Day: 14 June 2012

South Leeds Community Pride Baked!

Can community pride be expressed through cake? asks Jason Slack, this is a question that he’s been pondering on for a couple of days and thought he’d share with you. A few days ago I was sat in the main communal area of the Hunslet Club, as with most days at this busy

It’s summer gala time in Belle Isle!

Belle Isle will host its popular summer gala on Saturday, June 16, at Windmill Primary School. There will be stalls, childrens’ activities, circus skills, inflatables, youth bus, dance and sports activities. The event, which includes a diamond jubilee bake off, runs 11am-3pm. More details below: [scribd id=97090693 key=key-7q695o5jmegjm8sqeqe mode=list]

Hunslet Club Golf Day Set To Help Kids In Kenya

Golf enthusiasts and companies across Leeds are being encouraged to take part in the 4th annual Hunslet Club Charity Golf Tournament in aid of their twinned club in Kisumu, Kenya.  The 18 hole competition takes place at South Leeds Golf Club on Friday July 27th and is followed by a presentation buffet

Middleton prepares to celebrate 200 years of steam

In June 1812 the Middleton Railway became the first railway in the world to successfully use steam locomotives in a commercial environment, writes Andrew Gill. These early pioneering locomotives hauled coal from the local mine into Leeds to help fuel the industrial revolution. Since then steam has never been far