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Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew resigns as housing minister

By Carla Booth Additional reporting: John Baron Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough, has resigned from his position as Minister for Housing in Boris...

Police appeal to find missing Farnley man Carl Warr

Police are appealing for information to help trace Carl Warr, who has been reported missing from the Farnley area. Carl, aged 59, was last seen...

Campaigners urge Pudsey residents to join Greenside Greenway walk

By Carla Booth Greenside Greenway campaigners are putting on a free guided walk of phases one and two of their proposed greenway route this weekend.  The...

Kirkstall Festival 2022 will be ‘bigger and better’ than ever, say organisers

Thousands of people are due to descend on Kirkstall Abbey grounds on Saturday at Kirkstall Festival 2022 returns following the pandemic. It's the first full...

Anyone for a Puppuccino? Farsley cafe welcomes dogs with special menu

Jaspers Coffee shop in Farsley is a dog friendly café that not only allows you to take your dogs inside but also offers them...

Armley Forum meeting features rat-running, planning and Town Street updates

Traffic issues and initiatives to improve Armley Town Street will be discussed at the latest Armley Forum meeting. The bi-monthly public meeting will see council...

Reader’s letter – Let me introduce you to my oldest ‘friend’: Depression

Dear sir;- I’d like to talk to you about my oldest friend. A friend I have known for over 50 years. Looking back at...

West Leeds community event discusses David Oluwale sculpture garden proposal

West Leeds residents are being invited to a community event to discuss plans for a major new sculpture garden to honour David Oluwale in...

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Armley Forum meeting features rat-running, planning and Town Street updates

Traffic issues and initiatives to improve Armley Town Street will be discussed at the latest Armley Forum meeting. The bi-monthly public meeting will see council...

From Blue Hill Lane to Champions League: Kalvin Phillips reacts to Manchester City move

By Carla Booth Footballer Kalvin Phillips has officially announced his move from Leeds United to Manchester City today. The 26-year-old midfielder has signed a six-year...

West Leeds community event discusses David Oluwale sculpture garden proposal

West Leeds residents are being invited to a community event to discuss plans for a major new sculpture garden to honour David Oluwale in...

West Leeds planning applications: 3 July 2022

Each week we publish a list of the latest planning applications related to the six council wards in West Leeds. The following new applications were...

Police appeal to find missing Farnley man Carl Warr

Police are appealing for information to help trace Carl Warr, who has been reported missing from the Farnley area. Carl, aged 59, was last seen...

Farnley: Vandalised former Sunday school could be converted into home

A grade II listed former Sunday school and caretakers' flat in Farnley could be transformed into a six-bedroom house, if plans are approved. Farnley Hill...

Kirkstall Festival 2022 will be ‘bigger and better’ than ever, say organisers

Thousands of people are due to descend on Kirkstall Abbey grounds on Saturday at Kirkstall Festival 2022 returns following the pandemic. It's the first full...

Kirkstall Road re-opens – cyclist in hospital with serious injuries

Kirkstall Road was closed in both directions this morning after a cyclist was hit by a car being driven near the junction with Redcote Lane...

Rodley Roundabout: Housing plans labelled ‘unacceptable and dangerous’

by John Baron Plans to build eight detached houses on land off Rodley Roundabout have been labelled 'unacceptable and dangerous' by a Calverley & Farsley...

Eight houses planned for site off Rodley Roundabout

By John Baron A piece of derelict land next to the car hand wash at Rodley Roundabout could be transformed into a small housing development,...

Community views sought on future of Newlay Weir and fish pass

West Leeds residents are being urged to have their say on the future of 332-year-old Newlay Weir, which was badly damaged during a storm...

Abbey Inn Beer and Music festival returns after two years away

By Carla Booth Abbey Inn’s annual Beer and Music festival is taking place this weekend. The event is taking place for the first time since...

Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew resigns as housing minister

By Carla Booth Additional reporting: John Baron Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough, has resigned from his position as Minister for Housing in Boris...

West Leeds planning applications: 3 July 2022

Each week we publish a list of the latest planning applications related to the six council wards in West Leeds. The following new applications were...

Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew resigns as housing minister

By Carla Booth Additional reporting: John Baron Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough, has resigned from his position as Minister for Housing in Boris...

Anyone for a Puppuccino? Farsley cafe welcomes dogs with special menu

Jaspers Coffee shop in Farsley is a dog friendly café that not only allows you to take your dogs inside but also offers them...

Campaigners urge Pudsey residents to join Greenside Greenway walk

By Carla Booth Greenside Greenway campaigners are putting on a free guided walk of phases one and two of their proposed greenway route this weekend.  The...

Entrepreneurial Swinnow dad nominated for national diversity award

By John Baron An inspirational Swinnow dad who launched a disability friendly app giving non-verbal people the ability to text by using symbols has been...

From Blue Hill Lane to Champions League: Kalvin Phillips reacts to Manchester City move

By Carla Booth Footballer Kalvin Phillips has officially announced his move from Leeds United to Manchester City today. The 26-year-old midfielder has signed a six-year...

A ‘helping Dhand’ for Wortley-based mental health charity

By Paul Abraham A company with a commitment to building better businesses in West Leeds and across the city has raised over £1,000 for mental...