• 17 October 2017

    Kirkstall Brewery launches new beer at Brudenell

    Over the weekend I was fortunate enough to be invited to the launch of Kirkstall Brewery’s latest beer, an India Pale Ale named after James Thomas Brudenell, the seventh Earl of Cardigan who led the Charge of the Light Brigade, writes IAN SMITH. This beer has been made with Citra, Amarillo and Mosaic hops – ... Read more

  • 16 October 2017

    Police warning as bogus workmen target West Leeds elderly

    Police have issued a warning following two incidents of bogus workmen targeting elderly people across West Leeds. So-called workmen are knocking on the victims’ doors and offering to carry out roofing or gardening work at the property. One victim had her front garden dug up to create a small drive – but the work was ... Read more

  • 13 October 2017

    New Fulneck cricket pavilion remembers Pudsey war hero

    A Pudsey school’s dilapidated cricket pavilion is to be rebuilt and named in the memory of a former pupil and war hero who played for both Yorkshire and England. Major William Booth was a talented batsman and bowler but his promising sporting career was ended when, as a part of the West Yorkshire Regiment in ... Read more

  • 12 October 2017

    Kirkstall: Community hub at Abbey Mills moves closer

    Campaigners are hoping a bid to take historic Abbey Mills into community ownership has moved a step closer. Abbey Mills dates back to the 19th century but owners Leeds City Council are struggling to maintain the Grade II Listed building, which could be at least partially transformed into flats. The council is looking to dispose ... Read more

  • 11 October 2017

    Police seek Bramley street robbers

    Detectives investigating a street robbery in Bramley have released an e-fit image of one of the suspects. At about 8.15pm on Sunday, September 24, the victim, a 30-year-old man, was in Fairfield Street when he was approached by two men who threatened him with a metal bar and forced him to hand over his phone ... Read more