Belle Isle

New inclusive school opens in Belle Isle

New inclusive school opens in Belle Isle

Trio of new schools for children with Special Educational Needs nears completion The second of three purpose-built schools which will transform education for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs opened this week in Belle Isle. Springwell Leeds South on Belle Isle Road will serve 100 youngsters aged 11-16. In January, a sister site […]

The BITMO’s GATE School Holiday Fun Day

The BITMO’s GATE School Holiday Fun Day

The BITMO GATE School Holiday Fun Day Jennifer says: On Wednesday 11 April 2018, during the school term break, a family fun day was held at the BITMO’s GATE and over 70 people attended the event. Lots of families came and enjoyed the event by taking part in arts and crafts, board games, just dance […]

Running in the beautiful south: Middleton Park

Running in the beautiful south: Middleton Park

As at last it looks like the springtime is finally upon us, the best way to enjoy the weather is to get out and enjoy the outdoors whether that be in the form of a walk, run or bike ride. Here’s another suggestion from the South Leeds Lakers Running Club: Middleton Park is a gem […]

Family appeal for witnesses to Belle Isle crash

Family appeal for witnesses to Belle Isle crash

Police have revealed the name of the 57 year old woman who died from her injuries after being hit by a car whilst crossing Belle Isle Road on Tuesday 3 April 2018. Bridgett Chappell was hit by a Skoda Fabia while she was crossing Belle Isle Road near to the junction with West Grange Drive […]

BIEWI Easter Lunch

BIEWI Easter Lunch

I was invited along to the 59 Club on Belle Isle Circus by Sonny (where were you Sonny?), run by Belle Isle Elderly Winter Aid last Friday (6 April 2018). Members were been treated to a late Easter Lunch. I was offered a coffee by Steve, who went on to organise the quiz, raffle and […]

Renewed appeal after Belle Isle road victim dies

Renewed appeal after Belle Isle road victim dies

Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses after a woman who was critically injured in a road traffic collision in Leeds died in hospital. The 57-year-old pedestrian was crossing Belle Isle Road in Middleton, near to the junction with West Grange Drive, at 8.14pm on Tuesday 3 April 2018 when she was hit by a […]

Residents demand change after quad bike ‘rideout’

Residents demand change after quad bike ‘rideout’

On Saturday 24 March 2018 a number of motorbikes and quad bikes caused mayhem on the streets and green spaces of Middleton and Belle Isle. Reports on social media described 8 or 9 bikes on the Sissons, the Bodmins, South Leeds Golf Course, Middleton Circus as well as on Belle Isle Road where they tore […]

Appeal over serious road traffic collision on Belle Isle Road

Appeal over serious road traffic collision on Belle Isle Road

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Leeds last night in which a woman was critically injured. The 57-year-old pedestrian was crossing Belle Isle Road, near to the junction with West Grange Drive, at 8.14pm on Tuesday (3 March 2018) when she was hit by a Skoda Fabia estate. The woman […]

Cockburn MAT: Two schools, one community

Cockburn MAT: Two schools, one community

The former South Leeds academy in Belle Isle will officially close and re open as Cockburn John Charles Academy on the 1 April, under the leadership of Cockburn Multi-academy Trust (MAT) following a period of transition since the first announcement in the spring of 2017. Cockburn MAT is also responsible for Cockburn School in Beeston, […]

BITMO’s GATE gets 5 star hygiene rating

BITMO’s GATE gets 5 star hygiene rating

Congratulations to BITMO’s GATE community resource centre on their 5 star hygiene rating. Click link for more details: http://ratings.food.gov.uk/business/en-GB/783828/BITMO-Luncheon-Club-Aberfield-Gate     Scridb filter