• 23 May 2017

    General election 2017: Pudsey candidates’ tribute to Manchester bomb victims

    All five candidates standing in the Pudsey constituency at next month’s General Election have come together to pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester bomb blast. The candidates have suspended campaigning ‘until further notice’ as a mark of respect after 22 people lost their lives after a suicide bomber struck at the Manchester Arena ... Read more

  • 22 May 2017

    Stanningley: Mixed response to new housing plans

    Plans for nine houses in Stanningley have been met with local concerns. Developers JM Sykes & Sons are planning to transform the site at Wheaters Fold in Stanningley. Work would include the demolition of the existing garages, outhouses and a lean-to extension, and the renovation and extension of the existing building – called The Homestead ... Read more

  • 19 May 2017

    Cardigan Arms: Kirkstall Brewery wins takeover bid

    Kirkstall Brewery has been chosen as the new owner of historic Cardigan Arms pub on Kirkstall Road. Current Cardigan Arms owners Greene King chose the brewery, which also runs the successful Kirkstall Bridge Inn, over a bid to take the pub into community ownership by the Cardigan Arms Community Coop, which had received pledges worth ... Read more

  • 19 May 2017

    West Leeds Juniors join forces with Armley global food charity

    Budding footballers at West Leeds Juniors are set to benefit from a healthier diet, thanks to a link up with Armley-based The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP). TRJFP is a global network of pay as you feel cafés, which originated in Armley with Armley Junktion. Set up by chef Adam Smith, it diverts food destined ... Read more

  • 17 May 2017

    General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow

    Hundreds turned out to see the Labour Party leader set out his political stall in Swinnow – the day his party released its general election manifesto. Jeremy Corbyn rolled up to Swinnow Community Centre in his red campaign bus, bearing the slogan ‘For the many, not the few’ just after 5pm on Tuesday, May 15, ... Read more

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