Leeds College of Building’s Hunslet Campus has now taken on a new name – South Bank Campus. Approved by the College’s Board, the new Campus name will more accurately reflect the 21st-century vision of the institution and the role Leeds College of Building has in the regeneration of the area.
Freedom Studios’ acclaimed stage adaptation of Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile will be performed at three community venues in South Leeds as part of a touring partnership with Red Ladder Theatre Company. Adelle Stripe’s compelling novel recounting the brief and defiant life of the celebrated Yorkshire playwright Andrea Dunbar
Damien Gaffney never expected to manage a successful team when he first took his football-loving daughter to a Hunslet Club training session two years ago. Yet now he finds himself coaching the only all-girls team in South Leeds, Hunslet Girls U10s, which has been blazing a trail. Last year the
Residents across the Hunslet and Riverside ward have contacted us as Councillors, to say many of footpaths in the ward, particularly in Hunslet, had become warn down. Over the last year, we have applied pressure on the Councils Highways team, with other South Leeds Councillors and beyond, to begin work
Hunslet RLFC 34-0 Keighley Cougars Hunslet backed up last week’s impressive win at Newcastle Thunder with a thumping 34-0 victory over Keighley Cougars in the torrential rain at South Leeds Stadium last night (7 June 2019). The first of two successive games under the floodlights (Hunslet play Doncaster next Friday
The latest details plans for the new High Speed rail (HS2) route into Leeds will see a new viaduct built to carry the line high over Hunslet. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the HS2 line is due to enter Leeds via Woodlesford and the existing train corridor through
Leeds Heritage Beer Tours, a new tour sharing the history of beer in Leeds, will launch at the end of June 2019. The new tour will take visitors on a journey into Leeds’ beer history; visiting some of Leeds’ famous old beer venues, whilst sampling traditional ales along the way.
Following the fire at Jewson’s timber yard adjacent to the Middleton Railway in July 2018, a number of items on the railway were fire damaged. The worst case was a covered van, known as a PALVAN, which was burned out and all its contents destroyed. The Middleton Railway has now
Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 27 May 2019: Alterations involving modification of fire exit into main access entrance/exit, balcony extension and new external decking
10 years ago, Mark Wilson was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Symptoms vary of course, but most people would associate trembling hands with this debilitating disease. Famous sufferers include the Big Yin, Billy Connelly, whose possible diagnosis was spotted by a doctor who noticed the comedian walking in the distinct small