• 16 August 2017

    Rachel Reeves MP: My 20 questions to Leeds transport chiefs

    Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves carried out a survey asking people for their views on public transport earlier this year. Here, she tells The Dispatch about how she intends to hold transport companies/authorities to account… You may have seen me carrying out a survey across Leeds West to get your views on local transport issues ... Read more

  • 16 August 2017

    Kirkstall: Flood-hit printing premises reborn as business centre

    A former printing business which closed after being devastated by the devastating Boxing Day floods of 2015 has been reborn as a business centre. Duffield Printers in Kirkstall was left under several feet of water when the River Aire burst its banks – but owner Martyn Duffield has invested over £1 million in redeveloping Airedale House ... Read more

  • 11 August 2017

    Howzat! Rodley Cricket Club attempts to break its own Guinness World Record

    A cricket club in Rodley will bowl through the night in an attempt to smash its own Guinness World Record tomorrow (Saturday August 12). Following last year, which saw Rodley Cricket Club successfully set the Guinness World Record for the most overs bowled in 8 hours (they achieved 734), the team will be attempting an even bigger challenge ... Read more

  • 7 August 2017

    Cardigan Road: New crossing gets go-ahead

    A new pelican crossing costing almost £60,000 is set to make crossing notoriously busy Cardigan Road that bit easier. The new crossing, near the former Burley Library building, is being paid for by the developer of the 154-bed Glassworks student development which is due to open next month. Work is due to start later this ... Read more

  • 7 August 2017

    Armley Conservative Club seeks new blood – or faces closure

    The uncertain future of Armley Conservative Club will be discussed at a special general meeting later this month. The meeting is being held after a proposal of no confidence in the committee was tabled at the club’s annual general meeting last month, with concerns raised over low attendance at entertainment nights. Three committee members stood ... Read more