Tag: Cottingley in Bloom

Middleton Railway strikes Gold at Yorkshire In Bloom

Middleton Railway was amongst the groups from South Leeds receiving awards at the RHS Yorkshire In Bloom ceremony at York Racecourse on Tuesday (11 September 2018). The railway was awarded a Gold Award in the “Tourist Attraction” category. The judge said the floral displays on the Moor Road station platform

Cottingley celebrates its first Apple Day

Over 80 Cottingley Hall estate residents turned out in force on Saturday to celebrate Apple Day, the first community event in their orchards, which they planted in February 2016. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Gerry Harper, officially opened the Apple Day celebrations and joined in the festivities. The fun

South Leeds Roundup: Locos, ligaments and Linus

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week down in Hunslet where roads were closed to allow a steam train to cross. It was all part of the Middleton Railway’s Victorian Gala weekend. The photo,

South Leeds Roundup: Plants, pantomimes and St Patrick’s Day

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Belle Isle, where pupils from Windmill Primary were out with Belle Isle & Middleton In Bloom carrying out some spring planting last week. Our own Ken

Cottingley’s community orchard takes shape

Cottingley residents plant first 50 trees of half mile long community orchard With 1,200 residents on the Cottingley Hall estate, a small orchard wasn’t an option as far Cottingley in Bloom volunteers were concerned; they set their sights on something far more ambitious – a half mile avenue of fruit