Middleton

Middleton’s Bike Park prepares to open

Middleton’s Bike Park prepares to open

Work on the first phase of the Leeds Urban Bike Park, on the site of the former Middleton Park Golf Course, is nearing completion and South Leeds Life can reveal that the centre will be opened on Friday 1 December 2017. We spoke to Jeremy Hayes from Cycle Pathways CIC, who will run the £1.2m […]

By November 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Open evening for new Middleton school

Open evening for new Middleton school

Parents and carers considering enrolling their child at Elements Primary, the new primary school in Middleton opening in September 2018, will have an opportunity to meet the new Principal later this month. Founding Principal Sarah Horsbrough will be hosting an open evening on Wednesday 29 November from 6pm to 8pm at  Tenants Hall Enterprise Centre, […]

By November 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Remembrance marked at Middleton Railway

Remembrance marked at Middleton Railway

Services at Middleton Railway paused at 11am on Remembrance Sunday (12 November 2017) as staff and passengers observed the two minute silence. Trains were suitable decorated with poppies and the silence was impeccably observed by all present including a group of children attending a birthday party. Next weekend (18 & 19 November 2017) will be […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Brownlee brothers visit Cockburn School

The Brownlee brothers visit Cockburn School

Alistair Brownlee revealed that he was still making up his mind about defending his Olympic Triathlon title when he met students at Cockburn School on Friday (10 November 2017). Alistair and his brother Jonny were there to answer questions put by a hall full of students from Cockburn and Cockburn John Charles who have excelled […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Book now for Santa Special trains

Book now for Santa Special trains

What could be more exciting for children at this time of year than a ride on a steam train and a present from Santa? Middleton Railway is preparing to launch its ever popular Santa Specials on Saturday 2 December. Trains run each Saturday and Sunday through to Sunday 24 December. Every child under 12 will […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Health check offered for community groups

Health check offered for community groups

Are you part of a community group, sports club or local charity? Would you like some help to make sure you are operating properly within the law and keeping correct financial records? Health For All’s Aiming High project is running three workshops this month to help small community organisations. Rachel Vernelle from the project said: […]

By November 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Police seize quad bike in Middleton

Police seize quad bike in Middleton

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South. On Sunday (5 November 2017) a member of the public sent us the below image of people riding quad bikes in Middleton. Officers have just seized this bike….. keep passing us the information about who are riding the bikes or where we can find them.       […]

Updated: Paul Kavanagh found safe and well

Updated: Paul Kavanagh found safe and well

UPDATED: Paul Kavanagh has been found safe and well. Police are appealing for information to trace missing Paul Kavanagh from Leeds. Paul (38) was last seen at his home address in Middleton on Saturday and was reported missing at about 1pm today 5 November 2017). He is described as white, between 5ft 5ins and 5ft […]

By November 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Plea to report Anti-social Behaviour in Middleton

Plea to report Anti-social Behaviour in Middleton

Following a series of serious incidents of anti-social behaviour in the Middleton area, Cllr Kim Groves‎ (Middleton Park ward) writes: Please continue to report anonymously on 101 identifying those involved if you know who they are. Every incident needs logging to build evidence for prosecution. Police numbers of staff based in Middleton have increased. 7 […]

New primary school for Middleton announced

New primary school for Middleton announced

A new Primary School is to be built in South Leeds in a partnership between Wellspring Academy Trust and Leeds City Council. The 420-place school, subject to planning approval and public consultation, will be located in the heart of Middleton on a currently undeveloped plot at Acre Mount. The planning proposal is expected to go […]

By November 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →