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Friends of Stank Hall Barn marks its first birthday

  It’s twelve months since South Leeds Life organised a public meeting calling for Stank Hall Barn to be saved. Thirty people came along to hear about the history of the barn and find out what Leeds City Council planned to do with this hidden treasure. The Barn was in a poor state of repair […]

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Local Girl Karen Goes The Extra Mile

Karen Head.  Our local Girl running the Leeds Half Marathon with her Husband. Please click link and give here your support. Go on, I have.   Leeds Half Marathon is on Sunday 11th May, both my husband Steve and i will be running it together. I have sent up a donation page through Just giving. […]

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How To Make Walking Sticks (Middleton Park Visiter Centre 2 March 2014)

This weekend we have Robin showing us and you how to make walking sticks, something he has been doing for a long long time he tells me. You may remember Robin as the last steward at Middleton Lodge, he has some great memories of life there that you can get out of him easily…just get […]

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Golf Club becomes most recent Friend of South Leeds Life

  Middleton Park Municipal Golfers Club has become a Friend of South Leeds Life. The Club was formed in 1933. The course was originally a 9 hole layout and the club house was the old Middleton Lodge. The second nine holes were added in 1979 and there is a distinct difference between the old 9 […]

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Young people complete their National Citizen Service

  Denise Kempton from the Youth Service has been in touch with this report written by young people from Middleton and Belle Isle who took part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) project last year. Fast forward your future! “If you live in England and are or will soon be aged 16 – 17, NCS […]

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Half Term Fun At The Hunslet Club

Half term fun is once again set to be found at the Hunslet Club with a wide selection of daily activities for children and young people for £8 per day or £4 per half day. Further information and video highlights from previous half terms can be found here. Newcomers are always welcome.

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New outdoor play sessions in Beeston and Middleton

  Two new opportunities for children in South Leeds to play outdoors start on Saturday morning (15 February 2014). Children aged 8 to 12 years old are being encouraged to join in making dens and slides, learn street games, make new friends and play. They are advised to bring their Breeze card and wrap up […]

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Aldi store will not include Middleton Arms brickwork

  A local history group is angry that that the decorative façade of the Middleton Arms, which was to have been used in the new Aldi store has been lost. Members of Middleton Life local history group are writing to Aldi to express their ‘anger and disappointment’ over the damage to the decorative bricks. They […]

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Harry the Hawk’s Happy Hour a great success

  On Friday (31 January 2014) South Leeds Development Officer Lois held ‘Harry the Hawk’s Happy Hour’ at the Hunslet Club. The session was aimed to recruit new players for the Hunslet Parkside Academy tots and U7’s. Lois has been working within five local primary schools in South Leeds: Windmill Primary, Middleton Primary, Sharp Lane […]

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Updated: Book now for Middleton Asda recruitment sessions

  Over the next three days (Wednesday 29 – Friday 31 January 2014) Leeds City Council and partner organisations are running information sessions to help local people apply for the 375 jobs at the new Middleton Asda store. To attend one of these sessions you must book by phone on the the following numbers: 07891 […]

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