Month: February 2012

Hunslet Club provides hope for local youngsters

The Hunslet Club is now able to help secure a brighter future for 48 youngsters thanks to funding secured by local councillors on the council’s Inner South Area Committee. Councillors unanimously voted to provide £30,980 to the club to support apprenticeships of up to six months for local young people.

New meeting to discuss Holbeck Police HQ plans

A further public consultation evening will give local residents a say on plans for a new headquarters for Holbeck Police on Elland Road. The ‘community involvement event’, which will take the form of a drop-in session, will be held in the Reaney Suite at Leeds United’s football ground on Monday, March

Another top award for Beeston eco development that transformed Shaftesbury House

Innovative Leeds’ sustainable developer Citu is celebrating again as the team picked up their 30th award for Greenhouse, their pioneering low carbon development in Beeston. Greenhouse was cited by judges at the Leeds Architecture Awards as “a successful and courageous undertaking” as the development netted the award for Best Altered Building.  

Community spirit thrives at Middleton Park FC

It’s run on community spirit, goodwill and little money – but Middleton Park FC is providing a lifeline for around 170 players of both sexes aged from four to 47 years old in Middleton and Belle Isle. Curiously for a club called ‘Middleton Park’, its base isn’t in the famous stretch

Northern Soul Night Coming To The Hunslet Club

The Hunslet Club  is hosting a night to remember for all Northern Soul lovers. Saturday 25th Feb, 7pm until late. A Northern Soul DJ will be playing Mowtown & footstomping, flipping, spinning and handclapping northern soul with a wooden dance floor and bar. The music that became dubbed Northern Soul

St Luke’s Cares receives council cash boost to continue youth work

Councillors on the South Inner Area Committee have continued with their commitment to St Luke’s Cares by agreeing to support the scheme for an additional six months. Councillor Angela Gabriel (Labour, Beeston and Holbeck), chair of the committee, is delighted her colleagues have approved funding for £28,301 to help St