• Seagulls Paint

    26 August 2016

    Seagulls Paint shortlisted for national social enterprise award

    Seagulls Paint

    A social enterprise which overcame the Boxing Day floods on Kirkstall Road has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Seagulls Paint began life 12 years ago around a kitchen table in Burley – but this week was nominated for a national Social Enterprise Award, and its co-founders will be attending a plush awards dinner in ... Read more

  • Armley Park

    25 August 2016

    Residents urged to become ‘friends’ of Armley Park

    Armley Park

    Local residents are being urged to join a new group hoping to breathe fresh life into Armley Park. A first formal meeting to help set up the new Friends of Armley Park group is being held on Thursday 22nd September at the golf club (8pm). The meeting will give people the chance to hear about ... Read more

  • Armley Junktion appeal

    25 August 2016

    Armley Junktion appeal: ‘One last push’ needed

    Armley Junktion appeal

    One last push! That’s all that’s needed to help Armley Junktion’s fundraiser over the finishing line. The £5,000 crowdfunding appeal, which has now passed over the half-way mark, was launched earlier this month following the cafe’s closure for refurbishment works in July. As reported by the Dispatch, staff and helpers at pay-as-you-feel cafe had been ... Read more

  • 23 August 2016

    Kirkstall pocket park plans submitted

    Plans to create a pocket park and pedestrian foot bridge in Kirkstall have been submitted by local councillor John Illingworth. Cllr Illingworth’s proposal is to create a public footpath and small pocket park near St Ann’s Mills along the river Aire in Kirkstall. The plans will connect up two sections of public footpath that are ... Read more

  • Crawshaw Hill Pudsey

    22 August 2016

    Pudsey play centre plans set for approval despite parking worries

    Crawshaw Hill Pudsey

    Plans to convert a former retail showroom into a children’s play centre in Pudsey town centre are being recommended for approval – despite concerns over parking. Applicant Jayne Hutton wants to to turn a former showroom opposite Pudsey Leisure Centre into a play centre with a main reception and foyer area, a new kitchenette and ... Read more