Meet Dora Szele-Menyhart, a soon to be 11 year old with a birthday wish to help the environment. Dora has organised ten of her friends, that’s eleven 11 year olds, to undertake a sponsored litter pick along the River Aire in Hunslet. They aim to collect 11 bags of rubbish.
Since summer 2020 residents in the Riverside area have been reporting repeated dumping of rubbish in the River Aire adjacent to where they are living. A local resident who didn’t wish to be named told South Leeds Life: “Since August 2020, a business has been dumping numerous bin liners in
Residents on the Hunslet riverside are accusing the Canal and River Trust (CRT) of “environmental vandalism”, turning the local riverbank into a “barren wasteland” after unannounced tree-felling along the River Aire this month. On 18 and 19 February a large team of contractors on barges, felled several dozen mature trees
As local Councillors, we’d like to congratulate residents for coming together to form the Friends of the Aire group, which will cover a significant part of the River Aire in Hunslet and Riverside Ward from Leeds Dock to Knostrop Weir. For a number of years there have been ad-hoc litter