Tag: closure

Middleton Park Golf Course closure to be debated

Senior councillors are being recommended to press ahead with the closure of Middleton Park Golf Course at a meeting next Wednesday. Leeds City Council’s powerful executive board will discuss a number of options regarding the long-term viability of both Middleton Park and Gotts Park local authority golf courses. This follows

No closure yet for Middleton Park golf course

  In September South Leeds Life reported: There will be a report to the Council’s Executive Board in October, followed by public consultation on the “options”  because that its what we were told at the Council’s Inner South Area Committee. However, there was no report to the Executive Board at

Updated: Teacher’s strike – school closures latest

  Twenty schools in South Leeds will be affected by a teacher’s strike tomorrow, Tuesday 1 October. Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the National Association of School Masters and the Union of Women teachers (NASUWT) will be on strike.  The industrial action is part of a

South of the River – where they demolish sports centres

  This week a long, unhappy tale ended when the final decision was taken to demolish South Leeds Sports Centre. I was struck with some of the comments on our Facebook page. “Disgraceful” certainly; “shame on you Leeds City Council” yes; and this one: “Once the wheels are in motion

Opposition grows to Middleton Yorkshire Bank closure

Opposition is growing to plans to close Middleton’s last remaining bank. As revealed on South Leeds Life a fortnight ago, Yorkshire Bank’s plans to close its Middleton Circus branch have already drawn a petition with more than 250 signatures from concerned local residents who say they’re unable to get to

Middleton Park Golf Course closure ‘put on hold’

Talks are to continue over the future of Middleton Park Golf Course after its closure was put on hold for a year. The Leeds City Council-managed golf course at Middleton Park (along with Gotts Park in Armley) was put forward for possible closure as part of the council’s drive to