Middleton

Middleton Park bonfire and fireworks

Middleton Park bonfire and fireworks

Over 7,000 people attended the bonfire and firework display in Middleton Park tonight (5 November 2014). Crowds poured into the park from all directions, from Belle Isle, Beeston, Middleton and further afield. An enormous pile of pallets was ignited at 7pm and then at 7:30, after a countdown from Cllr Judith Blake, the fireworks started. […]

By November 5, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Christmas At BITMO GATE

Christmas At BITMO GATE

To get you in the festive spirit we will be hosting a BIG Christmas Quiz! On Friday 19 December,  12:00pm-2:00pm. The BIG quiz will be hosted by quiz master Carla and her glamorous assistant Miss Jess Dewhurst. Followed by deliciously FREE pie and peas! Call us on (0113) 378 2190 or message us to book a […]

Last round at Middleton Park golf course

Last round at Middleton Park golf course

There was sadness and a dose of gallows humour as members turned out at Middleton Park golf course today (31 October 2014) on the day the course closed. Back in 1933 former Lord Mayor and Freeman of the City of Leeds, Alderman Sir William Hemingway opened the municipal golf course at Middleton Park. 81 years […]

By October 31, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Community Orchestra

South Leeds Community Orchestra

Music comes back to South Leeds A year ago a group of 50 musical friends reunited at Morley Town Hall to celebrate 4 decades of music making by the South Leeds Music Centre. The event was such a success that they decided that this shouldn’t be a one off event. And now it’s a reality. […]

Forthcoming events in Belle Isle and Hunslet

Forthcoming events in Belle Isle and Hunslet

Fundraising event at St John & St Barnabas Church (25 October); Thriller Dance (5 November) In Belle Isle And Hunslet Saturday 25 October there is a fundraising event at St. John & St Barnabas Church. Starts at 10.30 with free entry. Bouncy castle, face painting, tombola and lots more. All money raised goes to D4F […]

Free course and Half Term children’s activity

Free course and Half Term children’s activity

  *** FREE COURSE *** Leeds City College are offering a FREE 7 week course at BITMOs GATE to help job seekers who are looking to develop their skills. Call (0113) 378 2190 to book your place on the course, starting Thursday 6 November, then each week between 9:30am to 12:30pm.     *** HALF-TERM FREE […]

South Leeds residents prosecuted for failing to deal with rubbish

South Leeds residents prosecuted for failing to deal with rubbish

Five South Leeds residents are counting the cost of falling foul of environmental laws. Four of the five were found guilty at Leeds Magistrates Court last week for failing to deal with rubbish properly while the other contravened a Dog Control Order. Julie Thompson of Brompton Row, Beeston Hill was fined £200 for throwing loose […]

By October 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Middleton mourns a ‘mother to many’

Middleton mourns a ‘mother to many’

South Leeds Life is sorry to announce the death of Hazel Dawson (née Barker), a well-known stalwart of the Middleton community. Hazel was born in Bradford in 1942, but was taken straight into care and grew up in children’s homes across the UK – mainly on the Isle of Man. In her late teens, Hazel […]

By October 20, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Half term activities for children

Half term activities for children

  The October half term will be upon soon as schools break up on Friday 24 October 2014. We’ve got details of various activities in the area to help you keep your children occupied.   The Hunslet Club This October the Hunslet Club have not one, but two half term activity camps. If you’re into […]

By October 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Library opening hours to be cut

Library opening hours to be cut

  Cuts to the opening times of libraries across Leeds are likely to be approved this week. Leeds City Council’s Executive Board will debate a report at its meeting on Wednesday (15 October 2014) which proposes cuts of 12% across the city. The figure in South Leeds is slightly higher at 15% with Dewsbury Road […]

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