• 25 September 2017

    Protest walk reignites fight to save Tong Valley – Fulneck green belt

    The campaign to stop thousands of houses being built between Tong village and Fulneck was backed by more than 70 people at a community walk this weekend. The walkers met at Tong Garden Centre and walked around the valley, which is green belt land, between the Holme Wood estate and the historic villages of Tong ... Read more

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    22 September 2017

    Petition for traffic calming on A647 launched

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    A West Leeds woman has launched a campaign to slow speeding motorists on a notorious stretch of road ‘before someone is killed’. Lisa Jamieson has launched a petition to encourage Leeds City Council to put speed cameras along the A647 in Pudsey from Thornbury roundabout to Dawson’s Corner in a bid to enforce the 40 ... Read more

  • 22 September 2017

    Kirkstall Harriers’ annual Abbey 7 race ‘a huge success’

    The annual Kirkstall Abbey 7 and accompanying junior races was once again a great success with even the changeable weather not enough to put off the hardy competitors, writes JILL BUCKLEY. A total of 357 people took part in the 2017 senior race, with 56 in the Mad Monk Meander and 38 in the junior ... Read more

  • 21 September 2017

    Have your say on Burley and Kirkstall flood defence proposals

    Proposals for flood defences are going on show next month in West Leeds. A series of drop in events are being held in Kirkstall, Burley, Rodley, Horsforth and Apperley Bridge, giving residents the opportunity to view options to reduce the risk of flooding to their homes and businesses. An eight-week consultation starts today and runs ... Read more

  • 20 September 2017

    Bramley: Calls for traffic measures at ‘danger junction’

    Calls are growing for traffic calming measures to be installed after two cars collided at a junction in Bramley. Paul Chatterton emailed The Dispatch to say two cars had been in a ‘significant’ collision on Victoria Park Avenue, at the junction with Lancastre Grove, at 8.45am yesterday morning. He said there had been similar incidents ... Read more