Acclaimed south Leeds charity SLATE last Friday (1 March 2019) held a grand opening to launch a new ‘Impact Centre’ at their Hunslet HQ. The centre – made up of a series of refurbished rooms within their HQ – will enable them to increase their programme of activities and pastoral
Everything is coming together for the Hunslet Club’s 4th annual beer festival, on Saturday 1 December (2018) – but the club are still inviting local people and businesses and individuals to support the event by co-sponsoring it if they can. The popular event will see hundreds of people from across
St Joseph’s Club in Hunslet are holding an all-age Halloween party on Wednesday 31 October, between 7pm-11pm. The party is open to all, but is specifically planned as a destination for local families after they have been out trick or treating. The evening will feature music, games, prizes, and much more.
Local people from across south Leeds are next month (Sunday 23 September 2018) undertaking a charity cycle ride from Hunslet to Castleford – and everyone’s welcome! The ride will set off from Hunslet Library in the morning, follow the canal and River Aire towpaths along to the Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve
This coming weekend sees ‘Sounds Like A Storm’ – a young indie band, with their roots very firmly in south Leeds – going up a gear, performing to thousands at the major Leeds and Reading Festival. South Leeds Life caught up with them at Old Chapel Studios in Holbeck, to
Local volunteers, young and old, are pulling together at Middleton Railway – to restore historic rail wagons damaged by last month’s fire at the neighbouring Jewson builders yard, and also to run this iconic local organisation year-round. South Leeds Life caught up with some of their younger volunteers this week,
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
This week (Tuesday 27 March 2018) saw a packed-out commemoration service for Jimmy Brogden – a characterful and much-loved Hunslet man and acclaimed sportsman, who recently passed away aged 95 following a short illness. Jimmy was born in Hunslet in January 1923, attended Hunslet Moor Junior and Senior School, then
Local residents are urging others in their community to join an “empowering and friendly” exercise class in Hunslet – called Breathe Easy – or face the risk of losing it. The British Lung Foundation has been running the classes for anyone with breathing difficulties, such as COPD or asthma, since last
There’s a lot more than just borrowing books going at our local libraries. South Leeds Life talked to Rachel Benn, Communities Librarian for the south to find out more. In July Leeds Libraries launched the Summer Reading Challenge to encourage children (and parents) to keep reading over the school holidays.