Day: 16 October 2013

Middleton Railway wants you to buy a brick!

Can you help Middleton Railway raise £40,000 as part of their appeal to help preserve part of South Leeds’ industrial heritage? The volunteers at the historic railway are aiming to build a ‘Running Shed’, which will enable them to provide secure, undercover storage for two operational locomotives. And they’re asking

South Leeds Roundup: Cranes, Cafés and Cabbages

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Who doesn’t like a crane? We start this week with a photo from Old Chapel Studios who have one on site today to help with their building works. Local blogger John Cockburn

Bookmarked: Cottingley residents discuss estate issues

Residents living on the Cottingley Hall estate in south Leeds recently debated a wide range of issues at a public meeting. Members of the Cottingley TRAC group heard updates on how Cottingley Primary Academy was progressing, plans for a new neighbourhood watch scheme, bin collections on the estate and work

Elland Road park and ride set for approval?

Controversial plans  to build a new council park and ride facility off Elland Road will be debated by councillors next week – with planning officers recommending the detailed proposals be approved. The plans, which can be viewed here, show a 425 space main car park, with 15 dedicated disabled spaces

White Rose sparks art competition for Middleton Bonfire

  An art competition to spark the imagination of pupils at schools across South Leeds has been launched by the White Rose Shopping Centre in partnership with Leeds City Council. Pupils from across the 32 primary schools in South Leeds have been invited to produce posters to promote the bonfire