• 21 November 2017

    West Leeds transport: Traffic congestion measures to be discussed

    A raft of proposals to tackle traffic congestion in ‘Outer’ West Leeds will be discussed by local councillors tomorrow (Wednesday). Members of the Outer West Committee will hear about a raft of proposals to improve transport in west Leeds. Central government has given £173.5m towards improving public transport following the collapse of the trolleybus initiative ... Read more

  • 20 November 2017

    Vesper Gate: Armed robbers target Kirkstall pub

    Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery the Vesper Gate Pub in Kirkstall. At about 11.15pm last night (November 19) three men armed with knives entered the Vesper Gate, in Abbey Road, and threatened staff. The men, who were wearing balaclavas and dark clothing, took cash from the safe before running off along ... Read more

  • 20 November 2017

    West Leeds: These green belt sites may win housing reprieve

    A council U-turn could mean controversial plans for hundreds of new homes on green belt land in West Leeds are scrapped. Five sites in Calverley, Rodley and Pudsey which were originally earmarked for homes as part of a council-run Site Allocations Plan (SAP) may win a reprieve. The SAP currently sets out space for the ... Read more

  • 16 November 2017

    B&M bosses speak out on future of Pudsey store

    Bosses at B&M have denied social media rumours that the popular bargain store might be leaving Pudsey. Rumours had been circulating on Facebook that B&M was to leave its Church Lane store in the centre of Pudsey – but a store spokesperson has quashed the speculation and said the company has recently extended its lease. ... Read more

  • 14 November 2017

    How do you solve the problem of Armley’s unsafe buildings?

    Stronger government legislation is needed to give councils the power to secure dangerous buildings, an Armley councillor has said. Cllr Alice Smart (Lab, Armley) says she is growing increasingly concerned over the safety of a number of buildings in the area – but fears the lack of strong government legislation is hampering the council’s efforts. ... Read more