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Middleton Park gains prestigious Green Flag award

Middleton Park is known by many as the ‘green jewel of South Leeds’ – in fact local residents have been saying for years how great it is! And now it’s been revealed that the historic park has just scooped a prestigious national Green Flag award. Middleton joins a select band of  Golden Acre Park in […]

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Middleton’s Design & Print United offers training to disadvantaged

  We are a small voluntary constituted user led group based in Middleton, South Leeds called ‘design & print united’. The aims of the group are to promote the health and well being of people with mental health problems learning disabilities BME communities disadvantaged groups, ex convicts by breaking down barriers, reducing stigma and discrimination […]

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The Gate FREE Walk And Talk

  We’re walking from BITMOs GATE Wednesday lunch times folks! Meet here at 12:30pm… walkers at all levels welcomed! Plenty of chat on the way and teas and coffees when we get back… bring a friend or make a new one! We’re doing local walks around Belle Isle, possibly up to Middleton Park, taking advantage of […]

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Middleton, Dewsbury Road, Hunslet and Beeston libraries may have hours cut

Leeds City City Council could cut the opening hours of all 36 libraries in Leeds – including Middleton, Dewsbury Road, Hunslet and Beeston. According to a detailed report on the Leeds Citizen, a public consultation has been launched into the cuts, which could save the cash-strapped council £100,000 a year across the city. Savings would […]

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Middleton Life: history group welcomes new members

Are you passionate about local history in Middleton? The Middleton Life local history group is meeting next week and would welcome new members! The group, which recently held a successful Middleton History Week at the St George’s Centre will meet at Tenants Hall, Acre Close, on  Wednesday, August 6, 10am-noon. All welcome. The group also […]

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Older people in Middleton are sharing their skills

  Older people in South Leeds are sticking with some exciting new hobbies after getting connected with their local community. A number of the city’s Neighbourhood Networks, funded by Leeds City Council, have engaged community connectors from their local areas, who are helping people to pass on their skills and knowledge to older residents through […]

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Cockburn School remembers the First World War

  Cockburn School held a commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 on Friday (18 July 2014). Pupils and staff were joined by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr David Congreve, the Archdeacon of Leeds Canon Paul Hooper, Colonel Denney of the Rifle Regiment and standard bearers […]

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Activities for young people in Belle Isle & Middleton

  The Youth Service team based at South Leeds Youth Hub have various activities and trips out over the summer. These are for all young people aged 11-18years who live in Middleton or Belle Isle. These trips include Blackpool Pleasure Beach, York Dungeons, Stockeld Park, Paintballing, Doncaster Dome, Breeze at Temple Newsam and environmental work […]

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Middleton pupils learn pizza skills at White Rose Centre

  Children from Middleton St Mary’s primary school joined a pizza-making workshop at Frankie & Benny’s in the White Rose Shopping Centre on Wednesday (9 July 2014). Head Chef Ricardo showed the children how to add the right amount of cheese and select toppings from a range of fresh produce including roasted peppers and sliced […]

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Free family camp aims to capture summer vibes in South Leeds

  An all-new event launches in South Leeds next month: the Middleton Community Camp. This family-centred overnight camp will be taking place in Middleton Park on Saturday and Sunday 2-3 August 2014, for a range of people to meet, hang out, have a laugh, and get inspired by the natural environment. The free event will […]

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