• 28 March 2017

    Bulldozed: Merry Monk pub may become housing

    Plans to demolish the former Merry Monk public house in Kirkstall and replace it with nine houses have been submitted by developers. Wortley-based RDF Building wants to build two semi-detached houses, and two blocks of three and four terrace houses with parking for 18 cars on the site off Kirkstall Hill. The pub closed last ... Read more

  • 27 March 2017

    The Rising Sun: Application made to de-list historic features

    The future of a historic former pub building in Kirkstall Road, Burley, hangs in the balance. The Grade II listed The Rising Sun pub has been closed for a number of years. It was severely damaged by fire in 2013 and its downstairs was left under several feet of water when the River Aire flooded ... Read more

  • Jayne Hutton Pudsey Market

    24 March 2017

    How do you solve a problem like Pudsey Market?

    Jayne Hutton Pudsey Market

    Pudsey market dates back to Victorian times and remains a traditional local market and a main feature of life in the town. It has a loyal customer base and has been bedrock of the community for generations, but recently trade has started to dwindle. ANNA RILEY went along to the market and reports on how ... Read more

  • 24 March 2017

    Kirkstall eyesore: Flats development could be extended

    A former student hall of residence in Kirkstall could be extended, if recently submitted plans are approved. Applicant Leeds North Street Ltd have submitted proposals to add 15 new one and two bedroom flats at the former Angels halls of residence in Commercial Road. The proposals include a single-storey rooftop extension to the existing building and a ... Read more

  • 22 March 2017

    Kirkstall: Launch of ‘Centre for Future Cities’ bid for Abbey Mills

    A community group fundraising to turn Kirkstall’s Abbey Mills into flats and a community hub is holding an event at the University of Leeds tomorrow to drum up interest to create a centre for sustainable education in the area. CHRIS HILL, of Kirkstall Valley Development Trust, has the details: This is a one-off chance to ... Read more