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5km Fun Run for Skye

5km Fun Run for Skye

In Loving Memory of ‘Our Little Skye Pie’! After the huge success of the 2015 run which raised an astonishing £2000, we are back to do it all again in 2016! 5km Fun Run at Middleton Park, Leeds on 14 February at 10.30am in aid of our two chosen charities; Candlelighters and Delete Blood Cancer […]






Leeds Xmas 10k hailed as the best yet

Leeds Xmas 10k hailed as the best yet

Last Sunday (13 December 2015) saw over 350 runners brave the arctic weather, much mud, and (thanks to Saturday’s torrential rain) a last-minute obstacle of a large fallen tree to complete the Leeds Xmas 10k Challenge in Middleton Park. Now in its fourth year, the multi-terrain race organised by FairPlay Events was this year also […]






Video: Cockburn School does Hairspray

Video: Cockburn School does Hairspray

Here’s our video report from Cockburn School‘s sell out Christmas show, Hairspray:     Scridb filter






By December 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Road safety improvements for Middleton

Road safety improvements for Middleton

A planned scheme to improve road safety will see the removal of three mini-roundabouts on Middleton Park Avenue. A report published on the Leeds City Council website proposes replacing the three mini roundabouts with raised junction plateaux. The road has seen 15 personal injury accidents in the last five years and is ranked 14th on […]






By December 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Help give Linus a bed for Christmas

Help give Linus a bed for Christmas

A Middleton family has launched a fundraising campaign to give their autistic Leeds son a safe bed to sleep in. Eight-year-old Linus Harrison, from Middleton, has severe autism, which means he has the mental age of a two year old, still has to wear nappies and is unable to communicate or respond to his own […]






By December 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Free bikes for Middleton school children

Free bikes for Middleton school children

School kids ‘wheeling for joy’ with free bikes from Halfords Kids from Middleton Primary School in South Leeds were left ‘wheeling for joy’ after receiving 20 free bikes and helmets. The bikes were donated by Halfords to help encourage more children – who may not necessarily have access to bikes – to cycle. Penny Bullock, […]






By December 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Hairspray the musical at Cockburn School

Hairspray the musical at Cockburn School

Specialist School in the Performing Arts lets its hair down and dance the night away as Cockburn School presents Hairspray the Musical Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score, Hairspray gets Cockburn School in South Leeds to its feet, aerosol-style. You’ll tap your feet to the beat as Tracy Turnblad […]






By December 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Lawyers go back to school

Lawyers go back to school

Lawyers from Bevan Brittan go back to school as part of Leeds Legal Education Week A team of seven lawyers from the Leeds office of law firm Bevan Brittan swapped their desks for the classroom as they spent the day at Middleton St Mary’s primary school in Middleton, Leeds – as part of Leeds Legal […]






By December 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Money Buddies: here to help with your bills

Money Buddies: here to help with your bills

A lot of people struggle with debt or find it hard to make ends meet. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, and the Money Buddies might be just the people you need. Money Buddies are friendly and non-judgemental, we’re here to help. We’re volunteers who can help negotiate payments with companies on your behalf, […]






Middleton Park Sunday December 13th

Middleton Park Sunday December 13th

Friends of Middleton Park. Christmas in Middleton Park. We start with a Santa Fun Run (registration from 11.30 – run from 12) suitable for all – even amblers. It’s in aid of RNIB so for a fantastic cause – any donations welcome – and its short too (between 4-5km only – depending on how many […]