Middleton

Community remembers local parks champion

Community remembers local parks champion

As part of ongoing improvements to Middleton Park, a brand new landscape feature, known as ‘Nick’s View’ is nearing completion. The feature compromises of a seating area with views across the Park dedicated to former Chairman of the Friends of Middleton Park, Nick Rose. Local councillors, who have been heavily involved in the improvements works […]

By February 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Drugs bust in Middleton

Drugs bust in Middleton

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South Yesterday (Friday 24 February 2017) officers from the Inner South, supported by a drugs dog, attended at addresses in Middleton, to execute drugs warrants, following information received. Entry was forced at both locations and drugs were seized, along with other items.   Three people are being interviewed in […]

By February 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
A new parkrun for Middleton?

A new parkrun for Middleton?

In the week that Cross Flatts parkrun celebrates its 200th run (Saturday 25 February 2017) comes news that preparations are being made to start a new parkrun event in Middleton Park. The parkrun phenomenon started back in London in 2004 as a time trial exercise amongst a group of mates in Bushy Park. Fast forward […]

Appeal after girl is grabbed in Middleton

Appeal after girl is grabbed in Middleton

Detectives are appealing for information after an 11-year-old girl was grabbed by a man in Leeds. The victim had been walking home from school across playing fields between Throstle Lane and Throstle Road in Middleton shortly after 4pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 February 2017) when the man put his hand on her shoulder and asked her […]

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Changes to bus services from Sunday

Changes to bus services from Sunday

Scridb filter

By February 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Leeds City Council’s South & West Plans Panel gave planning permission to two controversial schemes in South Leeds at their meeting today (16 February 2017). As reported here last week, the panel were considering the conversion of Middleton Methodist Church into nine flats and the conversion of a former tattoo studio into a hot food […]

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New bus offers better access to White Rose

New bus offers better access to White Rose

As previously reported by South Leeds Life, the number 12 bus route is to be extended to the White Rose Shopping Centre. The new service starts on Sunday (19 February 2017). Photos show: Visitors enjoying the Scalextric layout, plus Will Pearson (First Bus), Cllr Kim Groves (Middleton Park ward), Dean Stratton and Stephanie Hunter (White […]

By February 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Families and runners brave the cold and rain for Skye

Families and runners brave the cold and rain for Skye

On Sunday (12 February 2017) just shy of 100 people braved the terrible weather for the annual Running for Skye fun run event in Middleton Park. 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 […]

Hunslet loco finds new home

Hunslet loco finds new home

Fifteen years after arriving back in Hunslet, ‘Picton’ finally has a proper home where it can be conserved. It may not look much more than a heap of rusted metal just now, but this an important part of Hunslet’s industrial heritage. ‘Picton’ was built by Hunslet’s in 1927, and spent its working life in the […]

By February 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Plans Panel to debate controversial applications

Plans Panel to debate controversial applications

Proposals to convert Middleton Methodist church into flats and create another fast food shop in Beeston will be on the agenda when the Council’s South & West Plans meets next Thursday (16 February 2017). Both applications were rejected by officers when they were originally submitted last year. Since then each developer has modified their plans. […]

By February 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →