Category: Hunslet

News and events for the Hunslet area

Fracking waste water discharged into the River Aire

Toxic waste fluid from the UK’s only functioning fracking site in Lancashire was (and quite possibly still is) being brought to a local Leeds waste treatment plant, and the residue later discharged into the south Leeds water system with only limited safety tests, campaigners have discovered. FCC Environment run a

Planning applications 19 August 2019

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 12 and 19 August 2019:   Installation of two louvres with associated air conditioning equipment  2 Millennium Way Beeston Leeds

Historic England applauds work on South Leeds mill conversion

On-going work to convert a former Grade II and Grade II* Listed flax spinning mill in Hunslet into residential apartments has been applauded by Historic England. Laurie Magnus, Chair of Historic England and Trevor Mitchell, Regional Director (North East and Yorkshire) recently visited the site in Hunslet to review progress

Free vintage bus day returns this Sunday

The annual ‘Leeds Running Day’ is back this Sunday (18 August 2019), with vintage buses and coaches offering free rides all day across south and central Leeds. The beautifully restored vehicles will circulate 10am to 5pm, between Thwaite Mills museum in Stourton, Middleton Railway in Hunslet, Leeds Industrial Museum in

Have your say on plans for new cycling routes in South Leeds

People are being asked for their views on plans for £6.5m of new cycling routes in Leeds, as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot in partnership with Leeds City Council. In the south of the