Middleton

Takeaway owner attacked in Middleton

Takeaway owner attacked in Middleton

Councillor Kim Groves: Please can I appeal to anyone who has information on the attack of an innocent man who operated the take away on the Westwoods Estate (Middelton) to come forward with information. This was a cowardly attack and those involved need to be reported to the police on 101 or email *protected email* . […]

Updated: Knife incident closes road in Middleton

Updated: Knife incident closes road in Middleton

Update (at 23:51pm): Police report that the incident on Thorpe View in Middleton is now at an end. A 20-year-old man has been arrested and two women who were inside the property are now out. No one was seriously injured during the incident. Police were called to an address on Thorpe View in Middleton at […]

Slideshow: Middleton Park Kite Festival

Slideshow: Middleton Park Kite Festival

The Friends of Middleton Park brought the Northern Kite Group to the Clearings once again this weekend (20-21 May 2017) for the annual Kite Festival. The South Leeds skies were littered with giant ladybirds, fish, pigs, jellyfish and was it a purple teddy bear or a fox? The huge kites were matched by dozens of […]

Care home continues to ‘hengage’ with local school

Care home continues to ‘hengage’ with local school

A South Leeds primary school has a flourishing relationships with Nesfield Lodge Care Home, as children join the home for a weekly HenPower session, working on hen-inspired activities with the home, its residents and their hens. The 44-bed home has a long-standing relationship with Sharp Lane Primary School, who have been visiting the residents and […]

Dance yourself fit and raise money for MS

Dance yourself fit and raise money for MS

Enjoy dancing? Want to get fit? DanceFit does what it says on the tin and on Sunday (14 May 2017) you can join a ‘Dance-a-thon’ in Middleton. Hannah Fletcher who runs regular DanceFit classes has organised the Dance-a-thon to raise much needed funds for the MS Society, which supports people with Multiple Sclerosis and their […]

Lifeboat – a play about survival comes to South Leeds

Lifeboat – a play about survival comes to South Leeds

Lifeboat tells the true story of two girls, Beth Cummings and Bess Walder, who survived the torpedoing of the ship that was evacuating them to Canada in 1940. With a minimal set and just two actors, the play relies on the actors’ skills and Lois Mackie and Amy McGregor certainly deliver. They tell the girls’ […]

The oldest house in Leeds

The oldest house in Leeds

Many people in South Leeds will have walked past Stank Hall Barn, but might not know the history of this magnificent medieval structure, or the two buildings next to it. The site is located off Dewsbury Road, across from the White Rose Centre. The barn itself is fifteenth century, think the Wars of the Roses […]

Bluebell walks kick off summer activities in Middleton Park

Bluebell walks kick off summer activities in Middleton Park

The Friends of Middleton Park’s summer programme of activities starts this Bank Holiday Monday (1 May 2017) with escorted walks through the bluebell woods. Volunteers will greet passengers from the 11am, 1pm and 2:40pm trains on Middleton Railway at the top station, Park Halt. The guided stroll to the Visitor Centre through the splendour that […]

Free computer skills course in Middleton

Free computer skills course in Middleton

A free computer skills course starts tomorrow (Thursday 27 April 2017) at Health For All‘s Tenants Hall Enterprise Centre in Middleton. The course is aimed at both beginners and those that want to develop their skills and get more out of their computer. It will cover: Setting up and using a computer Setting up Wi-fi […]

Charlie’s Angel Centre Foundation charity event with Simon Gregson

Charlie’s Angel Centre Foundation charity event with Simon Gregson

“The Best Days of Your Life” is to be a spectacular evening brought to you by Andrew Kosicki of L.M.R Entertainment and Veronica Fairhurst of Fairhurst & Bleasby Ltd. This evening is is to raise much needed funds and awareness for a small Middleton based charity – Charlie’s Angel Centre Foundation (Registered Charity Number: 1172233) […]