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12 man Hunslet shock Keighley

12 man Hunslet shock Keighley

Keighley Cougars  16-24  Hunslet RLFC Hunslet took an important 2 points at Cougar Park on Sunday afternoon (29 July 2018) in a fiery, close fought contest to get back to winning ways after three defeats on the bounce. The Cougars were well up for the match after recent financial problems meant they had to offload […]

School’s Out For Summer | MADDFest at Cockburn John Charles Academy

School’s Out For Summer | MADDFest at Cockburn John Charles Academy

As May draws to a close, and the academic year comes to an end for the University and Higher Education system, it is always a great experience to take a trip around the creative departments and enjoy the fruits of their labours of the past three years or so. Wait around another month and a […]

Middleton Railway celebrates new Running Shed

Middleton Railway celebrates new Running Shed

Saturday (21 July 2018) saw the official opening of Middleton Railway’s new running shed, by local ward member and Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr Judith Blake. Photos by Steve Thompson The shed has taken a number of years to complete and was funded in part byu the Friends of Middleton Railway’s Buy a Brick […]

Tree planting marks Hunslet St Mary’s new extension

Tree planting marks Hunslet St Mary’s new extension

Hilary Benn our local Member of Parliament was at St Mary’s Primary School in Hunslet for the official opening of the new school building extension on Friday 13 July 2018. Mr Benn was grilled with questions at a session with years 5 and 6, followed by the planting of a magnolia tree and a visit […]

Next Stop Knostrop

Next Stop Knostrop

A new project will help South Leeds youngsters get a feel for boats and learn some new skills this summer. Next Stop Knostrop runs for three days from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 August 2018. The free sessions run from 10am-3pm each day and are aimed at 13-25 year olds. You can sign on for […]

Hunslet wilt in the heat

Hunslet wilt in the heat

Hunslet RLFC 14-30 Doncaster After two successive defeats Hunslet’s chances of getting back to winning ways were dealt a blow in the hot summer sun and heat of the South Leeds Stadium by a resilient Doncaster this afternoon (22 July 2018). The South Leeds outfit had come away with the spoils in an earlier season […]

Planning applications 16 July 2018

Planning applications 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018:   T1 to T4 – 4 x Tilia Cordata – Reduction and shape by 30% to be kept at correct size for […]

West Yorkshire Supply Teacher of the Year nominated by Hunslet Carr

West Yorkshire Supply Teacher of the Year nominated by Hunslet Carr

A Leeds man has been named as the 2018 PK Education West Yorkshire Supply Teacher of the Year. Former headteacher David Eaton, from Moortown, was nominated for the award by Hunslet Carr Primary School as well as the consultants at PK Education. He was one of three supply teachers shortlisted for the coveted award in […]

Middleton Railway is back on track

Middleton Railway is back on track

Arsonists may have mindlessly caused tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage to the historic Middleton Railway last weekend but local Councillor Judith Blake and the Trust who run the site have vowed not to let the actions of those individuals stop celebrations that are planned for this Saturday (21 July 2018). A brand […]

Hunslet Morrisons announces ‘Quieter Hour’

Hunslet Morrisons announces ‘Quieter Hour’

Morrisons supermarket in Hunslet is to introduce a quieter hour for customers who would benefit from a calmer shopping trip. Designed to help customers who currently struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping, it will take place every Saturday in the Church Street store from 9-10am. The Quieter Hour initiative has […]