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South Leeds Life News Cafe at Middelton Elderly Aid

South Leeds Life News Cafe at Middelton Elderly Aid

Welcome to the second News Café at Middleton Elderly Aid and Is held every Thursday from 9an to 11am. Here is what 2 of the centres members have to say   Mavis, says, “I moved to Middleton in 2008 into sheltered Housing and joined Middleton Elderly Aid. The best thing I ever done. I volunteer, […]

By November 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Middleton Elderly Aid & 100% Digital Leeds

Middleton Elderly Aid & 100% Digital Leeds

Middleton Elderly Aid & 100% Digital Leeds team up to help members improve digital skills. Middleton Elderly Aid is a charity promoting independence amongst the over-60s living in Middleton, Leeds. They do fantastic work and provide a huge range of services and activities for local older people such as lunch clubs, coffee mornings, day trips, exercise […]

By November 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
The journey of the Broomfield Bus

The journey of the Broomfield Bus

On Friday (9 November 2018) a new facility was opened at Broomfield South Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) in Belle Isle. Here staff member Charlotte Gray-Sharp who led the project, tells the story of Broomfield Bus. Back at the start of 2017 the idea was hatched to have a unique learning zone for pupils and […]

Middleton Railway ‘Highly Commended’ at tourism awards

Middleton Railway ‘Highly Commended’ at tourism awards

The Middleton Railway is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a “Highly Commended” certificate for “Small Attraction of the Year” category in the Visit Yorkshire White Rose Awards for 2018. The judges commented: “The building in which the Trust is housed is modern, light and welcoming, ideally suited for its purpose.  We were […]

Belle Isle florists’ random acts of Remembrance

Belle Isle florists’ random acts of Remembrance

Two women from Belle Isle decided to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War in an unusual way – leaving small bouquets of flowers across Middleton, Belle Isle and Hunslet early this morning (10 November 2018). Nicci McCulloch and Kirsty Oxley run a venue styling company and are about to open […]

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Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Sunday (11 November 2018) marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought the First World War to an end. Services and acts of Remembrance are being held across South Leeds to remember the local men and women who died in the armed forces in both World Wars and other wars since 1945. The Remembrance […]

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Community fundraiser lands law firm apprenticeship

Community fundraiser lands law firm apprenticeship

Thrive Law, a Leeds based firm specialising in employment law with a focus on mental health, has appointed Khaleeqa Bostan as Digital Marketing Apprentice. South Leeds Life reported back in June how Khaleeqa, from Beeston, raised over £750 in an online campaign after arson attacks on two local places of worship. Khaleeqa’s expertise in digital […]

By November 8, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Care Home to replace Omnibus pub

Care Home to replace Omnibus pub

A nursing home for older people is set to be built on the site of the former Omnibus pub on Throstle Road North in Middleton. Parkhomes UK Ltd have confirmed to South Leeds Life that they intend to submit a full planning application to Leeds City Council “within the next 8 weeks.” Richard Todd from […]

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Autumn term at Cockburn School

Autumn term at Cockburn School

Students and staff at Cockburn School have had an excellent half term to start the academic year. Open Evening: Over 700 visitors came to tour the school and learn about Cockburn’s journey of ‘Transformation to Excellence’. Last year, Cockburn had over 750 applications for only 240 places in Year 7 and they are expecting large […]

Planning applications 29 October 2018

Planning applications 29 October 2018

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 29 October 2018:   Insulated render to existing dwelling house  129 Cross Flatts Avenue Cross Flatts Leeds LS11 7NF Ref. No: 18/06526/FU | Status: Current […]

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