Middleton

Sharp Lane Primary marks the Royal Wedding

Sharp Lane Primary marks the Royal Wedding

Shenell Louchea Robshaw has been in touch with these photos from Sharp Lane Primary School‘s street party today (18 May 2018) ahead of Saturday’s Royal Wedding.    

Middleton Park Equestrian Centre

Middleton Park Equestrian Centre

I have said previously how I visited Breeze recently and was very impressed with their activities for young people, so where next? I was introduced to the Middleton Park Equestrian Centre by Jack Dunn who is a trustee there. I was so impressed when visiting the Centre, a real jewel of Middleton Park itself, although […]

Plans approved by Councillors

Plans approved by Councillors

Two South Leeds planning applications got the green light from Councillors when the South & West Plans Panel met at the Civic Hall this afternoon (17 May 2018). The first item dealt with was land at 245 Elland Road, between the Old Peacock pub and Subway. The application was for change of use to create […]

Slideshow: New play area for Middleton St Mary’s

Slideshow: New play area for Middleton St Mary’s

Middleton St Mary’s Primary School opened their new play provision for their Reception class this afternoon (15 May 2018). Headteacher Naomi Wood explained that the play equipment was part of the school’s strategy to improve the low results for the Foundation Stage (nursery and Reception): “All the activities are about improving the brain. Riding the […]

Councillors to debate two South Leeds planning applications

Councillors to debate two South Leeds planning applications

The Council’s South & West Plans Panel will have projects in Beeston and Middleton to decide on when it meets next week (17 May 2018). The first application is to use part of the site between Subway and The Old Peacock pub on Elland Road for car sales. The site would include a portable cabin […]

Breeze Friday Night Project

Breeze Friday Night Project

As a candidate in the local election I have had the opportunity to meet some fantastic groups and organisations over the campaign period, so I thought I would do a couple of articles on a few that stood out. Youth work has always had a massive place in my heart, it’s something i feel makes […]

My thoughts looking back at attempted Suicide

My thoughts looking back at attempted Suicide

Like many of you I watched Coronation Street on Wednesday (9 May 2018) and Aidan in the programme committed suicide. It brought back memories when in December 2012 I myself attempted suicide. The following is an edited version of a blog I did in 2013. I also on one Sunday morning read out the full […]

Dragons in the sky at Middleton Kite Festival

Dragons in the sky at Middleton Kite Festival

The skies over Middleton Park will be brightened by kites this weekend (12 & 13 May 2018) as the Friends of Middleton Park host the Northern Kite Group’s annual Kite Festival. They’ll be colourful kites of all shapes and sizes flying, an opportunity to make your own kite, and kite flying displays. The public are […]

House fire in Middleton

House fire in Middleton

A woman and her child were treated for smoke inhalation following a house fire in Middleton yesterday evening. Two fire engines from Hunslet Fire Station attended the property on Ring Road Middleton just after 7pm yesterday (Sunday 6 May 2018). The fire had started in the kitchen with a microwave oven, but had been put […]

Planning applications 30 April 2018

Planning applications 30 April 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 30 April 2018:   6m single storey rear extension, 3.95m to ridge height and 2.5m to eaves  43 Old Lane Beeston Leeds LS11 7AB Ref. […]