• 19 February 2018

    Hollybush Primary School: Traffic measures tackle dangerous parking

    A series of waiting restrictions and traffic calming measures have been approved to make sure parents and children are safer outside Hollybush Primary School in Bramley. The £33,000 measures will tackle indiscriminate parking outside the school and improve road safety in the area following the recent increase in pupils at Hollybush. The measures include: ‘No ... Read more

  • 17 February 2018

    Opening of Stanningley Lidl store confirmed – community artwork to be unveiled

    The new Lidl supermarket at the Belgrave Retail Park in Stanningley will officially open next week. The store will open on Thursday, 22 February at 8am and will coincide with the official unveiling of community artwork facilitated by artist Pippa Hale. The 2.6-metre artwork, called Bridge, will celebrate Stanningley’s industrial past. It is cast from ... Read more

  • 16 February 2018

    MP Rachel Reeves: Premier Farnell move from Armley ‘devastating’

    Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has labelled Premier Farnell‘s proposed move from Armley as ‘devastating’ for the area. The technology distributor says it has outgrown its current base, which it has occupied for more than 20 years, and is moving to the new Logic Leeds site, near Junction 45 of the M1. Premier Farnell​ says ... Read more

  • 14 February 2018

    Kirkstall: Green light for new skateboard park

    A new skatepark will give bored youngsters on a Kirkstall estate a much-needed boost. The new skatepark, which features a wide array of ramps and jumps for skateboarders, has gained planning permission fromn Leeds City Council and will be located off Cragside Walk, on the Hawksworth Wood estate. A report submitted by applicant Groundwork Leeds, ... Read more

  • 13 February 2018

    Bramley Parkrun champion Jean is our January ‘good egg’

    One of the guiding lights behind Bramley parkrun is the January West Leeds Dispatch Good Egg. Jean Hollings is the face of Bramley parkrun and gives up numerous hours every week to recruit volunteers, organise the team and rally around local runners to ensure the event is the most welcoming and supportive parkrun in Leeds. ... Read more