Tag: Middleton Park

Your kids will Love Exploring Fairies this winter

Do you believe in fairies? We think we’ve spotted some here in South Leeds, dancing among the trees – and maybe even fluttering down the city streets. Download the free Love Exploring app via bit.ly/LoveExploringLeeds to discover the Augmented Reality Fairy Walks – it’s the perfect way to get outdoors

Activities for all in Middleton Park this half term

The Friends of Middleton Park have an exciting programme for October half-term.  All our events are free and everyone is welcome, whatever your (dis)ability or ethnic background. Come and join us at the visitor centre! On Sunday (24 October 2021) 2-4pm we start with Apple Day, led by award-winning apple

Have your say on Middleton Park golf course land

As mentioned in this month’s Councillors’ Briefing, a consultation has begun on how to use the land that was formally South Leeds Golf Club and has now been incorporated into Middleton Park. Discussions have been going on between ward Councillors in Middleton Park and Beeston & Holbeck wards; the Friends

MP’s Notebook: Cladding, sex work, Health For All and Middleton Park

The recent fire at the Blue residential block by Granary Wharf was a chilling reminder of the risk of fire in high rise buildings. This block has some cladding problems, although it seems they were not involved in the fire. Thankfully the West Yorkshire Fire Service arrived extremely quickly, put

Council approves consultation on £700k plan for golf course land

Councillors on the Executive Board have approved a report from the Director of Communities, Housing and Environment to create a new parkland at the site of the former South Leeds Golf Club, off the Ring Road next to Middleton Park. The 48 hectares of parkland is set to incorporate a

Writing inspired by Middleton Park

‘Everywhere’s in the Middle of Everywhere’ is a story written by Richard Smyth, an award-winning writer and TLS journalist. The story, reproduced below (beware of strong language), is the product of Richard’s tenure as a Writer in Residence in 2019 at Middleton Park. Richard’s residency was supported by Friends of