Middleton

Self help groups are Aiming High

Self help groups are Aiming High

Health For All is calling on local community groups to join them in celebrating self help at a special event on Tuesday (26 April 2016). As well as tea and scones the afternoon event offers the chance to meet funders, network with like minded organisations and share what your group has learned from its activities. […]

Something for everyone at South Leeds Golf Club

Something for everyone at South Leeds Golf Club

With the new season underway, South Leeds Golf Club has a clear message: we’re still here and we’re open for members and non-members alike. The closure of Middleton Park Golf Course has caused confusion for some people, but there were always two golf courses. South Leeds straddles the Ring Road and has its club house […]

A day that could change your life

A day that could change your life

As part of his role as Business Connector for South Leeds, Malcolm Hall has put together a project which aims to demystify self-employment, inspire confidence that anything is possible, and provide guidance and support to stimulate business start-ups in South Leeds. With the help of Leeds Beckett University, Hammerson Plc, cida, Lloyds Banking Group, Blacks […]

Morrisons help Clapgate plant allotment seed

Morrisons help Clapgate plant allotment seed

Pupils at Clapgate Primary School in Middleton are getting their new allotment off to a flying start with a helping hand from Morrisons’ Hunslet store. The children wrote letters to a number of businesses asking for help with seeds, tools and compost. “I wrote to Morrisons” explains Lilly “and the store manager invited us to […]

Virgin Media volunteers help dig allotment

Virgin Media volunteers help dig allotment

Last week, volunteers from Virgin Media got stuck in with the local community and helped to dig a new allotment at Broomfield South SILC (Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre), the all-age school for special needs pupils in south Leeds. A 20-strong volunteer team from across the UK – including Sheffield Derbyshire, Manchester, Wales, Gateshead and Buckinghamshire […]

Longer opening hours for recycling sites

Longer opening hours for recycling sites

Clocks going forward this weekend mark the return to longer opening hours for the city’s recycling centres. From Monday 28 March 2016 the city’s eight recycling centres, including Holmewell Road in Middleton, will stay open from 8am to 6pm. All other sites are open seven days a week so residents can re-use and recycle a wide […]

Full steam ahead at Middleton Railway

Full steam ahead at Middleton Railway

Moon rock and chocolate will feature as Middleton Railway resumes operations this weekend (26 March 2016) with trains running on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The weekend has a special Space theme, with an exhibition of Moon Dust and Meteorites.  This has been arranged in conjunction with Harrogate Astronomical Society, and is supported by NASA. Admission […]

Baton Rouge Majorettes skydive for funds

Baton Rouge Majorettes skydive for funds

Leeds Baton Rouge Majorettes Troupe are actively fundraising to ensure their members can take part in upcoming competitions. They have been bag packing at B&M in Hunslet and at the beginning of June one of their supporters, Amy Wright, is undertaking a sponsored 15,000 foot skydive. The group reuse old costumes but will still need […]

Police find cannabis farm in Middleton

Police find cannabis farm in Middleton

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South Sunday morning in Middleton. Officers from Inner South PWA discovered a cannabis set up after receiving community intelligence that such a set up was ready to be harvested. This type of information helps us build a picture about your community and criminals working within it. It also allows […]

Appeal: Missing – James Smith (Update)

Appeal: Missing – James Smith (Update)

West Yorkshire Police Appeal: Missing – James Smith Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of James Smith from Middleton in Leeds. James is 39 and about 5ft 6ins tall. He is white and of medium build with short, bleached blonde hair. He was last seen wearing a black Superdry coat with orange trim, […]