South Leeds

Arson attack sparks Hunslet ‘inferno’

Arson attack sparks Hunslet ‘inferno’

A Hunslet builders yard was last night (in the early hours of Sunday 15 July 2018) torn apart by fires that residents have described as an “inferno” – and that the Police have now confirmed they are treating as an arson attack. Residents of Lake Terrace – just off Moor Road in Hunslet, next to […]

Brave Hunslet fall short against Bulls

Brave Hunslet fall short against Bulls

Hunslet RLFC 16-36 Bradford Bulls Hunslet RLFC put in a good performance, but failed to beat a disciplined and professional Bradford Bulls side at the sun drenched South Leeds Stadium today (15 July 2018). Photos by Paul Johnson Phoenix Photography After Workington Town put an end to Hunslet’s unbeaten run last Sunday, it would have […]

Planning applications 9 July 2018

Planning applications 9 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 9 July 2018:   Alterations including first floor side extension and new bay window to first floor  100 Southleigh Road Beeston Leeds LS11 5SG Ref. […]

Help shape the look of Women Friendly Leeds

Help shape the look of Women Friendly Leeds

The Leeds Women’s Hub, which launched just over a year ago to give women living and working in Leeds the opportunity to influence decision-making in the city, has been working on a city-wide project that will promote and celebrate women’s rights and opportunities in Leeds. Women Friendly Leeds will bring together businesses, organisations and individuals […]

“Wasted this Summer?” is the question from Forward Leeds

“Wasted this Summer?” is the question from Forward Leeds

Wasted this Summer is the title of a public health campaign to help people in Leeds make wiser choices about their behaviour over the summer. Suzanne Macklin Lead Practitioner of the Young People’s Team at Forward Leeds said: “The messages that we are trying to get out there aren’t about not having fun but about […]

Do you live on the loneliest street in Leeds?

Do you live on the loneliest street in Leeds?

Do you know your neighbours? Do you wish your street was a bit friendlier? Do you get a bit awkward when you spot those that live next door but can’t remember their name? Artist and broadcaster Scottee is looking for one street in Leeds to nominate itself as the loneliest street in the city! A […]

Tetley’s and The Tetley team up to support artists

Tetley’s and The Tetley team up to support artists

Tetley’s and the original home of Tetley’s Brewery, The Tetley, now a centre for contemporary art and learning, have today announced a new scheme to support emerging talent in Leeds. The Tetley’s Associate Artists Programme (TAAP) is a year-long programme that will support the development of local artists through a tailored mentoring and development and […]

Summer Music Camps in Beeston

Summer Music Camps in Beeston

The Beeston-based Leeds Music Academy will be running four week-long music camps for children and young people in August. The Leeds Music Academy opened on 1 April 2017 and has met and taught hundreds of students since then, but these will be their first ever summer camps. To celebrate that fact they are offering a […]

Help shape the future of diabetes prevention & care in Leeds

Help shape the future of diabetes prevention & care in Leeds

The NHS in Leeds is asking people what they’d like to see in a new diabetes strategy for the city. The strategy will outline plans to reduce the number of people in Leeds who develop the condition and identify everyone who has it, while also looking at how we can support people with diabetes to […]

Workington end Hunslet’s winning streak

Workington end Hunslet’s winning streak

Hunslet RLFC suffered their first defeat in eight matches this afternoon (8 July 2018) as they were beaten 28-18 by Workington Town in the Cumbrian sunshine. This was an important match for both clubs as they push for promotion at the top of League 1. The Parksiders fielded this week’s four new signings: Gavin Duffy, […]