Tag: parks

Middleton Park playground set to reopen

UPDATED 4pm, Wednesday 15 July 2020 Leeds City Council has postponed the reopening of the first five playgrounds, including Middleton Park, as it needs  “more time to undertake further assessment work.” Original article: The children’s playground in Middleton Park will reopen tomorrow (Thursday 16 July 2020), one of just five

Changes to Leeds parks as government eases lockdown

A number of changes in parks run by Leeds City Council will be implemented in response to the latest government guidance around outdoor activities. From tomorrow (Wednesday 13 May 2020): Council park car parks will reopen but playgrounds in parks will remain closed and the gates locked with notices in

Residents urged to ‘socially distance’ in Leeds parks

Playgrounds are closed and all activities, events and classes in parks have been cancelled by Leeds City Council until at least the end of June due to the Coronavirus crisis. Whilst most people are abiding by the restrictions, some are still flouting the new rules. In Cross Flatts Park people

Leeds project helps re-think parks

A research project to explore the idea of charitable giving to public parks was launched this week (29 October 2018) in Leeds. The project considers the role local people and businesses can play in improving and sustaining public parks for future generations. The University of Leeds and partners from local