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What’s being done to stop missed bin collections?

For many years, missed bin collections on some of the terrace streets on Beeston Hill and elsewhere has been an ongoing issue. There are three main reasons driving most of these missed collections: Population growth has increased the amount of waste produced Cars parked on street entry points, blocking access

River Aire rising – but Hunslet riverside not hit too hard

Today’s heavy rainfall (Saturday 16 March 2019) in Leeds and across the region saw the River Aire full to the brim in Leeds city centre and along the Hunslet riverfront – but the communities along the river escaped serious flooding. From 2.30pm onwards, the river was recorded to be outside

Beeston takeaway prosecuted after worker suffers life-changing burns

A takeaway in Leeds has been hit with a £10,000 fine after a worker suffered horrific burns when he was covered with scalding oil from a deep fat fryer. Yorkshire Fried Chicken in Beeston was prosecuted by Leeds City Council’s environmental health team after the man was left with injuries

Hunslet see off West Bowling to progress in the Challenge Cup

Hunslet RLFC saw off gutsy completion from West Bowling in the Challenge Cup at a windy South Leeds Stadium yesterday (9 March 2019) A minute’s silence was impeccably observed before the kick off for the legendary Peter Fox who sadly died last week. The Bradford amateurs struck first just two

Young musicians from Hunslet to perform world premiere in Liverpool

Over 20 young musicians from Low Road Primary School in Hunslet are preparing to perform the world premiere of a new composition at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall this Sunday (10 March 2019) in a concert which will also feature the inspirational 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year Sheku Kanneh-Mason. The

White Rose boosts local employment

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a drop-in recruitment event on Saturday 16 March 2019, with opportunities available across the business. White Rose currently employs more than 4,000 people from across Leeds, with the 2017 opening of its outdoor leisure extension The Village bolstering this by upwards of 300 staff,