Month: May 2013

Hunslet Gala 2013 10th Anniversary Event

Hunslet Festival presents the Hunslet Community Gala 10th Anniversary event on Saturday 29th June 2013 from 11.30am to 4.00pm. The annual gala organised by Hunslet Festival takes place on the field adjacent to Grove Road (opposite the Penny Hill Centre) off Church Street. In the Family Arena this year: Hunslet

South Leeds Roundup: Artichokes and Ancestors

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Our jumping off point this week (geddit?) is Leeds Dynamite who have photos on their Facebook Page from their performance at the White Rose Centre today. They were marking the opening of

Fitness Challenge Fundraising Benefits the Hunslet Club & St Gemma’s Hospice

The third annual sponsored Fitness Challenge at the Hunslet Club which took place on Saturday 9th of February (highlights of which can be seen in the video above) and the Zumbathon which took place on Saturday 2nd February raised a fantastic total of £3,818 split between the club and St Gemma’s Hospice

Bedroom Tax: Council re-designates properties

  Yesterday Leeds City Council announced that it is re-designating 837 properties (out of the 57,950 it owns), reducing the number of official bedrooms they have, but campaigners say this isn’t enough to protect people from the Bedroom Tax. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, tenants in social housing

Councillor Kim Groves gets the Jeremy Paxman grilling and lives to tell the tale

  Last week the Community Reporters group interviewed Councillor Kim Groves, the Labour member for Middleton Park Ward.   This was the sixth week of the Community Reports course, the session was about learning how to conduct an interview and to help us get up to speed we watched an