Tag: Cllr Kim Groves

Sunday services resume at Middleton Railway

Services at the Middleton Railway resumed for the first time since 1 January on Sunday (2 August 2020) as the heritage railway celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. The first service, a three-coach train powered by a Slough Estates No.3 engine, left Moor Road station at 11am following a ceremonial opening by

Commemorative benches will mark #VEDay75 in Belle Isle & Middleton

VE Day (Victory in Europe Day) commemorates the day on which allied forces formally announced the surrender of Nazi Germany, drawing the Second World War in Europe to a close. This year, when VE dawns on Friday (8 May 2020), it will mark 75 years since the UK first celebrated

We need the government to build a new school

Following last Saturday’s (7 March 2020) demonstration in Middleton about school places, we asked the Middleton Park Councillors and the Not My School Campaign to explain their positions. This article has been written by Councillors Judith Blake, Kim Groves and Paul Truswell, to read the Not My School Campaign’s article

Police & Crime Commissioner visits Middleton Elderly Aid

Mark-Burns Williamson who is the Police & Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire visited our Social Centre last Saturday (25 January 2020) to see what a difference the Safer Communities Fund Grant we received from them had made to us. We had been having a lot of vandalism on our new

AccessBus vehicles go green

Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee joined passengers to welcome back the first AccessBus to undergo emission-reducing retro-engineering and receive a fresh new livery. As a result of a successful bid to the government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund, the Combined Authority’s fleet of 33

New playground opened in Middleton Park

The Friends of Middleton Park working in close partnership with officers from the Leeds City Council and Groundwork trust have managed to secure a package of funding that has enabled the playground to be refurbished, extended and new play opportunities to be installed. The improvement work was undertaken following feedback

Have your say on plans for new cycling routes in South Leeds

People are being asked for their views on plans for £6.5m of new cycling routes in Leeds, as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot in partnership with Leeds City Council. In the south of the