Category: Hunslet

News and events for the Hunslet area

Join the litter-pick in your park this Saturday

This Saturday (25 January 2020) will see a number of community litter-picks in parks across South Leeds. The project is spearheaded by the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team, working with local Councillors, ‘Friends’ and ‘In Bloom’ groups and the wider community. Everyone is invited, bags and litter pickers will be

Are Wade’s Charity Open Spaces Leeds Natural Health Service?

The importance of the natural environment for the health and wellbeing of individuals and their families is now acknowledged. In today’s busy world, parks, woodland and open spaces are now seen as important assets to the community. Wade’s Charity – Leeds oldest independent charitable trust has been helping the lives

4,000 saplings for Hunslet & Riverside ward

Announcing the planting of 4,000 saplings in the Hunslet & Riverside ward, Cllr Mohammed Iqbal told South Leeds Life: “Trees really matter: Trees help capture Carbon Dioxide, helping us in our fight against Climate Change. Trees provide wildlife habitat, improving the biodiversity of our communities. Trees slow water run-off, supporting

Hunslet beat Batley for second preseason win

Hunslet RLFC 16-12 Batley Bulldogs Hunslet RLFC scored a good win against Championship side Batley Bulldogs this afternoon (12 January 2020) at South Leeds Stadium as their preseason preparations progressed. Hunslet faced a pretty much full strength Batley team from the league above them and matched them tackle for tackle

Meet the officer helping to keep South Leeds clean, tidy and running smoothly

For the last three months the wards of Beeston & Holbeck and Hunslet & Riverside have had a dedicated Civil Enforcement Officer. I met up with Joanne (not her real name*) to find out about her role. She has legal powers to tackle illegally parked cars by issuing Penalty Charge