• 27 February 2017

    Kirkstall Valley Development Trust launches community share issue

    A community group in Kirkstall is asking local residents to pledge their support to turn Abbey Mills into flats and a community and education centre. Kirkstall Valley Development Trust is today launching a community share issue where people can buy shares to help support their bid to try and develop Abbey Mills into an events ... Read more

  • 27 February 2017

    Special report: Volunteers work hard at Bramley war graves clean-up

    A group of volunteers who give up their time each month to maintain war graves in Bramley Baptist Church graveyard have been hard at work again. Here, we highlight their latest work – and put the spotlight on a recently republished book highlighting Bramley war hero Geoffrey Appleyard. Click on or press ‘view story’ below ... Read more

  • 24 February 2017

    Comment: Why Kirkstall and Pudsey MUST see district centre cash

    It’s no secret district centres are facing a tough time of it, writes John Baron. In the past few weeks, we’ve reported on the closure threat to Pudsey’s Post Office and the planned closure of the Yorkshire Building Society branch in Farsley. These are just two very recent examples which epitomise the threats to our ... Read more

  • 23 February 2017

    Armley: Holy Family Primary School gets ‘good’ Ofsted report

    It’s one of the oldest Catholic primary schools in Leeds – and this week Ofsted inspectors have rated Holy Family Primary School in Armley as ‘good’ in their latest inspection. Holy Family, which has served West Leeds for more than 140 years, announced it has maintained its ‘good’ rating following a short inspection by inspectors ... Read more

  • 22 February 2017

    Pudsey: World’s End pub has alcohol licence granted

    An application for a licence to sell alcohol and the performance of music and dance at the World’s End pub in Pudsey has been approved by Leeds City Council. As previously reported, the pub had applied for a licence between 8am and 12 midnight each day. Council licensing officers approved the application, subject to a ... Read more