Category: Hunslet

News and events for the Hunslet area

Hundreds of pounds raised for NHS by Hunslet street’s fun and games

A single street in Hunslet has raised hundreds of pounds for the NHS after holding weekly quizzes and bingo sessions throughout lockdown. Residents of Parnaby Avenue have raised more than £200 and strengthened their community spirit in the process. All funds will be donated to Leeds General Infirmary’s children’s ward.

Women Engineers Encouraged to ‘Shape the World’ for #INWED20

Now in its seventh year, International Women in Engineering Day 2020 (INWED20) aims to raise the profile of women in engineering across the globe. Held annually on 23 June, INWED celebrates the impact of female engineers and focusses on career opportunities available to women in the profession. This year, Leeds College of Building

Middleton Railway marks its Diamond Jubilee

This weekend (20-21 June 2020) was supposed to be the glittering gala centrepiece of Middleton Railway’s year-long celebration of its 60th anniversary, until the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to it. However, the amazing team of volunteers who run the railway couldn’t let the moment pass unmarked and a so

Residents’ meetings go online

Physical meetings may have become impossible since the lockdown started, but Hunslet & Riverside Councillors have decided to go online and set up three virtual residents’ meetings. This is an opportunity for local residents and businesses to: raise issues, discuss and develop projects, have conversations with your ward councillors, police