Archive | April, 2011

Friday Night Project 100th session

Celebrating 100 sessions at Middleton Friday Night Project. Middleton Friday Night Project has recently celebrated it’s 100th session. The project has been running since November 2008 and nearly three years on still reaches an average of 70 young people per night, opening up opportunities for young people to access sports, arts and crafts, swimming, a safe place […]

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Beautiful Bluebell Woods in Middleton Park

  What’s on in Middleton Park? Become a ‘Friend of Middleton Park’ May 2011 Programme The Friends are delighted to announce the start of their summer programme! We will be opening the Lakeside Centre every Sunday 2-4p.m from 1st May until the end of September. Do come and join us for a cuppa! Sunday 1 FoMP […]

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Royal Wedding Party @ The Hunslet Club

  The Hunslet Club is set to host one of the grandest Royal Wedding celebrations in South Leeds with a huge party for all the family starting 10:30 am onwards on Friday 29th April. The right royal occasion will be shown live on the big screen, live music will be provided by “The Reign”, the bar will be […]

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Has South Leeds Been Forgotten?

Have you heard the news? North Leeds is to get a Wellbeing Centre – wow that must be costing a bit – in fact I wouldn’t be surprised if it costs about £30M.  Lucky north Leeds I say. Hang on – what about having a Wellbeing Centre in south Leeds – in fact don’t we […]

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New herb garden at Skelton Grange

Volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre are buzzing about a new spiral shaped herb garden area that will provide sweet nectar for bees, as well as a sensory experience for children visiting the centre.  The herb spiral is part of the ‘Bee Involved’ project, organised by the Friends of Skelton Grange, which received £5,343 from […]

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Candidates for Local Council Elections in May

The candidates have been announced for the local elections which take place on Thursday 5th May. The election will be for one councillor in each of our three wards to serve on Leeds City Council. There will also be a national referendum (vote) on whether Britain should change its voting system from “First past the […]

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Middleton Railway re-opens Saturday 2nd April

One of South Leeds treasures, Middleton Railway, will start running trains again on Saturday 2nd April. To mark this our header photo for April shows the locos on display at the Middleton Railway Trust in Hunslet.  Guest blogger Fraser Croft gives us more details. The Middleton Railway was established by Act of Parliament in 1758 […]

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