floods response update

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss an update report on the work carried out in response to the flooding caused by Storm Eva, which hit Hunslet and Stourton on Boxing Day, at a meeting next week. The council’s executive board meeting at Civic Hall on Wednesday 19 October will consider the review of the actions […]

By October 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Join the Big Green Weekend at Skelton Grange

Join the Big Green Weekend at Skelton Grange

The Conservation Volunteers in Leeds have been very busy of late, working with a brilliant bunch of volunteers to create a new vegetable garden, a bare foot trail, new meadows, installing bee hives and bird boxes and generally having a fantastic time. They plan to celebrate these achievements by flinging open the doors at Skelton […]

Residents back River C’Aire flood cleanup

Residents back River C’Aire flood cleanup

Residents from the H2010 riverside development in Hunslet put their efforts into helping the clean up following the Boxing Day floods in Leeds. Storm Eva led to record river levels and a huge amount of debris was taken downstream by the fast flowing River Aire. Much of that debris was dumped in Stourton around the […]

By September 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →