Middleton

Charlies Angel: supporting bereaved parents

Charlies Angel: supporting bereaved parents

Charlies Angel is a family run, Middleton-based charity born out of family tragedy. Sam Key’s daughter Carrie gave birth in 2012 to baby Charlie, but he had a rare and untreatable condition called Potters Syndrome. Unfortanately she died just days later. What shocked the Key family was the lack of support that Carrie was offered. […]






Middleton Park tramway anniversary to be marked

Middleton Park tramway anniversary to be marked

The Leeds Transport Historical Society is holding an evening stroll on Monday 13 July 2015 down part of the trackbed of the Middleton Tramway to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of its opening on 12 November 1925. The group will meet on the Ring Road Beeston Park at the junction with Bodmin Road at 7:15pm. Look […]






St Marys’ joy at funding lifeline

St Marys’ joy at funding lifeline

St Mary’s church in Middleton is celebrating after receiving £15,000 from the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust (YHCT) to help fund urgent structural repair work. Built in 1846, the imposing grade II listed church was designed by Robert Chantrell, architect of Leeds Minster, and stands in a prominent position on Town Street near to the gates […]






Suspected loan shark arrested in Middleton

Suspected loan shark arrested in Middleton

A 45 year old man was arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending, following an operation in South Leeds this week. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) working in partnership with West Yorkshire Joint Services Trading Standards and West Yorkshire Police executed a warrant at an address in Middleton. The suspect was questioned by […]






The Middleton Park Festival of Dance

The Middleton Park Festival of Dance

This Sunday (28 June 2015) it’s our celebration of all things local dance. Come down and enjoy seeing locals young and older getting into the groove. We have dance troupes and zumba and a DJ too. Why not come down and enjoy the fun…and bring the summer too!  






It’s blooming marvellous in Middleton

It’s blooming marvellous in Middleton

Children from St Philip’s Primary School Middleton joined the Belle Isle and Middleton in Bloom Team, volunteers and local Councillor Kim Groves planting tubs on Middleton Circus recently. The Middleton and Belle Isle in Bloom group need more volunteers and it is hoped that the bright new planters will draw attention to the work the […]






** Stolen Vans In Middleton And Belle Isle **

** Stolen Vans In Middleton And Belle Isle **

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South ** STOLEN VANS IN MIDDLETON AND BELLE ISLE ** Please be aware of an emerging way in which Mercedes Sprinter vans in Middleton and Belle Isle are being targeted and stolen when they are locked and secure, using unknown means. We would like to ask that van owners […]






All fairs well in Middleton

All fairs well in Middleton

The gala season continues apace, with Middleton St Cross church hosting their annual summer fair this Saturday (20 June 2015). The entertainment line-up includes the South Leeds Community Orchestra, the Middleton St Mary’s primary school choir, the local majorettes, and more. Other attractions include: stalls, kids activities, competitions and games, tombolas, piles of food, and […]






Workfare Campaign Hits Middleton

Workfare Campaign Hits Middleton

On Saturday 27 June 2015, a national day of action is taking place against the variety retailer ‘B & M’ for their use of Workfare. As part of this, Leeds Welfare Fightback will be having a demonstration at Middleton Shopping Centre at 2pm and all are welcome to attend. WHAT IS WORKFARE IN LEEDS? Boycott Workfare […]






Twelfth Night At Middleton Park

Twelfth Night At Middleton Park

This includes a feast of songs that you can probably sing along to! ‘Oddsocks’ 2015 production of Twelfth Night is a madcap musical treat with Shakespeare’s love stories intertwined with well-known British Chart hits to keep the blood pumping and the mood merry. The lonely Countess Olivia, is wooed by the music-loving Orsino, who finds […]