Category: Hunslet

News and events for the Hunslet area

Planning applications 13 November 2023

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 weeks beginning Monday 13 November 2023. Click on the description to see the full application:   Retrospective application for siting of container

From the shadows to the spotlight: Hunslet Rogues present The Greatest Showman

Orphaned and penniless but ambitious with a limitless imagination, the American entertained PT Barnum rises from poverty and creates something extraordinary. With themes of self-acceptance, individuality and community, this theatre performance of The Greatest Showman, is one to watch this December. The Greatest Showman is a 2017 biographical musical that

Building College’s construction taster promotes lifelong learning

Energy and regeneration specialist Equans held an interactive trades taster day at Leeds College of Building to promote exciting and varied construction careers. Hosted at the College’s South Bank Campus, the event aimed to inspire young people and adults currently unemployed, looking to upskill, or considering changing to a career in

Free food on your doorstep: who’s in?

Do you fancy free healthy food, on your doorstep, year round? Could you work with your neighbours to make it happen? Residents in Hunslet, and across south Leeds, are being encouraged to get onboard with the growing ‘Incredible Edible’ movement – a national programme supporting people to grow food in

Local business calls for Government support for switch to green energy

Hunslet-based LVF Packaging has called on the Government to incentivise manufacturers and other high energy users to switch to renewable forms of energy. The thermoformed packaging specialist, which already produces most of the electricity it requires to operate on a 24/7 basis through a solar power installation and a low

Primary pupils’ Act of Remembrance

Pupils from Low Road Primary School in Hunslet and Windmill Primary School in Belle Isle visited the War Memorial in Hunslet Cemetery this morning (10 November 2023) to pay their respects ahead of Remembrance Day. The delegations were made up of the Head Boys and Girls from each school. The