Tag: Middleton Life

South Leeds Roundup: Runners, relatives and residents meetings

Here’s your irregular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Cross Flatts Park where the weekly Saturday morning parkrun was graced by five London Marathon finishers. Congratulations to them all. If you want to start your

South Leeds Roundup: Cafes, coffee and cheerleaders

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 Beeston at the Brew Coffee Shop where they’ve installed a new counter to improve their take out offer. Don’t forget we are there every Thursday morning

South Leeds Roundup: Bulbs, beers and bikes

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 Children from Windmill Primary turned out to help Belle Isle & Middleton in Bloom plant spring bulbs in the West Granges. There’s a

South Leeds Roundup: Model railways, minstrels and CSI Middleton

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 at the annual model railway exhibition which takes place this weekend (27/28 June) at Middleton Railway. As well as the models, the full size trains will be

South Leeds Roundup: Fungi, festivals and old photographs

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 with a nature walk organised by Friends of Middleton Park last Sunday which revealed, amongst other things, an allegedly edible tree fungus called ‘chicken of the woods’.

South Leeds Roundup: Maypoles, motivation and memories

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 at Skelton Grange Environment Centre where they’ve been reviving the ancient folk tradition of Maypole dancing. May Day means different things to different people, before it

South Leeds Roundup: Bonfires, Breakfast and Bins

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. “The first Holbeck community firework display of the century” is how The Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan website is reporting Saturday’s bonfire and fireworks outside Holbeck Working Men’s Club. Note the word “first” …

Bookmarked: Middleton Life group chronicles local history

Are you interested in local history? Middleton has an incredibly rich heritage, from mining and railways in Middleton Park to boundary disputes with Beeston and, in the 1920s, the building of one of the Leeds’s first council estates. And now the Middleton Life local history group has launched its very