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From finding the heart of Farnley to Kirkstall’s traffic and Armley dog walking – West Leeds lives captured

West Leeds has so many different and diverse communities - and the people living there have individual stories and experiences to tell. West Leeds Dispatch...

New image of £200m Kirkstall Road development released

A new image of a major new development off Kirkstall Road has been released - as a public consultation continues to run. West Leeds residents...

Fancy a Womble in New Wortley? Group welcomes new litter pickers

Words: Georgia Stephenson If you're interested in making New Wortley and Armley a cleaner, greener and safer place to live, please join our Facebook group:...

West Leeds: Green light for new rugby clubhouse in ‘forgotten area’

Plans for a new community clubhouse which will ‘help restore pride in a forgotten area’ have been given the green light by council planners. West...

Tributes paid to popular ice cream man Mr Rossi

Words: John Baron Hundreds of tributes have been pouring in after the death of popular ice cream man Mr Rossi was announced. Mr Rossi - full...

Stanningley Bypass maintenance work set to resume during February half-term

Words: John Baron Work to repair and replace defective joints in the concrete base of Stanningley Bypass is set to resume next month, council highway...

New ice cream cafe heading to Wortley as plans get green light

A disused Wortley car sales pitch will become an ice cream café, after Leeds City Council planners approved the proposals. Applicant Dewsbury-based food company Rubik’s...

Mark’s History: The Wortley mill with a history of fires

Words & photos: Mark Stevenson Last week the old mill which was once known as Swallow Hill Mill on Tong Road in Wortley caught fire....

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From finding the heart of Farnley to Kirkstall’s traffic and Armley dog walking – West Leeds lives captured

West Leeds has so many different and diverse communities - and the people living there have individual stories and experiences to tell. West Leeds Dispatch...

Fancy a Womble in New Wortley? Group welcomes new litter pickers

Words: Georgia Stephenson If you're interested in making New Wortley and Armley a cleaner, greener and safer place to live, please join our Facebook group:...

New image of £200m Kirkstall Road development released

A new image of a major new development off Kirkstall Road has been released - as a public consultation continues to run. West Leeds residents...

West Leeds planning applications: 23 January 2022

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...

From finding the heart of Farnley to Kirkstall’s traffic and Armley dog walking – West Leeds lives captured

West Leeds has so many different and diverse communities - and the people living there have individual stories and experiences to tell. West Leeds Dispatch...

Farnley Falcons net new clubhouse thanks to Rugby World Cup grant

Junior rugby players at Farnley Falcons are celebrating after the Rugby World Cup awarded a grant to build a new clubhouse and changing rooms. Work...

From finding the heart of Farnley to Kirkstall’s traffic and Armley dog walking – West Leeds lives captured

West Leeds has so many different and diverse communities - and the people living there have individual stories and experiences to tell. West Leeds Dispatch...

West Leeds planning applications: 23 January 2022

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...

Volunteers plant new Woodhall woodland – more planned for Calverley and Rodley

Thirty volunteers have joined council staff to plant a new woodland at Woodhall Hills. The helpers worked alongside rangers from Leeds Parks and Countryside Service...

What are the community policing priorities in your part of West Leeds?

The Leeds West neighbourhood policing team is looking to crack down on issues such as speeding drivers and anti-social behaviour in our communities. The NPT...

Tributes paid to popular ice cream man Mr Rossi

Words: John Baron Hundreds of tributes have been pouring in after the death of popular ice cream man Mr Rossi was announced. Mr Rossi - full...

Our comment: People-powered campaign brings benches back – but it should never have come to this

By John Baron, WLD editor It's been seven months since the first sit-down protest was held at Bramley Shopping Centre. During that time, protesters have sat...

West Leeds planning applications: 23 January 2022

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...

Volunteers plant new Woodhall woodland – more planned for Calverley and Rodley

Thirty volunteers have joined council staff to plant a new woodland at Woodhall Hills. The helpers worked alongside rangers from Leeds Parks and Countryside Service...

Farsley Celtic slip to another heavy home defeat

Words: Thomas Ritchie Photos: Simon Cullingworth Farsley suffered another disappointing defeat as they slumped to a 4-0 loss at home to Hereford. The scoreline probably flattered the...

West Leeds planning applications: 23 January 2022

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...

Tributes paid to popular ice cream man Mr Rossi

Words: John Baron Hundreds of tributes have been pouring in after the death of popular ice cream man Mr Rossi was announced. Mr Rossi - full...

Stanningley Bypass maintenance work set to resume during February half-term

Words: John Baron Work to repair and replace defective joints in the concrete base of Stanningley Bypass is set to resume next month, council highway...

Fancy a Womble in New Wortley? Group welcomes new litter pickers

Words: Georgia Stephenson If you're interested in making New Wortley and Armley a cleaner, greener and safer place to live, please join our Facebook group:...

West Leeds: Green light for new rugby clubhouse in ‘forgotten area’

Plans for a new community clubhouse which will ‘help restore pride in a forgotten area’ have been given the green light by council planners. West...