Tag: Middleton Woods

Bluebell Walks in Middleton Woods this weekend

Normality is gradually coming back! The Friends of Middleton Park are starting their 2021 summer programme of events with their traditional Bluebell Walks in Middleton Woods. Last year these had to be cancelled because of Covid restrictions, but this year they are back on again. Normally the Friends hold the

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,