Middleton

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 →
New bus access to the White Rose Shopping Centre

New bus access to the White Rose Shopping Centre

From Sunday 19 February 2017 the No. 12 bus route will be extended to serve the White Rose Shopping Centre. This will enable residents from Hunslet, Belle Isle, and Middleton to access the centre by a frequent direct bus service. This will be a great benefit to the community, enabling residents from areas with low car ownership to […]

By January 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Join South Leeds’ own ‘Time Team’ group

Join South Leeds’ own ‘Time Team’ group

If you’ve been inspired by television programmes like Time Team, or Meet The Ancestors, you will be interested in the work of the South Leeds Archaeology (SLA) group. Formed fourteen years ago the group of volunteers have worked a number of ‘digs’ in the area including a mining survey in Middleton Park and the discovery […]

By January 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
On The Buses: My happy place

On The Buses: My happy place

About a decade ago a small dentist told me to go to “my happy place” while struggling to remove one of the rotten tombstones clinging to my gums. My initial reaction was to think “I’ll send you to your happy place in a minute”, and the only thing that stopped me was offering to help […]

By January 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Join us and run (or walk) in memory of Skye

Join us and run (or walk) in memory of Skye

On Sunday 12 February 2017 Running for Skye will return to Middleton Park for the third year in a row. 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 20 weeks old. After initial fears […]

Middleton Baptists to mark 90th anniversary

Middleton Baptists to mark 90th anniversary

Celebrating 90 years of Worship, Witness and Service Over the weekend of 21 and 22 January Middleton Park Baptist church will be celebrating 90 years. The church fellowship started meeting before January however, the first recorded members meeting took place on 20 January 1927. So how did it all start? Towards the end of the […]

NHS Trust share some Christmas cheer in Middleton

NHS Trust share some Christmas cheer in Middleton

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust Our Middleton Integrated Team are sharing some Christmas cheer this week by donating hampers to disadvantaged families in the area. Staff brought in items to make up the eight hampers which will be given out in the coming days. A special mention to Senior Nurse June Wilson for coming up […]

By December 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Police use big red key in Middleton

Police use big red key in Middleton

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South. Middleton and Belle Isle Ward Officers have taken Santa’s big key to an address in Middleton early this morning to look for a wanted male. Whilst there the Santa Sack filled up nicely and 6 people were arrested for a number of different crimes. Investigations are progressing but […]

By December 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Middleton councillor caught up in Council Tax controversy

Middleton councillor caught up in Council Tax controversy

Cllr Kim Groves, who represents Middleton Park ward on Leeds City Council, has been caught up in a controversy between the Yorkshire Evening Post and Leeds City Council. The newspaper had submitted a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) about councillors not paying their Council Tax. The Council had initially refused to provide […]

By December 23, 2016 5 Comments Read More →