• 8 December 2016

    Beecroft Primary School: £1 million expansion to be decided

    Plans to spend more than £1 million expanding Beecroft Primary School in Kirkstall looks set to be rubberstamped by senior councillors next week. Leeds City Council hopes to expand the Eden Way school to meet increasing demand for primary school places in the area. A report to the council’s decision-making executive board next Wednesday recommends ... Read more

  • 7 December 2016

    Criminal activity forces Armley Junktion to close at weekends

    It’s the café that led to a global network of cafes serving intercepted food destined for the rubbish tip. But bosses at Armley Junktion have taken the decision to close the cafe’s doors at weekend due to increased anti-social behaviour, criminal activity and intimidation towards staff and volunteers. A statement issued by Real Junk Food ... Read more

  • 6 December 2016

    Bramley baby Peter: Headstone appeal passes £2,000

    An appeal to raise money for a memorial headstone for the abandoned baby boy who died outside a Bramley vicarage has raised more than £2,000. Two weeks ago the newborn baby was found abandoned in a Tesco shopping bag outside the vicarage of St Peter’s Church, in Hough Lane. The baby – named by many ... Read more

  • Gotts Park Mansion Armley

    5 December 2016

    ‘Urgent’ repairs needed to preserve historic Gotts Park Mansion

    Gotts Park Mansion Armley

    Urgent repair work to historic Grade II Listed Gotts Park Mansion will help preserve the building for the future, architects have said. A planning application has been submitted to install new steel beams and columns underneath existing steel beams in the basement which are corroding. The works are essential to support the structure of the ... Read more

  • Rodley Christmas lights

    3 December 2016

    Christmas lights: A festive first for Rodley!

    Rodley Christmas lights

    After a very successful lights switch on in Farsley on Wednesday night, the following evening saw Rodley hold its first-ever lights switch-on. Featuring James Wilson from the X Factor and local band the Sillie Billies, and supported by local pubs The Owl and The Barge, hundreds turned out for what many hope will become a ... Read more