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River Aire rising – but Hunslet riverside not hit too hard

Today’s heavy rainfall (Saturday 16 March 2019) in Leeds and across the region saw the River Aire full to the brim in Leeds city centre and along the Hunslet riverfront – but the communities along the river escaped serious flooding. From 2.30pm onwards, the river was recorded to be outside

Join the festival at the Waterfront this weekend

It’s time for the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2018 and once again there are lots of activities planned for various points along the river this weekend (23-24 June). Activities at Granary Wharf (near the station) include canoeing, kayaking and sail boarding; as well as a climbing wall, martial arts, food and

Invitation to mess about on the water at festival

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2017 – 10th Anniversary Celebration Weekend 24 and 25 June The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival returns in June and promises to be the best yet! Bringing 4 miles of the city’s waterways to life, the festival will be brimming with activities and creativity on the water, boats

Buildings lit pink for breast cancer awareness

Last Saturday (1 October 2016) saw 22 buildings all turn pink as part of Leeds Lit Pink. The event launched Breast Cancer Haven’s ’31 events in 31 days’ fundraising initiative which runs throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Amongst the building lit up in pink were the White Rose Shopping

Heritage Open days in South Leeds

Heritage Open Days, the historical festival now in its 22nd year, throws open the doors to historic buildings and particularly those that are normally closed to the public. Amongst the 106 events taking place between Thursday 8 and Sunday 11 September, we have listed the eight events happening in LS10

Festival will light up the waterfront in South Leeds

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2016 is back for its 9th Year! Date confirmed: Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 June 2016 Leeds Waterfront Festival brings the city’s waterways alive each year by hosting a fantastic eclectic mix of music, performance, arts and fun for all the family. The festival will be jam-

Flooding affects part of Hunslet

The video and photos were shot between 2-3pm on Saturday 26 December 2015 in Hunslet and Holbeck. At 3:30pm the Environment Agency issued a Severe Flood Warning: “Flooding is causing and expected to cause further impacts in central Leeds Area. This Severe Flood Warning has been issued because of significant