Middleton

Explore Bike Park for free this Sunday

Explore Bike Park for free this Sunday

If you’ve been wondering about what is available at Leeds Urban Bike Park in Middleton, Sunday (19 August 2018) is your opportunity to find out at their free inclusive cycling session. Between 10am and 4pm you will have the chance to try out a range of bikes including specially adapted bikes for disabled people. The […]

Affordable housing planned for Middleton

Affordable housing planned for Middleton

Yorkshire Housing has applied for planning permission to build 32 affordable homes on the site of a former Children’s Home at the junction of Bodmin Road and Ring Road in Middleton. If approved, the properties will comprise 17 two bedroom and 15 three bedroom houses. 9 properties will be let at an affordable rent and […]

Planning applications 6 August 2018

Planning applications 6 August 2018

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 6 August 2018:   Two storey front extension; two storey part single storey rear extension; balcony with balustrade to rear  4 Old Close Beeston Leeds […]

Attempted Robbery in Middleton Park

Attempted Robbery in Middleton Park

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery which occurred in  Middleton Park. At around 2:50pm on Friday 20 July 2018, a 32 year old woman was walking her two dogs when she was approached by two men. They made demands for her property and tried to take her bag, before making away. The […]

Last Coals To Leeds weekend at Middleton Railway

Last Coals To Leeds weekend at Middleton Railway

The Middleton Railway is delighted to announce details of our main event for 2018. Last Coals To Leeds will run over the weekend of 29 & 30 September. Last Coals to Leeds commemorates the 50th anniversary of the closure of Middleton Broom Colliery in 1968 and is sponsored by Leeds City Council under their “Love […]

Calling all photographers: local camera club open for all

Calling all photographers: local camera club open for all

The Leeds Co-operative Photographic Society – now running for well over 50 years, since 1962 – meets weekly in south Leeds, and is open to new and old members alike. Their free gatherings are 8pm every Wednesday in the St George’s Centre in Middleton (just opposite Asda) – and offer anyone the opportunity to share and […]

School’s Out For Summer | MADDFest at Cockburn John Charles Academy

School’s Out For Summer | MADDFest at Cockburn John Charles Academy

As May draws to a close, and the academic year comes to an end for the University and Higher Education system, it is always a great experience to take a trip around the creative departments and enjoy the fruits of their labours of the past three years or so. Wait around another month and a […]

Middleton Railway celebrates new Running Shed

Middleton Railway celebrates new Running Shed

Saturday (21 July 2018) saw the official opening of Middleton Railway’s new running shed, by local ward member and Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr Judith Blake. Photos by Steve Thompson The shed has taken a number of years to complete and was funded in part byu the Friends of Middleton Railway’s Buy a Brick […]

Middleton Elderly Aid Visit Northern College

Middleton Elderly Aid Visit Northern College

Please have a look at slide show above. I was invited along with Members of Middleton Elderly Aid to Northern College at Wentworth Castle in Barnsley last Friday to see what course are available for Adults 19 years of age to 90 and to pass this information on to our members. 10 of us went […]

Rounders group host Family Fun Day

Rounders group host Family Fun Day

Middleton Park All-Rounders, the women’s rounders club that plays at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club are holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday (22 July 2018). The event runs from 1-4pm at Hunslet Nelson’s ground on Gipsy Lane in Beeston (opposite Cockburn School) and will include a bouncy castle, children’s games, stalls, refreshments as well as […]