• 27 May 2020

    Branch Road: New measures aid social distancing in Armley

    A busy public footpath in Armley has been extended as part of measures to improve social distancing From today (Tuesday 26 May) Branch Road has had social distancing signs and 100 metres of barriers installed. These measures will be to temporarily extend the pathway to enable social distancing so that people can safely access local ... Read more

  • 26 May 2020

    Kirkstall rave: ‘a disgraceful act against nature’

    An illegal woodland rave in Kirkstall was attended by around 200 people, leading to three arrests last night (Monday). Police were called after several residents reported loud music and big crowds in the protected Kirkstall Valley Nature Reserve area, a protected area used as a nesting ground for several species of birds. Police also seized ... Read more

  • 26 May 2020

    Pudsey: Primary school street may be closed to allow social distancing

    The street leading to a Pudsey primary school could be closed to traffic during the school run under plans by the council to bring in an experimental social distancing scheme, writes Richard Beecham. Plans from Leeds City Council will see roads around six schools across the city closed off with cones and signs and would be ... Read more

  • 24 May 2020

    Cliff House latest: New plans aim to restore arson-hit building

    A historic former school building in Wortley branded a ‘death trap’ has taken a step closer to being restored – after fresh plans were submitted. 19th century Cliff House was left gutted during an arson attack on the empty property in March 2017, with only the external walls left standing. But plans submitted to Leeds City ... Read more

  • 22 May 2020

    Should these roads in Farsley, Calverley, Rodley & Pudsey have pedestrian crossings?

    Ward councillors in Calverley and Farsley have reacted with disappointment to the news that a number of sites in the ward will not get new pedestrian crossings in the next year. Councillors Andrew and Amanda Carter (both Conservative) have been pushing the Highways Department of Leeds City Council for additional crossings on: Carr Road, Calverley ... Read more