• Farsley Town Street

    12 June 2019

    Will Farsley Town Street line markings trial reduce speeding?

    Farsley Town Street

    Leeds City Council highways officers are considering having no centre line road markings on parts of Farsley Town Street for a three-month trial to see if the change improves driver behaviour, writes Keely Bannister. In a Facebook post, Labour Party Calverley & Farsley ward councillor Peter Carlill said that officers have suggested the change after ... Read more

  • 11 June 2019

    Kirkstall: Plans for new community space submitted

    Plans for a new community space at Kirkstall Bridge Shopping Park have been submitted. Community organisation Kirkstall Valley Development Trust (KVDT) want to use an empty unit at Kirkstall Bridge and temporarily use it as a community shop and for exhibitions and meetings. KVDT’s Chris Hill says the unit will be promoting trust projects including ... Read more

  • 10 June 2019

    Pudsey: Boar’s Head pub housing plans refused

    Plans to demolish an eyesore former Pudsey pub which dates back to the late 19th century have been refused by Leeds City Council. The Boar’s Head, on Roker Lane, has stood empty since 2003 and plans would have seen the building make way for a small terrace of three two-bedroom homes. Architect Richard Leach, of ... Read more

  • 9 June 2019

    West Leeds: Little Free Libraries light up to remember inspirational Carry Franklin

    Tributes have been paid from across West Leeds to Carry Franklin, the founder of the Leeds Little Free Library project, after she passed away recently, writes Jo Fiddes. The concept – leave a book and pick one up – started with a single library outside Carry’s house. There are now over 40 Little Free Libraries ... Read more

  • 7 June 2019

    Fears over impact of link road plans on Pudsey greenbelt

    A £64 million plans to introduce a new link road in south-east Bradford could ‘irreparably’ damage the greenbelt between Pudsey and Bradford, campaigners and councillors have claimed. Campaigners are holding a public meeting next week amid concerns about the impact on greenbelt land resulting from proposals to build the South East Bradford Link Road that ... Read more