Middleton

Middleton retail park saga goes to Plans Panel

Middleton retail park saga goes to Plans Panel

Plans for a new shopping centre in Middleton on the former bus garage and Co-op warehouse site will be discussed by Councillors next week, but planning officers are recommending they be turned down again. As South Leeds Life has previously reported, The developer, Marshall CDP, first submitted plans for the site including a Lidl supermarket […]

By October 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Middleton Community Group relaunches

Middleton Community Group relaunches

Many people will have fond memories and some frustrating memories of the old Middleton Community Group meetings, allowing local people to have their voice heard and fighting for improvements to the Middleton area. Lead by the late Dot Mounteney alongside other hard working residents, the group disbanded some years ago and since then parts of […]

Half term activities for young people in Belle Isle and Middleton

Half term activities for young people in Belle Isle and Middleton

With the autumn half term (Monday 29 October – Friday 2 November 2018) fast approaching, Youth Services have announced a series of activities including horse riding and quad biking as well as visits to Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Lightwater Valley and Go Ape. The activities are open to young people living in the Middleton Park Ward […]

Planning applications 1 October 2018

Planning applications 1 October 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 1 October 2018:   Upgrade to existing telecommunications equipment  Land Adj Brown Place Holbeck Leeds LS11 0EF Ref. No: 18/05991/FU | Status: Current New dwelling […]

Last Coals To Leeds success to be followed by Star Rails

Last Coals To Leeds success to be followed by Star Rails

Middleton Railway’s weekend of events to commemorate fifty years since the closure of the last coal mine in Leeds proved a great success last weekend (29 & 30 September 2018). The event was supported by the Railway’s new President Hilary Benn MP who waved the first train of the day off. Middleton Park Ward Councillors […]

Striving for workplace mental health first aid

Striving for workplace mental health first aid

Middleton resident and employment solicitor, Jodie Hill, is leading a campaign to put mental health on a par with physical health in the workplace. Since 1981 every workplace has had to have a designated first aider in case of accidents or illness at work. Jodie thinks it’s time there was also a mental health first […]

Calling online community champions

Calling online community champions

If you’re reading this article you are part of the online community, but 90,000 adults in Leeds are either offline and/or lack basic digital skills. The Council is now calling on community groups to help bridge the digital divide. An event in Middleton this month organised by 100% Digital Leeds under the banner ‘Fight The […]

Not an extraordinary life … but an extraordinary read

Not an extraordinary life … but an extraordinary read

I am looking out of a window onto a busy Dewsbury Road in Beeston on a sunny Friday morning. Sat by the table with a mug of coffee I’m chatting away with Patricia Anderson who’s home I am in. “I love this view, she says..  you get to see everything; all the people on and […]

By October 2, 2018 1 Comments Read More →
Middleton Railway commemorate 50 Anniversary closure of Broom Colliery

Middleton Railway commemorate 50 Anniversary closure of Broom Colliery

Visit Middleton Railway this weekend commemorating 50 Anniversary closure of Broom Colliery. We have worked in partnership with the Railway so that every Primary School Child in Belle Isle & Middleton will receive a brilliant history book . We hope you all like it and save it for future generations. There is lots on display […]

By September 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
News from Middleton Parkrun 29th September

News from Middleton Parkrun 29th September

Middleton Woods Parkrun Middleton Woods parkrun, Event 23 made possible by 15 superstars hi-viz hero’s.  90 awesome athletes crossed the finish line We welcomed 48 first timers & 3 who completed their 1st ever parkrun & 2 awesome people returned for their 2nd parkrun .     We had visitors from Bradford, Hull, Kent, Sunderland, […]

By September 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →