Middleton

All round success for ladies sports team

All round success for ladies sports team

Middleton Park All-Rounders (MPAR) ladies Rounders Group was set up back in 2016 with the aim of getting more women into playing sport. A couple of months after starting, the team played in their first tournament and have never looked back. Two years on and they have been going from strength to strength and will […]

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 […]

Bumps and Babes exercise in the park

Bumps and Babes exercise in the park

Two new outdoor exercise classes start next week for pregnant women and new mothers in South Leeds. The free classes are called Bumps and Buggy Fit and incorporate a walk in the park with basic fitness exercises. They will take place in Cross Flatts Park on a Thursday and Middleton Park on a Friday – […]

Middleton memories  – a dog’s dinner

Middleton memories – a dog’s dinner

Whoever it was who said “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” was definitely wrong one afternoon in Middleton way back in the early 1950s. I was only small and mum pushed me in my posh Silver Cross pram (British racing green colour with a silver crest on the sides) to the shops at […]

Cloughie in the community – The Damned United on tour

Cloughie in the community – The Damned United on tour

Continuing West Yorkshire Playhouse’s commitment to taking artistic work into Leeds communities, this April The Damned United will visit venues across the city following its Playhouse run. The production embarks on a tour visiting community and non-traditional venues including working men’s clubs and sports centres; taking the beautiful game of football and the magic of […]

Appeal to trace missing Rio Worby

Appeal to trace missing Rio Worby

Appeal to trace missing Rio Worby Police are appealing for anyone who sees a missing Leeds teenager to get in contact. Rio Worby (who is also known as Rio Patrick), 16, was last seen at around 9pm on Friday 6 April 2018 in the Middleton area of Leeds. Rio is described as white and with […]

Renewed appeal for white car driver to come forward

Renewed appeal for white car driver to come forward

Police are continuing to appeal for the occupant or occupants of a small white car who might hold vital information about a fatal road traffic collision on Middleton Lane, Leeds. The incident happened at around 9:25pm on Friday 23 March 2018 when a 38-year-old male pedestrian, was hit and fatally injured by a black Vauxhall […]

Voting starts for St Luke’s CARES Community Awards

Voting starts for St Luke’s CARES Community Awards

Voting has started today (5 April 2018) to decide which of the five shortlisted projects will receive grants of as part of the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards. Since January we have been publicising the work of 23 great local projects helping South Leeds people in so many ways. An independent panel chose the five […]

Tour de Yorkshire trophies visit Middleton

Tour de Yorkshire trophies visit Middleton

Schoolchildren in Leeds were given the chance to see the famous Tour de Yorkshire trophies last week as the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake, welcomed them to the city as part of Welcome to Yorkshire’s trophy tour. Each year in the lead up to the race, both the men’s and women’s trophies […]

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 […]