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Kyle Asquith Charity Show

Kyle Asquith Charity Show

A stunning new show, about to hit London’s West End has chosen Cockburn School for its final warm up show. And every penny from the ticket price is being donated to the Kyle Asquith Foundation. The show takes place on Thursday (30 March 2017) at 7:15pm and tickets are just £3 for adults and £2 […]

Middleton Park’s bike hub to get the go ahead

Middleton Park’s bike hub to get the go ahead

Proposals for a new Urban Bike Park in a popular south Leeds green space have been welcomed by Middleton Park councillors. A report to be tabled to Leeds City Council’s executive board next Wednesday (22 March 2017), is seeking the go ahead for a new cycling hub at Middleton Park. If approved, the park will […]

Middleton Railway volunteers clock up 677 years service

Middleton Railway volunteers clock up 677 years service

In recognition of their many years of loyal service to the Middleton Railway 16 volunteers were awarded long service lapel badges at a recent Volunteers Forum. These badges depict an image of Salamanca, the first steam locomotive to work on the railway in 1812, surrounded by the description, ‘The Middleton Railway, Working Member’. The three […]

Middleton man charged with murder

Middleton man charged with murder

Police have now charged David Holgate (34) of Bodmin Road, Middleton, with murder following an incident in Belle Isle on Thursday (9 March 2017). Officers were called to Lanshaw Crescent in Belle Isle on Thursday following reports of a body at an address. A 41-year-old man, named locally as Robert Milner, was pronounced dead at […]

Community remembers local parks champion

Community remembers local parks champion

As part of ongoing improvements to Middleton Park, a brand new landscape feature, known as ‘Nick’s View’ is nearing completion. The feature compromises of a seating area with views across the Park dedicated to former Chairman of the Friends of Middleton Park, Nick Rose. Local councillors, who have been heavily involved in the improvements works […]

By February 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Drugs bust in Middleton

Drugs bust in Middleton

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South Yesterday (Friday 24 February 2017) officers from the Inner South, supported by a drugs dog, attended at addresses in Middleton, to execute drugs warrants, following information received. Entry was forced at both locations and drugs were seized, along with other items.   Three people are being interviewed in […]

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A new parkrun for Middleton?

A new parkrun for Middleton?

In the week that Cross Flatts parkrun celebrates its 200th run (Saturday 25 February 2017) comes news that preparations are being made to start a new parkrun event in Middleton Park. The parkrun phenomenon started back in London in 2004 as a time trial exercise amongst a group of mates in Bushy Park. Fast forward […]

Appeal after girl is grabbed in Middleton

Appeal after girl is grabbed in Middleton

Detectives are appealing for information after an 11-year-old girl was grabbed by a man in Leeds. The victim had been walking home from school across playing fields between Throstle Lane and Throstle Road in Middleton shortly after 4pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 February 2017) when the man put his hand on her shoulder and asked her […]

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Changes to bus services from Sunday

Changes to bus services from Sunday

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Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Leeds City Council’s South & West Plans Panel gave planning permission to two controversial schemes in South Leeds at their meeting today (16 February 2017). As reported here last week, the panel were considering the conversion of Middleton Methodist Church into nine flats and the conversion of a former tattoo studio into a hot food […]

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