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Find out what’s happening in Middleton Park

Find out what’s happening in Middleton Park

As the bluebells start to come into flower, the Friends of Middleton Park are gearing up for their summer programme featuring events every Sunday from 1 May to 24 September 2017. As in previous years events will range from brass bands, to kite displays, walks, birds of prey and not forgetting the annual visit from […]

Mums sing, kids play, come and join us!

Mums sing, kids play, come and join us!

Spring has sprung.  If you’re looking for a new activity but feel tied to the house with the children, this could be the perfect solution. Middleton Minstrels Ladies Choir was formed two years ago. Through funding and support from Awards for All and Leeds Community Fund, the facilities have been provided to members free of […]

Recycling: come and have you say at BITMOs GATE

Recycling: come and have you say at BITMOs GATE

Belle Isle TMO If you live in Middleton or Belle Isle and have ideas, suggestions or feedback about local recycling facilities. Join us next Tuesday (4 April 2017) at the GATE from 2pm as we chat about the what, when and where of recycling!     http://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/Recyclingsites.aspx   BITMO’s GATE is located on Aberfield Gate, […]

Don’t get bitten by a Loan Shark

Don’t get bitten by a Loan Shark

A campaign is being launched in Middleton and Belle Isle to encourage local residents, family and friends to report loan shark activity in their area. The campaign, which is being led by the Leeds South East Debt Forum, aims to get people talking about loan sharks, break the taboo and encourage people to seek help. […]

Breeze host Middleton family fun day

Breeze host Middleton family fun day

Want to kick start the Easter break? Breeze Friday Night Project are hosting a Family Funday at Middleton Leisure Centre on Saturday 1 April 2017, 1-4pm. There will be activities for everyone, from BMX Bikes, a football tournament, Breeze inflatables, beauty therapy, arts and crafts and soft play for tiny tots, or just come and […]

Kyle Asquith Charity Show

Kyle Asquith Charity Show

A stunning new show, about to hit London’s West End has chosen Cockburn School for its final warm up show. And every penny from the ticket price is being donated to the Kyle Asquith Foundation. The show takes place on Thursday (30 March 2017) at 7:15pm and tickets are just £3 for adults and £2 […]

Middleton Park’s bike hub to get the go ahead

Middleton Park’s bike hub to get the go ahead

Proposals for a new Urban Bike Park in a popular south Leeds green space have been welcomed by Middleton Park councillors. A report to be tabled to Leeds City Council’s executive board next Wednesday (22 March 2017), is seeking the go ahead for a new cycling hub at Middleton Park. If approved, the park will […]

Middleton Railway volunteers clock up 677 years service

Middleton Railway volunteers clock up 677 years service

In recognition of their many years of loyal service to the Middleton Railway 16 volunteers were awarded long service lapel badges at a recent Volunteers Forum. These badges depict an image of Salamanca, the first steam locomotive to work on the railway in 1812, surrounded by the description, ‘The Middleton Railway, Working Member’. The three […]

Middleton man charged with murder

Middleton man charged with murder

Police have now charged David Holgate (34) of Bodmin Road, Middleton, with murder following an incident in Belle Isle on Thursday (9 March 2017). Officers were called to Lanshaw Crescent in Belle Isle on Thursday following reports of a body at an address. A 41-year-old man, named locally as Robert Milner, was pronounced dead at […]

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 […]

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