Tag: Middleton Woods

Leeds Xmas 10k hailed as the best yet

Last Sunday (13 December 2015) saw over 350 runners brave the arctic weather, much mud, and (thanks to Saturday’s torrential rain) a last-minute obstacle of a large fallen tree to complete the Leeds Xmas 10k Challenge in Middleton Park. Now in its fourth year, the multi-terrain race organised by FairPlay

Middleton Park tramway anniversary to be marked

The Leeds Transport Historical Society is holding an evening stroll on Monday 13 July 2015 down part of the trackbed of the Middleton Tramway to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of its opening on 12 November 1925. The group will meet on the Ring Road Beeston Park at the junction with

My passion for TRAMsport in Middleton

Holbeck resident Steve Peacock has been part of the Middleton Life local history project. With help from our new community reporters’ website he’s written this overview on the days when trams trundled through south Leeds: I have been interested in the local history of Leeds for many years now and,

When I was a lass in Middleton!

Ahead of tonight’s launch of the Middleton Life local history project at Tenants Hall in Middleton, local resident Sandra Firth has written about her memories. A version of this post will appear in a special heritage edition of South Leeds Life magazine, which will be published later this month. When I