Middleton

Missing: James Dewar from Middleton

Missing: James Dewar from Middleton

Police are appealing for information to trace a man who has gone missing in Leeds. James Dewar 34 was last seen in Middleton on Wednesday evening (18 July 2018) at around 10pm. He is described as a white male, 5ft4, mousey coloured hair, short beard and a short mochian. Officers are concerned for his welfare. […]

Love Your South Leeds Parks

Love Your South Leeds Parks

This is Love Parks Week are Leeds City Council are celebrating having seven parks meeting the prestigious Green Flag standard including Middleton Park. With the warm weather there’s never been a better time to get out and enjoy your local park. This weekend will see The Friends of Middleton Park’s annual Rock and Folk festival […]

Middleton Railway is back on track

Middleton Railway is back on track

Arsonists may have mindlessly caused tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage to the historic Middleton Railway last weekend but local Councillor Judith Blake and the Trust who run the site have vowed not to let the actions of those individuals stop celebrations that are planned for this Saturday (21 July 2018). A brand […]

Rachel says “Slimming World has changed my life for the better”

Rachel says “Slimming World has changed my life for the better”

Sponsored content Rachel knew she was overweight and reality hit when she went on holiday in June 2017, sitting on the plane and only just being able to fasten the seat belt, she knew then she had to do something. Back home she saw a poster for a Slimming World group on a Friday morning […]

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 […]