Month: December 2015

Leeds Xmas 10k hailed as the best yet

Last Sunday (13 December 2015) saw over 350 runners brave the arctic weather, much mud, and (thanks to Saturday’s torrential rain) a last-minute obstacle of a large fallen tree to complete the Leeds Xmas 10k Challenge in Middleton Park. Now in its fourth year, the multi-terrain race organised by FairPlay

Road safety improvements for Middleton

A planned scheme to improve road safety will see the removal of three mini-roundabouts on Middleton Park Avenue. A report published on the Leeds City Council website proposes replacing the three mini roundabouts with raised junction plateaux. The road has seen 15 personal injury accidents in the last five years

Double church closure in south Leeds

Two prominently-located Church of England congregations in south Leeds have formally disbanded in the past month: St David’s on Dewsbury Road in Beeston, and St Mary’s in the heart of Hunslet. St David’s – the distinctive modern church building near the Tommy Wass junction – first opened in 1961, following