Middleton

New bowlers sought by Middleton Park Bowling Club

New bowlers sought by Middleton Park Bowling Club

Fancy taking up bowls in your spare time? Middleton Park Bowling Club is seeking new members. With a membership of over 50 and open to all, this is the place to be in South Leeds for bowling. Excellent greens and clubhouse in Middleton Park and only 100 yards from the new cafe. For more information […]

Middleton Park: Have your say on the future

Middleton Park: Have your say on the future

South Leeds residents can have their say over the future development of Middleton Park. Following the recent investment of £2 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund the park has undergone a significant amount of change and development in recent years. Last year the decision was taken to close the Leeds City Council managed golf course […]

Latest News From THE GATE

Latest News From THE GATE

Calling those from; ROSEDALES and WEST GRANGES. This time next week (Wednesday) it’s your local neighbourhood Walkabout! If you have any concerns you wish to raise about your local area or if you simply want to become more involved in your local neighbourhood this is a great way to get stuck in! The Walkabout kicks […]

Mental Health is Everyone’s Business

Mental Health is Everyone’s Business

Last nights community committee focused on the idea that “Mental health is everyone’s business” Local community groups and residents joined Councillors to talk about the idea of Social Prescribing and ways to tackle social isolation. There was a great deal of practical experience and good ideas shared, and these will be written up to identify some […]

Good News Story! Beeston Runners Unite!

Good News Story! Beeston Runners Unite!

Leeds City Council Inner South Community Committee.  Good News Story!!  Beeston Runners Unite!! The one hundredth Cross Flats Park run took place on Saturday 14 March 2015. Five kilometres the requirement, open to all ages and running abilities. The park has provided the backdrop for 1,232 runners taking part in the last two years. Every […]

Golfing star from Middleton, Jen Conlon trains for the world!

Golfing star from Middleton, Jen Conlon trains for the world!

The shutters roll upwards at the PGA Academy at Oulton Hall on the evening of Wednesday 18 March 2015. Suddenly, an expanse of green land dotted with small white golf balls opens up before me. I am here to meet 14 year old Middleton golfer and Cockburn High School pupil, Jennifer Conlon. She is warming […]

West Yorkshire Police Are Planning a “Caring Community” Day

West Yorkshire Police Are Planning a “Caring Community” Day

Both Tea Cosy Memory Cafe and Dementia Friendly Rothwell, have gained quite a reputation over the past three years. A part of the reputation has included a close relationship with West Yorkshire Police, so much so that recently they became members of the Dementia Action Alliance, also announcing that dementia friendly stickers are now being […]

THE GATE Walk Is Back

THE GATE Walk Is Back

Join us from 10am when we set off from the GATE on a local walk.    We’ll be taking it steady so the walk is suitable for all abilities. Calling at the Visitors Centre in Middleton Park first, then up for a nosey at the St Georges Centre, finishing at Asda Cafe for a FREE […]

Obituary: Nick Rose

Obituary: Nick Rose

I was deeply saddened to learn late last month of the untimely death of Nick Rose, our former Chair and Friend of Middleton Park for over ten years. Nick was there at the start when the Friends of Middleton Park were founded in 2003, and he has been with us ever since, with his legacy […]

Narrow loss for Middleton Park Ladies at Dewsbury Rangers

Narrow loss for Middleton Park Ladies at Dewsbury Rangers

Dewsbury Rangers 1 – 0 Middleton Park West Riding County Women’s League Middleton narrowly lost away from home at Dewsbury Rangers 1-0 in a tightly contested game that could have gone either way. Middleton dominated the game in most parts and played the better football, but a fantastic strike from Emma Tootill sealed a narrow […]