Five things you should know about... Middleton Railway

Think you know Middleton Railway in Leeds? Think again.

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South Leeds: Plans for a new ‘urban bike park’ to be debated

Proposals for a new Urban Bike Park in a popular south Leeds green space have been welcomed by Middleton Park councillors.

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PARK PALS: The Middleton councillors with other campaigners.

New Leeds landscape feature nears completion

as part of ongoing improvements to Middleton Park, a brand new landscape feature is near to completion.

The girl was walking across playing fields between Throstle Lane and Throstle Road in Middleton when the man grabbed her. Picture: Google

Man grabbed girl, 11, as she walked home from school in Leeds

Detectives are appealing for information after an 11-year-old girl was grabbed by a man on playing fields.

Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Passenger suffered brain injuries after driver stole car in Leeds

A MAN stole his brother’s car then caused his friend to suffer serious head injuries by crashing it after getting drunk at a party, a court heard.


Woman 'traumatised' after sex assault in Leeds

Police are appealing for information following a sexual assault on a woman in Leeds.
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Video: US skating sensations roll into Leeds school for stunt-packed performance

A team of skating sensations rolled into a Leeds school for a stunt-packed performance.

The bomb disposal squad on scene

Army experts called in after ‘suspicious package’ found inside vehicle in Leeds

Army experts were called in after a “suspicious package” was found inside a vehicle in Leeds.

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Leeds pervert used Twitter to distribute child sex images

A PERVERT used Twitter to access and distribute vile images of children being sexually abused, a court heard.


Probe after fire rips through caravan and damages homes in Leeds

An investigation is under way into the cause of a fire that destroyed a caravan and damaged two houses in Leeds today.

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Hunt for Leeds armed robbers: Baseball bat pair target woman

Armed robbers brandishing baseball bats have threatened a Leeds businesswoman in a terrifying “targeted” attack as she drove home late at night.

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Carrie Curtis (centre) is pictured with family and friends on a charity walk. Picture by Simon Hulme

How a Leeds mum used her own personal tragedy to help other bereaved parents

The death of a baby or a young child is something no parent ever wishes to go through. For young mother Carrie-Ann Curtis, this nightmare became reality when her son Charlie died at just 19 minutes old.

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Greenkeepers discovered this damage to a green at South Leeds Golf Club earlier this week.

Quad bike vandals leave trail of destruction on Leeds golf course

Vandals have wreaked havoc on another of the city's golf courses, tearing up greens by riding around on a quad bike.


Huge fine for Leeds man after dog fouling offence

A Leeds man had to fork out almost £1,000 after failing to pay a fixed-penalty notice when his dog fouled in a ginnel.

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Jail for motorist who killed a cyclist while driving “like an idiot” in Leeds

A driver who killed a cyclist while driving “like an idiot” was told he had shown no remorse for his victim’s death as was jailed for six years.

Picton, built in 1927 by Hunslet Engine Company, is moved into place at Middleton Railway. Picture: Simon Hulme.

200 tonne crane drafted in to move historic Leeds locomotive

VOLUNTEERS celebrated a moment which had been years in the making as an historic locomotive finished the last leg of its journey from a sugar mill in Trinidad to its permanent home at the world’s oldest working railway.

Skye Sutcliffe.

YEP Says: Skye’s family are such a real credit

THE family of Skye Sutcliffe say they were overwhelmed with support during their daughter’s sadly unsuccessful battle with cancer.

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Skye's brothers Harvey and Riley hand over the presents to hospital play specialist Cat Carroll. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Much-missed Skye’s brothers bring Christmas cheer to Leeds hospital

They looked after Leeds tot Skye Sutcliffe as she fought her brave but sadly unsuccessful battle against cancer.

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Andrew Wilsea.

‘Dad drove like ‘idiot’ with daughter in car before causing cyclist’s death’

A DAD drove like an “idiot” with his daughter on the back seat of his car moments before he lost control of the vehicle and killed a cyclist, a jury heard.

Lingwell Road, Middleton, where the crash happened. Photo: Google.

Man arrested after fatal crash in Leeds

Police are searching for witnesses after a man died in a car crash in Leeds.

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