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West Leeds: New website aims to support men’s mental health

A new website has been launched to break down the stigma around men's mental health.  The Leeds Listening Room is a platform where men...

All over 38s urged to book Coronavirus vaccination

The NHS is now inviting people in their thirties to book their Covid-19 jab, starting with those aged 38 and 39. Around a million people...

Decision day for Calverley flood storage plans

Planners will next week decide whether to approve the second set of flood defences aimed one-in-200-year protection against flooding along the River Aire in...

Police appeal: Wanted Armley man many be in York

Have you seen Joseph Sandford, who is wanted for recall to prison? Sandford, 33, was released on licence, partway through a prison sentence for...

Kirkstall movie buff opens Leeds’s first movie-themed bar

Lights, camera, action! A Kirkstall film buff has opened the first movie-themed bar in Leeds following a film-like journey through lockdown. Grindhouse Bar on Upper...

£500,000 contract for Wortley-based auto-engineering firm

Wortley-based vehicle engineering business SM UK has won a £500,000 contract to upgrade parcel delivery firm Tuffnells’ fleet of 230 brand new vehicles by installing...

New mayor wants former Armley councillor Alison Lowe as police and crime chief

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter The Mayor of West Yorkshire has announced former Armley councillor Alison Lowe as her preferred candidate for the role...

Bramley Tesco will hold food collection to tackle families’ summer hunger

Bramley's Tesco supermarket is to hold a food collection to support children and families in needs this summer. During the collection, between July 15 to...

This Land: The Story of Woody Guthrie brings live theatre back to Armley’s Interplay

Interplay's return to live theatre following lockdown is already starting to draw the crods. The Armley-based theatre company is reporting performances for This Land: The...

Drive-in movie blockbusters come to big screen at Kirkstall Forge

A blockbuster outdoor cinema experience from the comfort and safety of your own car is coming to Kirkstall Forge for the first time this...

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West Leeds: New website aims to support men’s mental health

A new website has been launched to break down the stigma around men's mental health.  The Leeds Listening Room is a platform where men...

Police appeal: Wanted Armley man many be in York

Have you seen Joseph Sandford, who is wanted for recall to prison? Sandford, 33, was released on licence, partway through a prison sentence for...

Decision day for Calverley flood storage plans

Planners will next week decide whether to approve the second set of flood defences aimed one-in-200-year protection against flooding along the River Aire in...

West Leeds planning applications: 9 May 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...

Mark’s History: The Farnley memorial cottages with a fascinating past

Words & photos: Mark Stevenson These Memorial Cottages, at the junction of Lawns Lane and Forge Row, are in memory of William James Armitage of...

Farnley & Wortley local election result 2021: Blackburn holds for Greens

David Blackburn narrowly held his Farnley and Wortley Ward seat for the Green Party at this year's Leeds City Council elections. The count was held...

Decision day for Calverley flood storage plans

Planners will next week decide whether to approve the second set of flood defences aimed one-in-200-year protection against flooding along the River Aire in...

West Leeds planning applications: 9 May 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...

West Leeds planning applications: 9 May 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...

Police organise cycle security event in Rodley – here’s how to book

West Leeds cyclists will be able to receive free advice and security marking from police to help keep their cycles secure from thieves at...

Bramley Tesco will hold food collection to tackle families’ summer hunger

Bramley's Tesco supermarket is to hold a food collection to support children and families in needs this summer. During the collection, between July 15 to...

Watch as guide dogs receive bus training at Bramley bus depot

Trainee guide dogs in Leeds have been able to continue their training to become life-changing guides, thanks to support at First Leeds' Bramley depot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxLqK2JEp28 When...

Decision day for Calverley flood storage plans

Planners will next week decide whether to approve the second set of flood defences aimed one-in-200-year protection against flooding along the River Aire in...

Calverley & Farsley local election result 2021: Carter holds for Tories

Amanda Carter held her Calverley and Farsley Ward seat for the Conservative Party at this year's Leeds City Council elections. The count was held today...

Calverley & Farsley local election result 2021: Carter holds for Tories

Amanda Carter held her Calverley and Farsley Ward seat for the Conservative Party at this year's Leeds City Council elections. The count was held today...

West Leeds: Local election 2021 explained – candidates and how to find your polling station

Words: John Baron Additional reporting: Richard Beecham, Local Democracy Reporter Voters in Leeds will be going to the polls on Thursday 6 May to vote for...

West Leeds planning applications: 9 May 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...

Pudsey local election result 2021: Conservative Dawn Seary elected

Dawn Seary retained Pudsey Ward for the Conservatives at this year's Leeds City Council elections. The count was held today in the First Direct Arena...

£500,000 contract for Wortley-based auto-engineering firm

Wortley-based vehicle engineering business SM UK has won a £500,000 contract to upgrade parcel delivery firm Tuffnells’ fleet of 230 brand new vehicles by installing...

Farnley & Wortley local election result 2021: Blackburn holds for Greens

David Blackburn narrowly held his Farnley and Wortley Ward seat for the Green Party at this year's Leeds City Council elections. The count was held...