Middleton

Elvis is in the building at Middleton Elderly Aid

Elvis is in the building at Middleton Elderly Aid

Please take a look at slide show above Had a lovely day at Middleton Elderly last Wednesday. Starting off with a bacon sandwich and coffee at the centre, made by Leanne, thanks Leanne. Then joined the Arm in Arm walking group for a leisurely walk to Middleton Park, the Rose Garden and then onto the […]

Diesel replaces steam at Middleton Railway

Diesel replaces steam at Middleton Railway

In view of the continuing hot weather, the Middleton Railway has taken the decision to cease operating steam locomotives at weekends until the weather cools or it rains. Middleton Railway Trust Chairman, Charles Milner, explained: “The railway recognises that it is part of the community and that to run steam locomotives in this hot weather […]

Meet Joan: palliative care lead for Middleton

Meet Joan: palliative care lead for Middleton

 Meet Joan: Palliative Care Lead As part of our NHS 70 celebrations this week we will be proudly sharing a staff story each day to showcase our exceptional colleagues and the lifetime of care we offer! For Day 7 we are introducing you to Joan Nelson. She is the Palliative Care Lead in South 2 – […]

Fire tackled at Middleton pub

Fire tackled at Middleton pub

Five fire engines, including one with an aerial ladder, from Hunslet and Kirkstall Road stations attended a fire at Merlins pub on Helston Road in Middleton yesterday evening (4 July 2018). When Firefighters arrived at 6:16pm they found the pub “well ablaze”. They used breathing apparatus, 2 large jets and positive pressure ventilation fans to […]

Education experiences wanted from Belle Isle and Middleton

Education experiences wanted from Belle Isle and Middleton

A Leeds charity is looking for people in Belle Isle and Middleton to interview about their experiences of education and how they made decisions about their options. Together For Peace is undertaking the research on behalf of Go Higher West Yorkshire, a consortium of local colleges and universities, who work to help raise awareness of […]

Tracing the tramway through Miggy woods

Tracing the tramway through Miggy woods

Growing up in a city with a tramway network means that impressionable youngsters can be bitten by the tram bug! I was hooked before I was three, in 1940. It’s not uncommon. The French film maker Bernard Tavernier, of a similar age to me, in a newspaper interview told how much he’d loved the trams […]

Cockburn team wins business challenge

Cockburn team wins business challenge

Students from Cockburn School participated in the annual Big Deal Event. The Event, which is run by York University, requires students to produce a business plan, prototype and ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch which is then presented to a team of senior business people from a range of national businesses. Cockburn had three teams of students […]

Updated: Nathan Green found safe and well

Updated: Nathan Green found safe and well

Updated (8 July 2018): Nathan Green found safe and well  West Yorkshire Police Missing person appeal – Police are urgently appealing for information to trace Nathan Green, aged 16 from the Middleton area of Leeds. Last seen at 7am on Monday 2 July 2018. 5ft 7, slim build, slim jeans & tracksuit bottoms. Recently pierced […]

Cycle tour relay sets of from Cockburn John Charles

Cycle tour relay sets of from Cockburn John Charles

Students at the Cockburn John Charles Academy kicked off the last full day of a 400 mile bike relay as they set off this morning (2 July 2018) as part of the Schools Yorkshire Tour. They took the baton to St Phillip’s Primary School, visiting the new Urban Bike Park in Middleton en route. From […]

Tea Dance at Middleton Elderly Aid

Tea Dance at Middleton Elderly Aid

Middleton Elderly Aid  Click link   We have our monthly Tea Dance next Wednesday (11 July 2018) 1:30-3pm. Its a FREE event, refreshments and cake provided. Why not come along to learn the waltz, tango etc at your own pace with our brilliant instructors Roxanne and Keith. Ken Says, Brilliant couple, even showed Walter last […]