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Young Archaeologist Club Christmas Party A Big Hit

Young Archaeologist Club Christmas Party A Big Hit

A budding club for aspiring young archaeologists has had great fun at their first Christmas party at Middleton Park Visitor Centre. Councillors Judith Blake and Paul Truswell (Labour, Middleton Park) were special guests at the Leeds Young Archaeologist Club (YAC) party. The children were asked to dress up as people from history and they put […]

By December 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
St Luke’s CARES open new Middleton shop

St Luke’s CARES open new Middleton shop

St Luke’s CARES has opened its third community charity shop on Throstle Lane in Middleton. The shop offers excellent bargains and helps to recycle quality second hand goods, including clothing, household goods, toys, books, accessories and other items. Proceeds from the shop help to fund the work of the charity which supports young people throughout […]

By December 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Support your local shopkeeper on Saturday

Support your local shopkeeper on Saturday

This Saturday (6 December 2014) is Small Business Saturday and councillors are urging residents in South Leeds to support the local economy and ‘shop local’. South Leeds still has many small independent traders as well as the big chain stores. Without them the area would lose an important part of its character. So whether it’s […]

By December 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dogs Debate: park user groups and children comment

Dogs Debate: park user groups and children comment

We’ve heard from the worried parent, the responsible dog owner and the Police. What about other park users? We spoke to the Friends of Cross Flatts Park and the Friends of Middleton Park. Friends of Cross Flatts Park has been campaigning to improve the park for fifteen years. They successfully won funding to improve security […]

By December 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ken signs up for the Santa Run

Ken signs up for the Santa Run

    Santa Run Leeds Date: Sunday 7 December. Start time: 11am Sponsorship target: £50 Venue: Middleton Park, Leeds Distance: 5 km       Event information I’m in the Santa Fun Run in Middleton Park, Leeds. Join me, cheer me on and sign my sponsorship form or donate by my Just Giving web page […]

By November 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Life launches its own newspaper

South Leeds Life launches its own newspaper

South Leeds Life will be launching its first free regular newspaper at Beeston Library on Friday 28 November 2014 from 4-6pm. The paper will be available at all libraries, schools and community centres in the LS11 and LS10 areas from Monday 1st December. It will then be published each month for you to pick from […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Local businesses help a community club thrive again

Local businesses help a community club thrive again

Middleton Park Football Club met last weekend (15 November 2014) to celebrate the support of our Sponsors and Local Councillors who all turned up to meet the players despite the freezing wet conditions. Children from aged 18 months to our Adult players all turned out to say thank you to all the local businesses that […]

South Leeds Santa races for children and adults

South Leeds Santa races for children and adults

Children are being invited to put on their Santa suits and snowman onesies and take part in a dash to help raise money for young people with learning disabilities. The Santa Dash, covering two laps of the White Rose Shopping Centre mall, will be held to raise money for Mencap and will take place between […]

By November 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Council Exec Board to debate South Leeds issues

Council Exec Board to debate South Leeds issues

Leeds City Council’s Executive Board will meet this week on Wednesday (19 November 2014) when several South Leeds issues will be on the table. First up is the ongoing discussion about the future of community centres. Old Cockburn Sports Hall in Beeston is one of 10 centres under discussion with a proposal to dispose of […]

By November 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Santa Fun Run at Middleton Park for RNIB

Santa Fun Run at Middleton Park for RNIB

Please support RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) this Christmas and take part in our festive, fun filled Santa Run! Starting at 10.30am on Sunday 7 December at Middleton Park, LS10 this event is set to get your heart racing! Everyone is welcome to take part in this festive event. Walk, stroll, take your […]