Middleton

Queen’s honour for Middleton Councillor

Queen’s honour for Middleton Councillor

Councillor Judith Blake, the first female leader of Leeds City Council and ward member for Belle Isle and Middleton has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours, in recognition of her years of service to local government. The list, released yesterday (17 June 2017) saw Cllr Blake awarded a CBE while Alan Gay, Leeds City […]

Middleton Railway hosts guests and model exhibition

Middleton Railway hosts guests and model exhibition

On Wednesday (14 June 2017) the Middleton Railway held a “Chairman’s and President’s Day” to showcase our railway and its achievements over the years. Our Guest of Honour was Lord Richard Faulkner of Worcester, President of the Heritage Railway Association, the Heritage Railway movement’s “trade body”. Local Councillors Kim Groves and Elizabeth Nash attended, and […]

Police arrest a man at Middleton Asda

Police arrest a man at Middleton Asda

Kim Groves‎ Middleton Parish Leeds. Statement from Police At 7.17am today (Tuesday 13 June 2017) police were called to Asda at Holme Well Road Middleton after staff raised concerns about a man following a teenage boy. Officers attended and arrested a man on suspicion of stalking. He is currently in custody and enquiries are ongoing. […]

Help for groups looking for funding

Help for groups looking for funding

Health For All are hosting a Funding Fair at their Middleton base on Thursday (15 June 2017). The event is open to any voluntary, community or faith group in South Leeds who are looking for help to fund their activities. Representatives will be present from funders including Inner South Community Committee, Safer Communities Fund, Housing […]

Omnibus fate in Councillors’ hands

Omnibus fate in Councillors’ hands

Councillors on the South & West Plans Panel will decide the fate of the former Omnibus pub in Middleton when they meet next Friday (16 June 2017). In a report to the panel, officers recommend approving the revised plans which would see the building converted into a 9 bedroom house in multiple occupation (HMO). Residents […]

Bumps and Babes exercise in Middleton Woods

Bumps and Babes exercise in Middleton Woods

Bumps and Babes are thrilled to be running their ‘Bumps and Buggy Fit’ sessions for the third time at Middleton Park over the Summer, as part of a portfolio of health, fitness and education programmes they deliver throughout Leeds. Sharon Wilkinson and Shelley Madden (Specialist Midwives for Bumps and Babes and Directors of the not-for-profit Natal […]

The Great Get Together at BIMTOs GATE

The Great Get Together at BIMTOs GATE

Carla of Bitmo Gate says “Please could you help us promote a community event we’re holding on Saturday 17 June 2017, which has been inspired by Jo Cox (https://www.greatgettogether.org/) “As a neighbourhood celebration to recognise Jo’s belief that we have more in common than what divides us, staff from the St Georges Centre in Middleton […]

Love Where You Live

Love Where You Live

Two years of community clean ups and bulb planting culminated in the launch of a peoples’ survey and website all aimed at helping people in Belle Isle and Middleton to love where they live. The project, led by Cllr Kim Groves, aims to celebrate the many strengths of the area and to get residents on […]

Middleton Park hosts healthy heart fun

Middleton Park hosts healthy heart fun

10 Minutes That Could Change Your Life With Coronary Heart Disease remaining the single biggest killer in the UK, friendship group Leeds Oddfellows is inviting local residents to take action, ditch the slippers and join them at their upcoming healthy heart outing to Middleton Park in South Leeds on Sunday 11 June 2017. Meeting at […]

‘Magic and Mayhem Day’ In Middleton Park

‘Magic and Mayhem Day’ In Middleton Park

Friends of Middleton Park. Hi all. Next Sunday (4 June 2017) in the Park from 12-4pm we have something special for the whole family. Yes its our ‘Magic and Mayhem Day’. The day includes circus skills with Professor Fiddlesticks, magic with The Great Si Moano, den building and elder twig jewellery making with Amy from […]