• 10 December 2018

    Council report highlights £19 million proposals to tackle Outer Ring Road congestion

    Improvements to beat traffic congestion on the Outer Ring Road – including a potential new cycle superhighway through West Leeds – have moved a step closer to reality. But road users may have to wait until after 2021 to benefit. A council report seen by the West Leeds Dispatch says congestion is evident on a daily basis, ... Read more

  • 7 December 2018

    ‘Unreliable’ new Rodley bus service under fire from passengers

    A ‘diabolical’ and ‘unreliable’ new bus service has left stranded travellers in Rodley and Calverley frustrated. Bus users claim that since the 670 service from Bradford to Leeds was recently replaced by the 35 bus service from Greengates to Leeds it has been consistently unreliable. When the 670 was replaced by the 35 there was ... Read more

  • 6 December 2018

    West Leeds: Plans for £112 million flood defences submitted

    Vital flood defences to reduce the risk of catastophic flooding along the River Aire in places like Burley and Kirkstall have today been submitted. Leeds City Council has worked alongside the Environment Agency to put forward a planning application for phase two of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, which will invest £112.1million in flood prevention ... Read more

  • 5 December 2018

    Trial may close dangerous Bramley rat runs for six months

    Bramley residents are being invited to have their say on plans to temporarily block residential roads to tackle rat running traffic between Broad Lane and Raynville Road. Victoria Park Community Association (VPCA) has been working with Leeds City Council to look at a six-month trial to close certain roads to through traffic in the Victoria ... Read more

  • 4 December 2018

    Why Farnley Ring Road is partly closed this week – motorists urged to avoid

    The busy Ring Road at Farnley is closed between Butt Lane and the Pudsey Road roundabout at Wickes most evenings this week. Leeds City Council is carrying out essential resurfacing works at the Butt Lane roundabout junction from 7pm until midnight each evening and diversions are in force. The work, which started yesterday, is due ... Read more