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European medal for cage-fighter Tom

European medal for cage-fighter Tom

Local man Tom Crosby, nicknamed ‘The Viking’, once again joined the UK’s Mixed Martial Arts team, this time to compete in the recent IMMAF European Open Championships – and added a bronze medal to add to his growing awards tally. Mixed Martial Arts (commonly known as cage fighting) is a sport made up of multiple […]

By December 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Health For All marks 25th anniversary

Health For All marks 25th anniversary

Health For All has been working to help communities help themselves for 25 years in South Leeds. I talked to Chief Executive Pat McGeever about the organisation’s journey. Today Health For All run numerous services from five centres across South Leeds, but it all started 25 years ago in an attic office Beeston. Pat McGeever […]

By December 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Billy Elliot The Musical

Billy Elliot The Musical

Here’s our video report from Cockburn School‘s production of Billy Elliot The Musical which runs from 6-9 December 2016.     Scridb filter

By December 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Grandparents form their own self help group

Grandparents form their own self help group

A group of grandparents who look after their grandchildren have formed a self help group with support from Middleton-based charity Health For All. Stepping in to take care of young children can have a profound effect on your life. Having raised your own children and seen them grow up, to be suddenly back dealing with […]

By December 4, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
Police appeal: fatal car crash in Middleton

Police appeal: fatal car crash in Middleton

Police in Leeds are appealing for witnesses to a fatal car crash. It happened on Tuesday night (29 November 2016) at 8.40pm on Lingwell Road in Middleton and involved a dark blue Mazda RX8. The vehicle was travelling towards the ring road when it was in collision with street furniture. A man in his 20s […]

By December 1, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

As we head into December it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as South Leeds prepares to switch on its Christmas lights. Here’s a run down of events around the area: Beeston Thursday 1 December, 5:30pm outside the Co-op on Town Street. The Salvation Army band will be leading the carol singing and hot […]

By November 30, 2016 4 Comments Read More →
Middleton Family Centre hold Christmas Craft Event

Middleton Family Centre hold Christmas Craft Event

Belle Isle TMO It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Remember its our Christmas Party this weekend, and our Christmas Market next weekend! Scridb filter

By November 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
A year in the life of a South Leeds Blogger

A year in the life of a South Leeds Blogger

My year Kenneth Ingram, in the life as a South Leeds Life Blogger and Newspaper Reporter. As I write this diary of blogs in 2016 I reach over 450th blog in 2 years, plus many news articles in the South Leeds life Newspaper. Going back to December of last year, when I went along to […]

By November 25, 2016 2 Comments Read More →
It’s a burnt out car, but is it art?

It’s a burnt out car, but is it art?

A stolen car that was abandoned and set fire to in Middleton Park received the art gallery treatment as someone added a laminated caption card to it. The car was discovered by staff on 4 November and moved to the top of Middleton Grove, near the Equestrian centre, awaiting collection. The wreck was removed on […]

By November 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Santa Specials prepare to steam ahead

Santa Specials prepare to steam ahead

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 closed this weekend as they prepare to launch their ever popular Santa Specials on Saturday 3 December 2016. Trains run each Saturday and Sunday plus Friday 23 December. […]

By November 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →