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Candidates announced for May’s local elections

The candidates for the 2021 Leeds City Council elections, and the West Yorkshire Mayor election have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward and Middleton Park ward and for the West Yorkshire Mayor. We’re writing to

Writing inspired by Middleton Park

‘Everywhere’s in the Middle of Everywhere’ is a story written by Richard Smyth, an award-winning writer and TLS journalist. The story, reproduced below (beware of strong language), is the product of Richard’s tenure as a Writer in Residence in 2019 at Middleton Park. Richard’s residency was supported by Friends of

Middleton council housing scheme goes to Plans Panel

Plans for 119 new council houses and a 60 bedroom extra care facility will go before Councillors sitting on the South & West plans Panel on Thursday 1 April 2021. As we have reported previously, this project will develop land bounded by Throstle Road, Throstle Lane and Middleton Park Avenue,