• 18 January 2019

    Concerns over flats on former Burley Liberal Club site

    More work needs to be done for permission to be given for a huge new housing complex in Burley, a panel of councillors has said, writes Richard Beecham. Applicants Burley Road Limited want to redevelop the former Burley Liberal Club, along with nearby sports pitches, to create a new complex of 143 flats over six ... Read more

  • 16 January 2019

    Kirkstall groups continue to press for more flood defence consultation

    Community groups in Burley and Kirkstall will continue to press for more consultation and time to comment on multi-million pound plans for flood defences. As reported last week, nine community organisations objected to the council’s proposals for flood defences, three years after the River Aire broke its banks and flooded Kirkstall Road and Kirkstall on ... Read more

  • 15 January 2019

    Public meeting debates future of Kirkstall Abbey grounds

    Kirkstall is a wonderful part of Leeds, which is a fantastic city for public parks and spaces, writes Jim Corah. As a Kirkstall resident I am immensely proud of Kirkstall Abbey Grounds, sitting alongside the River Aire and next to the A65. I always smile wide whenever a friend or family member praises the park. ... Read more

  • 13 January 2019

    Farsley Town Street closure: Shuttle bus will run to Rodley

    Busy Farsley Town Street is set to close for a week due to roadworks. Road repairs by Leeds City Council mean busy Old Road and Town Street will close from Monday 14 January until Monday 21 January 2019, from 9.30am to 3pm. The closure will mean buses are affected during those times. An off-peak minibus ... Read more

  • 10 January 2019

    ‘Hands off Wortley’s Wembley’ plea

    Campaigners are fighting to save a former sports ground in Wortley where Leeds United greats like Raul Reaney, Brian Deane and David Batty used to play as youngsters. The derelict TV Harrison ground, off Oldfield Lane, has been earmarked by Leeds City Council as the site of 50 new local authority houses. The council owns ... Read more