Middleton

New bus offers better access to White Rose

New bus offers better access to White Rose

As previously reported by South Leeds Life, the number 12 bus route is to be extended to the White Rose Shopping Centre. The new service starts on Sunday (19 February 2017). Photos show: Visitors enjoying the Scalextric layout, plus Will Pearson (First Bus), Cllr Kim Groves (Middleton Park ward), Dean Stratton and Stephanie Hunter (White […]

By February 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Families and runners brave the cold and rain for Skye

Families and runners brave the cold and rain for Skye

On Sunday (12 February 2017) just shy of 100 people braved the terrible weather for the annual Running for Skye fun run event in Middleton Park. The fun run began in 2015 on Valentine’s Day in support of youngster Skye Sutcliffe after she suffered a shock diagnosis 10 months earlier at the age of just […]

Hunslet loco finds new home

Hunslet loco finds new home

Fifteen years after arriving back in Hunslet, ‘Picton’ finally has a proper home where it can be conserved. It may not look much more than a heap of rusted metal just now, but this an important part of Hunslet’s industrial heritage. ‘Picton’ was built by Hunslet’s in 1927, and spent its working life in the […]

By February 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Plans Panel to debate controversial applications

Plans Panel to debate controversial applications

Proposals to convert Middleton Methodist church into flats and create another fast food shop in Beeston will be on the agenda when the Council’s South & West Plans meets next Thursday (16 February 2017). Both applications were rejected by officers when they were originally submitted last year. Since then each developer has modified their plans. […]

By February 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Pathway2Pro Academy FREE Open Trial

Pathway2Pro Academy FREE Open Trial

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Vote for Middleton Park at Tescos

Vote for Middleton Park at Tescos

Friends of Middleton Park is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch the monthly funding scheme, which sees grants of £5,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local outdoor community projects. Three […]

By February 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Could Middleton ‘Go Ape’? Locals push for treetop adventure course

Could Middleton ‘Go Ape’? Locals push for treetop adventure course

South Leeds residents look set to launch a campaign to bring a ‘Go Ape‘ treetop adventure course to Middleton Park, after a proposal to establish one in Roundhay Park was blocked by local opposition there. Last October saw the idea first floated for Roundhay, followed by an extensive community consultation running until mid January. However, […]

By February 2, 2017 7 Comments Read More →
Bosom Buddies offer help with breastfeeding

Bosom Buddies offer help with breastfeeding

Last year, seven ladies attended training to become breastfeeding peer supporters, known as Bosom Buddies. The training lasted 10 weeks and was organised through Health for All, assisted by Two Willows and New Bewerley Children’s Centres, and NHS maternity support. They and other peer supporters are now helping mums at the following breastfeeding support groups: […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Homes threatened by Middleton caravan fire

Homes threatened by Middleton caravan fire

Fire engines from Hunslet Fire station attended a fire on Acre Road, Middleton last night. A caravan parked on the drive was alight as they arrived at around 1am (31 January 2017) and the fire had spread to two adjoining houses. The houses suffered external damage but it is understood that no one was injured. […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Business woman robbed of takings in Belle Isle

Business woman robbed of takings in Belle Isle

Police are appealing for information after a business owner was robbed of her takings in Belle Isle. At about 11.30pm on Wednesday night (25 January 2017), the victim, a 40-year-old woman, was driving along Broom Grove, Belle Isle, when she was forced to stop by a small silver car which had pulled alongside her car […]

By January 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →