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Middleton Railway ‘Highly Commended’ at tourism awards

Middleton Railway ‘Highly Commended’ at tourism awards

The Middleton Railway is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a “Highly Commended” certificate for “Small Attraction of the Year” category in the Visit Yorkshire White Rose Awards for 2018. The judges commented: “The building in which the Trust is housed is modern, light and welcoming, ideally suited for its purpose.  We were […]

Belle Isle florists’ random acts of Remembrance

Belle Isle florists’ random acts of Remembrance

Two women from Belle Isle decided to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War in an unusual way – leaving small bouquets of flowers across Middleton, Belle Isle and Hunslet early this morning (10 November 2018). Nicci McCulloch and Kirsty Oxley run a venue styling company and are about to open […]

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Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Sunday (11 November 2018) marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought the First World War to an end. Services and acts of Remembrance are being held across South Leeds to remember the local men and women who died in the armed forces in both World Wars and other wars since 1945. The Remembrance […]

By November 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Community fundraiser lands law firm apprenticeship

Community fundraiser lands law firm apprenticeship

Thrive Law, a Leeds based firm specialising in employment law with a focus on mental health, has appointed Khaleeqa Bostan as Digital Marketing Apprentice. South Leeds Life reported back in June how Khaleeqa, from Beeston, raised over £750 in an online campaign after arson attacks on two local places of worship. Khaleeqa’s expertise in digital […]

By November 8, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Care Home to replace Omnibus pub

Care Home to replace Omnibus pub

A nursing home for older people is set to be built on the site of the former Omnibus pub on Throstle Road North in Middleton. Parkhomes UK Ltd have confirmed to South Leeds Life that they intend to submit a full planning application to Leeds City Council “within the next 8 weeks.” Richard Todd from […]

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Autumn term at Cockburn School

Autumn term at Cockburn School

Students and staff at Cockburn School have had an excellent half term to start the academic year. Open Evening: Over 700 visitors came to tour the school and learn about Cockburn’s journey of ‘Transformation to Excellence’. Last year, Cockburn had over 750 applications for only 240 places in Year 7 and they are expecting large […]

Planning applications 29 October 2018

Planning applications 29 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 29 October 2018:   Insulated render to existing dwelling house  129 Cross Flatts Avenue Cross Flatts Leeds LS11 7NF Ref. No: 18/06526/FU | Status: Current […]

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Middleton Asda supports Youth Cancer Trust

Middleton Asda supports Youth Cancer Trust

Youth Cancer Trust (YCT) held a cash collection at the Asda Middleton store on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September 2018. A total of £266.71 was raised across the two days; a fantastic response from the store’s loyal customers. These funds are vital to “provide support and free, activity- based holidays for young people aged […]

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Police seize Quad Bike in South Leeds

Police seize Quad Bike in South Leeds

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South· This evening (26 October 2018) due to information received from members of the public, officers from Leeds South NPT and The Leeds District Off-Road Bike Team were able to seize this massive red Quad bike which had been causing chaos around the LS10 area. Enquiries are ongoing to identify […]

When is the 2018 Middleton Park firework display?

When is the 2018 Middleton Park firework display?

Monday 5 November 2018 is the date for your diary as the city’s skies will once again be lit up as South Leeds celebrates Bonfire Night in Middleton Park. A spectacular and safe firework display will accompany the bonfire and the event is free to attend. These bonfire will be lit at 7pm, with the […]

By October 23, 2018 0 Comments Read More →