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Leeds Council tells Bramley Shopping Centre owners to reinstate removed benches

Leeds City Council planning enforcement officers have written to the new owners of Bramley Shopping Centre advising them to reinstate the 22 benches they...

Light Night 2021 comes to Kirkstall Abbey

Light Night Leeds will return with a new festival on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 October 2021 - and include an event at historic Kirkstall Abbey...

Lower Wortley housing and apartment plans withdrawn

Plans for a row of four terrace houses and a block of 12 apartments on land previously used as a housing office in Wortley...

Bramley Park bonfire axed for second year due to Covid concerns

Leeds City Council has cancelled the annual public bonfire and firework display in Bramley Park for the second year running due to Covid concerns. The...

Opposition grows to Pudsey phone mast plan

Opposition is growing to plans to site an 18 metre high mobile phone pole and cabinets in a residential street in Pudsey. So far 13...

In photos: Move over Magnificent 7, it’s the Kirkstall Abbey 7!

Photos: Simon Cullingworth The annual Kirkstall Abbey 7 race – which is organised by Kirkstall Harriers and starts and finishes in the iconic surroundings of...

Photos show why Bramley’s ‘Jurassic’ parkrun is a roaring success

Photos: Simon Cullingworth Give a loud roar for these Bramley Jurassic parkrunners! It was a Jurassic parkrun at Bramley on Saturday morning with easily the oldest...

Heritage Week: Forging through history at Kirkstall Forge

Words & images: Jo Fiddes The organisers of the Kirkstall Forge Heritage Day really pulled out all the stops to host a day of events...

Light Night 2021 comes to Kirkstall Abbey

Light Night Leeds will return with a new festival on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 October 2021 - and include an event at historic Kirkstall Abbey...

Discuss Armley community issues at online forum: Updated

An update on anti-social behaviour issues surrounding Armley Town Street will be on the agenda at an online community forum meeting next week. The Armley Forum will be...

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Discuss Armley community issues at online forum: Updated

An update on anti-social behaviour issues surrounding Armley Town Street will be on the agenda at an online community forum meeting next week. The Armley Forum will be...

Mark’s History: David Bowie’s family connections in Armley and Bramley

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson In the 1840s grocer William Musgrave lived at Town End House with his wife Esther and son Joseph, who was...

West Leeds: Councillors call for action on health inequalities between inner city and outer areas

Tackling inequalities between inner and outer West Leeds must be a priority for Leeds City Council moving forward, councillors have said. Members of the Inner...

Flood defences: Campaigners protest over River Aire tree felling

Environmental campaigners have held a protest at Kirkstall Bridge against tree felling as part of ongoing work to build flood defences in the area. The...

West Leeds planning applications: 19 September 2021

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

One-year-old dies after being found unresponsive in Farnley

A baby girl has died in hospital after being found unresponsive at a house in Tong Drive in Farnley on Sunday. A full statement issued...

Light Night 2021 comes to Kirkstall Abbey

Light Night Leeds will return with a new festival on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 October 2021 - and include an event at historic Kirkstall Abbey...

In photos: Move over Magnificent 7, it’s the Kirkstall Abbey 7!

Photos: Simon Cullingworth The annual Kirkstall Abbey 7 race – which is organised by Kirkstall Harriers and starts and finishes in the iconic surroundings of...

West Leeds planning applications: 12 September 2021

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Ofsted inspectors’ praise for Rodley Village Day Nursery

Ofsted inspectors have praised Rodley Village Day Nursery for its 'good' provision for local youngsters. An inspection was held on 6 August 2021 and found...

Leeds Council tells Bramley Shopping Centre owners to reinstate removed benches

Leeds City Council planning enforcement officers have written to the new owners of Bramley Shopping Centre advising them to reinstate the 22 benches they...

Bramley Park bonfire axed for second year due to Covid concerns

Leeds City Council has cancelled the annual public bonfire and firework display in Bramley Park for the second year running due to Covid concerns. The...

Heritage Week: Calverley Old Hall – a murderous tale of a local treasure

Words & Photos: Jo Fiddes How can you have a building like this on your doorstep and not even know about it? That was the...

West Leeds planning applications: 19 September 2021

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Aston Martins draw the crowds on Farsley’s big day

Words & Photos: Damon Sugden Saturday saw the welcome return of Farsley's Aston Martin Day, celebrating the close connection of the village to the incredible...

Hey Jude! Meet the familiar faces behind Farsley’s newest bar and restaurant

A new all-day bar and restaurant has opened Farsley - and it has a pair of familiar faces running it. Saint Jude is a sister...

Opposition grows to Pudsey phone mast plan

Opposition is growing to plans to site an 18 metre high mobile phone pole and cabinets in a residential street in Pudsey. So far 13...

Owzat! Politicians and famous cricketers hit for six as Pudsey charity match nets over £1,400

Words: Jill Stocks and Damon Sugden Photos: Damon Sugden, Neil Allinson and Glenn Taylor Photography It was perfect cricket weather as the sun shone on Pudsey...

Lower Wortley housing and apartment plans withdrawn

Plans for a row of four terrace houses and a block of 12 apartments on land previously used as a housing office in Wortley...

West Leeds planning applications: 19 September 2021

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...