• 14 November 2018

    West Leeds: Consultation events give say on traffic measures

    West Leeds residents are being urged to attend consultation events starting tomorrow to feed back on latest plans to reduce traffic congestion. As revealed by the Dispatch last week, Leeds City Council has set a target of doubling the current 250,000 bus trips made in the city per day within 10 years and is wanting ... Read more

  • 13 November 2018

    New council houses set for sites in Armley and Wortley

    New council housing could be built in Wortley and Armley as part of a city-wide £55 million pound scheme. A report to be considered by the council’s decision-making executive board next week will hear of plans to build 50 council properties in Oldfield Lane, Wortley, and a further 13 in Heights Lane. They’re part of ... Read more

  • 12 November 2018

    Bramley Baths announces £500,000 eco-hub investment

    Community-led Bramley Baths has secured £500,000 of funding to establish a new eco-hub at its Edwardian Grade II Listed building. Bosses at Bramley Baths hope the eco-hub will reduce energy costs by up to 40%, reducing its environmental impact and allowing the social enterprise to re-invest the savings into other projects. Power to Change, an ... Read more

  • 9 November 2018

    West Leeds could get a mass transit system

    West Leeds could benefit from one of three new ‘Mass Rapid Transport’ lines which could be built from the city centre out into neighbouring areas. Early plans – dubbed as ‘the start of a conversation’ by transport chiefs – feature a route that could run from Leeds city centre to Holbeck, Armley, Bramley and Pudsey ... Read more

  • 8 November 2018

    Could this trial solve road problems on Stanningley Bypass?

    Leeds City Council is developing plans for substantial repair and improvement works on Stanningley Bypass. In the summers of 2017 and 2018 prolonged high temperatures caused the concrete slab that forms the foundation of the road to expand, damaging the bypass and causing delays for road users. A number of options were looked at before ... Read more