Day: 28 May 2012

Hunslet Hawks supporters to raise cash through sponsored walk

The Hunslet Independent Supporters Trust (HIST) members will put their best foot forward for a sponsored walk to Mount Pleasant, Batley on the day of the Co-Operative Championship clash between Batley Bulldogs and Hunslet Hawks. The walk is to help raise funds for both HIST and HISSA. The walk is open to

Hamara set to host Queen’s Diamond Jubilee street party

Hamara, the largest ethnic minority organisation in the voluntary and community sector in Leeds, will be holding a street party at its Tempest Road centre to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The event will take place on June 4 between 11am-2pm with fun events, activities, food and more. For more

Historic Footage of Queen’s Visit to South Leeds Features (Briefly) in ITV Documentary

Longtime readers of South Leeds Life may recall the story of a historic film of the Queen’s visit to South Leeds in 1958 being found under the stage of the Hunslet Club  You may be interested to learn that some brief excerpts from this are to feature on an ITV

Beeston empty homes conference looks to social ventures

More than 100 people came together at the Greenhouse, Beeston for a Leeds Empties ‘call to action’ event to explore how to bring back into use some of the 5,000 long-term empty homes across the city. Organised by Leeds-based social enterprise Social Business Brokers, the event saw TV architect and Government

Holbeck event backs plain packaging for cigarettes campaign

A free event to highlight a campaign to encourage plain packaging for cigarettes is being held in Holbeck and supported by Hilary Benn MP. The Plain Packs Protect campaign says every year 340,000 children and young people are tempted to try smoking. Two thirds of smokers start before the age