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Fire at Holbeck supermarket

Fire at Holbeck supermarket

Firefighters brought in an aerial unit from Bradford to help tackle a fire at the Venus Supermarket on Domestic Street in Holbeck yesterday evening (17 July 2018) at 8:30pm. The fire was located in the building’s roof void and extinguished by crews from Hunslet, Kirkstall Road and Bradford fire stations using a large jet, hose […]

Belle Isle Gala 2018

Belle Isle Gala 2018

Please take the time to view slide show above Made my way to this year’s Belle Isle Gala on what was going to be the hottest day of the year so far (Saturday 7 July 2018). The Fire Engine just arrived before me, and I waited the arrival to get photos of the new Lord […]

Find out about Biomedical Science at taster session

Find out about Biomedical Science at taster session

Leeds City College’s University Centre is inviting you to test your lab skills at their Biomedical Sciences Taster Morning on Tuesday 31 July 2018. You will be able to find out more about the fantastic laboratories and degree courses and apprenticeships in the field of biomedical sciences. Our Test Your Lab Skills event is a 2 hour workshop, […]

Be a catalyst in the Climate Innovation District

Be a catalyst in the Climate Innovation District

Citu launches Catalyst Programme to ignite sustainable living at UK’s first zero-carbon neighbourhood in Leeds With more than 40 homes already snapped up in the first release of properties at Citu’s Climate Innovation District in Leeds’s South Bank, the developer is going one step further to help residents embrace sustainable living at this pioneering new […]

Police appeal for witnesses to Hunslet arson

Police appeal for witnesses to Hunslet arson

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following a large fire at a builders merchant in Leeds. As we have previously reported, at 2.35am on Sunday (15 July 2017) police were alerted to the fire at Jewson, in Lake Terrace, Hunslet. A number of residents were temporarily evacuated from their homes nearby while […]

Arson attack sparks Hunslet ‘inferno’

Arson attack sparks Hunslet ‘inferno’

A Hunslet builders yard was last night (in the early hours of Sunday 15 July 2018) torn apart by fires that residents have described as an “inferno” – and that the Police have now confirmed they are treating as an arson attack. Residents of Lake Terrace – just off Moor Road in Hunslet, next to […]

Brave Hunslet fall short against Bulls

Brave Hunslet fall short against Bulls

Hunslet RLFC 16-36 Bradford Bulls Hunslet RLFC put in a good performance, but failed to beat a disciplined and professional Bradford Bulls side at the sun drenched South Leeds Stadium today (15 July 2018). Photos by Paul Johnson Phoenix Photography After Workington Town put an end to Hunslet’s unbeaten run last Sunday, it would have […]

Slideshow: Beeston Festival 2018

Slideshow: Beeston Festival 2018

Thousands of festival goers flocked to Cross Flatts Park yesterday (14 July 2018) to enjoy the 24th Beeston Festival. Crowds enjoyed animals, food, poetry, music, games and much more on a gloriously sunny afternoon. We have a selection of photos and social media feedback from Twitter. Photos by Paul Bullivant Beeston Festival 2018 – Curated […]

Planning applications 9 July 2018

Planning applications 9 July 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 9 July 2018:   Alterations including first floor side extension and new bay window to first floor  100 Southleigh Road Beeston Leeds LS11 5SG Ref. […]

Major fire at Hunslet timber yard

Major fire at Hunslet timber yard

Over 100 firefighters from across West Yorkshire tackled a major fire in the early hours of this morning (15 July 2018) at the Jewson timber yard on Lake Terrace, off Moor Road in Hunslet. A single story building on the site was destroyed by the fire and rolling stock on the neighbouring Middleton Railway was […]