Tag: Ruth Gorse Academy

The Ruth Gorse Academy opens its doors in Hunslet

It was the first day at big school as students and staff at the Ruth Gorse Academy swapped temporary classrooms for their new purpose-built accommodation in Hunslet. “Stunning”, “amazing” and “spectacular” were some of the comments from the group of school ambassadors. “Before we were in claustrophobic temporary buildings. This

New college to move into Braime factory

The transformation of the South Bank area – the former industrial parts of Holbeck and Hunslet – is taking shape with more schemes coming forward. A new University Technical College is set to move into part of the Braime engineering site on Hunslet Road. The college, which is backed by

South Bank plans challenge public access principles

Plans for two sites on the South Bank come forward this week, both with issues about public access to open space. Proposals for the Ruth Gorse Academy on Black Bull Street, Hunslet and a residential development on David Street, Holbeck will be discussed by the City Plans Panel on Thursday

South Leeds Roundup: The viaduct, OLIVe and asthma

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Sorry, no alliteration in the headline, but some interesting stories. The Second Breath is a different sort of travelling circus that will be making its way through Holbeck on Saturday (10 May

New Ruth Gorse Academy is open for applications

  Executive Prinicpal John Townsley told a meeting of parents last night (11 March 2014) that the Ruth Gorse Academy will definitely be opening in September this year and encouraged them to apply now for places. The newly appointed Principal Designate, Rebekah Taylor, was introduced and the school uniform was

Public meeting supports creation of a Hunslet Stray

  A packed public meeting at The Tetley art gallery on Tuesday (18 February 2014) heard about plans for a Hunslet ‘Stray’. Harrogate and York have Strays – areas of green space in the city centre and David Lumb from Leeds Sustainable Development Group (LSDG) admitted they had chosen a