• 20 June 2018

    Bramley: Maintenance work will close Henconner Lane bridge

    Work to carry out essential maintenance on a Bramley bridge is to be carried out from this weekend – and could cause traffic delays. The Henconner Lane Bridge in Bramley will have work carried out to replace expansion joints. The work will take place from 7am to 6pm each day on Saturday 23 and Sunday ... Read more

  • 18 June 2018

    Kirkstall: £112 million flood defence plans to be debated

    Initial proposals for £112 million scheme designed to protect homes and businesses in Kirkstall valley and Leeds will be considered by councillors this week. Leeds City Council’s city plans panel are due to scrutinise proposals for phase two of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme at a meeting on Thursday, June 21. The plans follow the ... Read more

  • 18 June 2018

    Traffic alert: Armley Gyratory closed due to burst water main

    UPDATE: a Yorkshire Water statement says water is returning to homes in parts of Armley and New Wortley: “Early this morning at around 4am a burst water main near Armley prison on Canal Street caused a high volume of water to flow onto the Gyratory and Wellington Road. “As a result, the Gyratory had to ... Read more

  • 14 June 2018

    Pudsey Greenside Primary School expansion is scrapped

    Leeds City Council has performed a U-turn and SCRAPPED troubled plans to expand Greenside Primary School in Pudsey – more than two years after the proposals were first announced. The council had originally hoped to expand capacity at the school from 315 to 420, with an increase in admission numbers from 45 to 60 in ... Read more

  • 13 June 2018

    Campaigners welcome ‘pause’ over Leeds disability school transport cuts

    Campaigners have welcomed Leeds City Council’s decision to ‘pause’ plans to axe school transport for special needs youngsters. The original proposals were approved by the council’s decision-making executive board last year, but following a high-profile campaign and protests by the DEAL (Disability Empowerment Action Links) Leeds group – the council has decided to ‘take more ... Read more