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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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Slideshow: Sun shines on Hunslet Gala, Middleton Park sports day and Bands in the Park

  The sun shone on South Leeds this weekend and people came out to enjoy a range of activities on offer. Hunslet Gala drew the crowds on Saturday afternoon (21 June 2014). Residents enjoyed browsing the stalls, playing on the inflatables and were entertained by Punch and Judy and the Rapide Brothers clowns as well […]

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Move over, Doctor Who! Teen time travellers explore health history

Hi, we are a group of young people who attend The Cupboard, a youth project in South Leeds. We have been taking part in a yearlong teenage health project (funded by Young Roots Heritage Lottery Fund) exploring teenage health issues from the 1800s to now and called our project the Teen Time Travellers.

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Slideshow: Asda Middleton Village Fete

  Asda have sent us these photos from their Village Fete which took place on St George’s Field last Saturday (14 June 2014).  

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New beginners’ gardening course

  A new gardening course for tenants and residents in Middleton is set to start on Wednesday (18 June 2014). Thuja Philips, from Housing Leeds said: “Beginners are welcome or if you just need to learn and share new ideas to keep up to your garden please come along. The sessions are free and run […]

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Summer fun at Asda Middleton’s village fete

  The new Asda Middleton, located on Holme Well Road, is celebrating summer by holding a Village Fete event on Saturday (14 June 2014). The event, which is completely free, will provide Middleton residents with a summer fun day to be enjoyed by all the family. The fete will take place at St George’s Field […]

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Public consultation on closure of Middleton Park golf course

  Leeds City Council has resurrected its plans to close Middleton Park golf course. A public consultation is underway and closes on Friday 4 July 2014. The proposal to close the golf course comes against the background of continued cuts to the council’s funding. Grants from central government have reduced by £175m between 2010/11 and […]

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Whats on at BITMO GATE In June 2014

  BITMOs GATE   Each month we have a range of activities, events and courses available for FREE at BITMOs GATE. This is the new resource centre next to Belle Isle TMO’s housing office on Belle Isle Road.   HERE ARE SOME OF THE THINGS HAPPENING IN JUNE.   COMPUTER COURSES Our computers are available to […]

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Middleton teacher fundraising for Indian education project

South Leeds teacher Clara Bradford is using an innovative new website to help her raise funds to support children in India. Clara, who teaches Year 4 at Middleton Primary School is planning to spend four weeks of her summer holiday in India as a volunteer with the Limited Resource Teacher Training (LRTT) International Project. They […]

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