Category: Middleton

News and events for the Middleton area

Planning submitted for new homes in Middleton

A planning application as been lodged for 116 Dwellings and a 60 Bedroom Extra Care Facility with communal areas, salon and roof garden together with associated highways and Public Open Space Area on the Throstle Rec site in Middleton. As previously reported, the development is being built by Wates Construction

Middleton Councillor to join the House of Lords

The Leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake CBE, who represents Middleton Park Ward, has been selected to be a Labour Party Peer in the House of Lords. Councillor Blake was named among the new peers announced by the Government today. Councillor Blake has served as Leader of Leeds

Santa rides to deliver presents to children with disabilities in LS10

Disability Familes of Middleton is a small charity run by local ladies, led by Chrissy Thornton from Middleton. Today (20 December 2020) they have delivered presents to all the families they support in Middleton, Belle Isle and surrounding areas. They had the help of two local teenagers who used their

New school applies for planning for temporary building

A planning application has been submitted to build a temporary school building for the new Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy on land behind the St George’s Centre in Middleton. The site is currently greenspace, but has never been marked out as playing fields. It will be used for two years whilst

Planning applications 14 December 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

Middleton Railway Vice President wins major award

The Middleton Railway is delighted to announce that our Vice President, Ian Smith, has been awarded the Railway Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award for services to preservation. The award was given for “Outstanding work and personal dedication to the Middleton Railway for 50 years” The citation reads: “For more than 50