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.
Much-loved South Leeds tribute band ‘The Locals’ are performing live at the Parnaby Tavern in Hunslet this Saturday (2 September 2017), and South Leeds Life caught up with them to find out more. The Locals are: father and son Buzz (singer and guitarist) and Dave (guitar), Ian (drums), and Kenny
Politics, unless you follow it in your spare time, isn’t well known amongst the younger side of the country. It’s fair to say most millennials have no clue when it comes to voting and how it’s going to affect our country. Despite the lack of knowledge, they seem to have strong
Hunslet Carr Residents Association are hosting two Easter-themed family events this coming weekend (8-9 April 2017), and everyone’s invited – to have a laugh, but also perhaps to ‘catch the vision’ for what the group is achieving locally. On Saturday (8 April), between 10am-12pm, there’s an Easter Craft Fair and
Community leaders in south Leeds have voiced their frustration at the botched local consultation on the City Council’s Site Allocations Plan, and are calling on residents to urgently look at the plan and comment on it before the looming deadline of Monday 16th November (2015). The Leeds-wide plan has been
Hunslet residents gathered for the annual Spring Fayre at the Methodist Church on Saturday – and amongst many other things, battled it out for the acclaimed annual egg rolling crown. More than fifty local residents of all ages braved the torrential rain outside, to gather and enjoy a morning
I talked about personal identity a few weeks ago and today I want to discuss neighbourhood identity. There’s a bit of South Leeds that has been purloined by the city centre. You might call it north Holbeck and north Hunslet. You might call it that post-industrial strip between the river
Police are appealing to trace a potential witness to a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl in a Hunslet supermarket. A 78-year-old man has been charged in connection with the alleged incident at Morrisons at The Penny Hill Centre, in Church Street, which happened between 4.30pm and 5pm on Monday,
On Sunday 27 July, The Hunslet Club are proud to present their annual Summer Gala. One of the highlights of the South Leeds summer program; with live bands, fresh barbeque food and performances from the Hunslet Club’s performing arts groups, this event attracts families from all around the area.