• Jayne Hutton Pudsey Market

    24 March 2017

    How do you solve a problem like Pudsey Market?

    Jayne Hutton Pudsey Market

    Pudsey market dates back to Victorian times and remains a traditional local market and a main feature of life in the town. It has a loyal customer base and has been bedrock of the community for generations, but recently trade has started to dwindle. ANNA RILEY went along to the market and reports on how ... Read more

  • 24 March 2017

    Kirkstall eyesore: Flats development could be extended

    A former student hall of residence in Kirkstall could be extended, if recently submitted plans are approved. Applicant Leeds North Street Ltd have submitted proposals to add 15 new one and two bedroom flats at the former Angels halls of residence in Commercial Road. The proposals include a single-storey rooftop extension to the existing building and a ... Read more

  • 22 March 2017

    Kirkstall: Launch of ‘Centre for Future Cities’ bid for Abbey Mills

    A community group fundraising to turn Kirkstall’s Abbey Mills into flats and a community hub is holding an event at the University of Leeds tomorrow to drum up interest to create a centre for sustainable education in the area. CHRIS HILL, of Kirkstall Valley Development Trust, has the details: This is a one-off chance to ... Read more

  • 21 March 2017

    Pudsey: Bats may fly to aid of Greenside Tunnel campaign

    Campaigners fighting to preserve historic Greenside Tunnel hope the presence of bats could be a major weapon in their opposition to a potential residential development. Members of the Save Greenside Tunnel campaign fear developers will fill the former railway cutting, sealing the tunnel and burying part of the local landmark which dates back to 1893. ... Read more

  • 21 March 2017

    Pudsey sewer collapse: Fartown buses run again after ‘perfect storm’

    Residents in the Fartown area of Pudsey are set to see the partial return of their bus services following a ‘perfect storm’ of problems. The discovery of a sinkhole caused by a collapsed sewer led to the immediate closure of Littlemoor Road last week – and the 14 and X14 services no longer being able ... Read more