Category: Middleton

News and events for the Middleton area

Life little stories for Leeds

Collaboration brings children’s theatre back to Leeds with day of socially distanced shows Leeds theatre-makers tutti frutti, Wrongsemble, Unlimited Theatre, 154 Collective, Blah Blah Blahs, Alive & Kicking, Interplay, Fidget Theatre and Slung Low have joined forces to bring theatre back to children in the city, delighting them with a live experience on their doorstep.

Two more South Leeds schools join School Streets scheme

Two more South Leeds primary schools have been included in the second phase of the School Streets programme, restricting traffic on designated roads around the start and end of the school day. Hugh Gaitskell in Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s are amongst eight schools in phase two and will join

Walking one million steps across Leeds to support hospice

Team members from five funeral homes in Leeds are walking one million steps to raise hundreds of pounds to support people with life-limiting illnesses. The funeral teams from Wm. Dodgson & Son Funeral Services, which has branches in Middleton, Harehills, Halton, Moortown and Kippax will collectively combine their steps throughout

Sunday services resume at Middleton Railway

Services at the Middleton Railway resumed for the first time since 1 January on Sunday (2 August 2020) as the heritage railway celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. The first service, a three-coach train powered by a Slough Estates No.3 engine, left Moor Road station at 11am following a ceremonial opening by

Breastfeeding makes a world of difference

Local health leaders in Leeds are raising awareness of the environmental and health benefits of infant feeding—as well as the support available—to mark World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.

New Middleton Club could have its licence revoked

The New Middleton Club on Thorpe Street risks having its premises licence revoked when the Council’s Licensing Sub committee meets on Monday 10 August 2020 to review the club’s licence. The club, which is located on a residential street and is surrounded by housing, has been the scene of numerous