Day: 14 September 2023

Middleton drink driver jailed after woman dies outside ice rink

A speeding drink driver who fled the scene of a collision in Leeds in which a woman pedestrian was killed has been jailed. Vanessa Barnes, aged 59, from Rossendale, Lancashire, had just left the Planet Ice rink, in Elland Road, after watching her son play for Leeds Knights on 10

Guided walk: The Brandlings and their Legacy

On Sunday (17 September 2023) the Friends of Middleton Park will be leading a free guided walk in Middleton Park entitled ‘The Brandlings and their Legacy’. In 1697 Ralph Brandling of Durham married Anne Leigh, the heir to the Middleton estate. On the death of Anne’s father in 1706 Ralph