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Charity Zumbathon in Middleton

  On Sunday 4 May, Zumba Hannah-Middleton and her classes will be taking part in a two hour ‘Zumbathon’ to raise money for two charities, Help a Capital Child and The Stroke Association. The Zumbathon is being held from 10am-12pm (doors open at 9:30am) at the Parochial Hall in Middleton. The Zumbathon itself involves 2 […]

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New campaign against dog fouling and littering in Belle Isle and Middleton

A community campaign has been organised in Belle Isle and Middleton to reduce the amount of dog fouling and litter left by inconsiderate residents. Councillor Kim Groves (Labour, Middleton Park) launched the new campaign to highlight the dangers and consequences of not picking litter or cleaning up after your pets. The campaign was launched with […]

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Middleton Police team move into St George’s Centre

Politicians, senior officers and local residents were on hand to welcome the Middleton Park neighborhood policing team to their new home at the St George’s Centre in the heart of Middleton. Inspector Chris Bowen who has charge of our three wards in South Leeds introduced PC Matt Pashley and Sergeant Paul Denison who head up […]

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A brief history of the Stank Hall site and Beeston

The Friends of Stank Hall Barn have become Friends of South Leeds Life. Sue Ottley-Hughes from the group has written this fascinating historical overview of this corner of South Leeds: During recent archaeology field walking on the paths in and around the Stank Hall and Barn site by the Friends of Stank Hall we have discovered […]

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Middleton school children teach grown-ups how to make friends

  In a bid to find out how grown-ups can break the ice with others, The Big Lunch has asked a group of local school children for their top tips on how to make friends. The Big Lunch visited Middleton St Mary’s Primary School in South Leeds to find out why initiating social interaction is […]

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Vandalism at Park Halt

Now the Park Halt interpretation sign has been damaged too. Somebody has cleared up the pieces and put them in the bin (thank-you for that), but I notice that there are stones all over the grassed area and it looks as though the bins are used for target practice. Come on the Middleton and Belle […]

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Affordable housing development on track for autumn completion in Middleton

  A new housing development in Middleton is taking shape in time for its completion later this year. Middleton Park Councillors Kim Groves, Judith Blake and Paul Truswell visited the new development off Thorpe Road near Middleton town centre. The project will see 122 new houses and bungalows built by Sanctuary Group in conjunction with […]

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Noisy neighbours in Middleton to be evicted

  A couple living in Middleton are set to be evicted from their home after continued anti-social behaviour. This follows a Closure Order secured by Leeds City Council at Leeds County Court on 19 March for 84 Bodmin Crescent, Middleton, which will mean occupants Mr Matthew Banks and Ms Tracey Alger have to leave the […]

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Community Spirit For Sale?

  Community spirit is a phrase that we hear a lot, but is there any one thing that causes us to have it? I read in the Yorkshire Evening Post last week that Otley and Chapel Allerton have been recognised as being among the best places to live in the country. I send an almighty […]

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Middleton Aldi store to open 27 March

  A new Aldi store will open its doors on Middleton Park Road on Thursday 27 March 2014 at 8am. In line with Aldi’sd policy of supporting local community groups, the new Middleton store has partnered with the Middleton Mums and Tots to donate food supplies to their morning groups. The new Middleton store will […]

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