• 17 January 2017

    Swallow Hill Community College has improved – Ofsted

    The OFSTED report for Swallow Hill Community College was formally published on 11th January 2017, writes Melinda Rudge-Priestley. The report shows that the academy has moved from ‘inadequate’ to ‘requires improvement’. This is a positive step forward for the children of Armley. The OFSTED report comments on the positive links that are developing between the ... Read more

  • 16 January 2017

    Pudsey: Community mural for notorious Owlcotes tunnel

    A community mosaic will help transform a dark and dingy tunnel near the Owlcotes Centre in Pudsey which has suffered from anti-social behavious and grafitti for years. Burley Road-based social enterprise Seagulls Paint will create the public art at the entrance to the subway near to Primrose Hill Primary School by running a series of ... Read more

  • 10 January 2017

    Kirkstall Road: More arrests over Hallowe’en ride out

    Three more men have been arrested as part of the ongoing investigation into the Halloween ‘ride out’ on Kirkstall Road and Leeds city centre. Three men – two aged 27 and one aged 23 – have been arrested over the last week on suspicion of conspiracy to cause a public nuisance and released on bail ... Read more

  • 10 January 2017

    Armley: Plaque marks renaissance of former Mike’s Carpets Building

    It had been an increasingly shabby looking landmark for years, mirroring the sad decline of Armley town centre. But on Friday a special celebration was held to mark the completion of ambitious work to restore the former Mike’s Carpets building to its former glory – and stand as a symbol of the planned turnaround of ... Read more

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    9 January 2017

    Kirkstall Valley Development Trust: Become member-owner at launch

    Abbey mills Kirkstall

    Fancy becoming an owner-member of the Kirkstall Valley Development Trust? A meeting later this month will give you the chance. The trust is a community benefit society set up in 2016 to develop a learning and leisure park over 200 acres of inner West Leeds. CHRIS HILL has the details … It’s easy. Just go ... Read more