Tag: Cllr Paul Truswell

Consultation on new council housing for Middleton

As previously reported, Leeds City Council has appointed Wates Construction Ltd to build new council housing on the Throstle Rec site in Middleton. Early plans are now being consulted on before a full planning application is submitted. 176 homes are set to be built on the site, a mix of

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

Plans for new housing in Middleton move forward

Plans for new Council housing at Throstle Recreation Ground and Middleton Skills Centre have moved forward with two contracts to help bring the scheme forward for planning permission. A feasibility scheme conducted by Wates has indicated that a scheme consisting of 60 Extra Care units for older and vulnerable tenants,

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

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

Work starts on new affordable housing in Middleton

Construction of an 18-home development in Middleton by the housing association Leeds Federated has begun. Work on the site at the junction of Acre Road and Sissons Lane formally got underway as Middleton Park councillors Judith Blake and Paul Truswell attended a ceremony to mark the project. Leeds Federated says

Labour hold on in South Leeds

The Labour Party held on to the three South Leeds seats in yesterday’s (2 May 2019) Council election and held on to control of Leeds City Council, losing just four of their 61 seats across the city. Results came in the early hours of Friday morning following an overnight count