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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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Plan your entry for Middleton show

  It may be ten weeks until the Middleton Park Craft, Flower and Produce Show, but now’s the time to start planning your entry. The show, organised by the Friends of Middleton Park, takes place on Sunday 14 September 2014. As well as viewing all the entries there will be lots to do with activities, […]

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Cockburn School prepares for WW1 commemoration

  Peter Nuttall from Cockburn School has been in touch to update us on preparations for next week’s World War One commemoration: Just a couple of photos showing the behind the scenes skeleton of the replica trench we are building – it will work so that visitors arrive at the entrance, enlist in the army, […]

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Model Railway Exhibition at Middleton Railway

  If cycling’s not for you, or you can’t face the crowds, why not pop along to Middleton Railway this weekend (5 & 6 July 2014) for their annual Model Railway Exhibition? There will be up to eleven layouts in a variety of scales: O, OO, N and 009, at least. Layouts will include: Sheaf […]

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South Leeds Life newspapers now available at community venues

  The first, pilot, edition of our South Leeds Life newspaper is now available at community venues throughout South Leeds. The papers have been distributed to libraries, schools and community centres – please check the list below to find your nearest pick up point. We would very much like your feedback on this first issue […]

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