Monday, November 29, 2021

Latest News

Photos show demolition of former Hough Side High School building

Words & photos: John Baron Work started today on the demolition of a former high school in Pudsey. Hough Side High School closed in August 1992 and the...

‘Overwhelming’ mobile phone mast plans refused by Leeds City Council

Words: John Baron Planners have refused permission for an 'overwhelming' 20m-high 5G phone mast at the junction of Houghley Lane and Stanningley Road in Bramley. Applicant...

Farsley Lights switch-on: Times, parade, road closures and Christmas market

Residents in Farsley will be looking to light up the village at the annual 2021 Christmas lights switch-on. The event, the first for two years...

Got a story or fancy a chat? Join us as our community news cafes restart

Is there a local issue you think we should be covering? Join the West Leeds Dispatch at our latest community news cafe on Friday, 3 December...

Interviewees sought as Bramley video project captures people’s lives

Words: Nia Ward A group of Bramley residents have launched a new How We Used to Live video project to provide an insight into people's...

Readers’ Letter: Storm causes sad end for Bramley Park cherry blossom tree

Words: Roger Cliff, Bramley A sad end to an old cherry blossom tree on Bramley Park, thanks to Storm Arwen. Bramley folk of a certain...

What time is Pudsey Christmas lights switch-on 2021? Market, entertainment and road closure details

It's one of Pudsey's biggest and most popular community events - and this year sees the welcome return of the Pudsey Christmas lights switch-on. Last...

Green light for new plant centre on Calverley Lane as Palmer Plants improves facilities

Words: John Baron Popular plants nursery Palmer Plants has received planning permission to build a new centre on its Calverley Lane site - almost a...

Farsley Lights switch-on: Times, parade, road closures and Christmas market

Residents in Farsley will be looking to light up the village at the annual 2021 Christmas lights switch-on. The event, the first for two years...

Got a story or fancy a chat? Join us as our community news cafes restart

Is there a local issue you think we should be covering? Join the West Leeds Dispatch at our latest community news cafe on Friday, 3 December...

News From Your Community

‘Overwhelming’ mobile phone mast plans refused by Leeds City Council

Words: John Baron Planners have refused permission for an 'overwhelming' 20m-high 5G phone mast at the junction of Houghley Lane and Stanningley Road in Bramley. Applicant...

Armley and Wortley residents net jobs at new NHS mental health unit

Forty people from Armley and Lower Wortley have been recruited to work in a new £20 million mental health unit for children and young...

West Leeds planning applications: 28 November 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...

Cafe planned at new Kirkstall Road supermarket – Bramley Shopping Centre takeaway approved

Words: John Baron Bosses at the new Abu Bakr supermarket on Kirkstall Road have submitted plans for a new cafe or restaurant in a side...

West Leeds planning applications: 28 November 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...

Councillor issues warning over handing cash to people in poverty

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter A fierce debate took place between councillors over the reasons for people suffering from poverty or mental health issues...

West Leeds planning applications: 28 November 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 release CCTV images after stolen bank card used in Bramley

Police investigating a burglary in West Leeds have released CCTV images of a man and woman they want to identify after a stolen bank...

Green light for new plant centre on Calverley Lane as Palmer Plants improves facilities

Words: John Baron Popular plants nursery Palmer Plants has received planning permission to build a new centre on its Calverley Lane site - almost a...

West Leeds planning applications: 28 November 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...

‘Overwhelming’ mobile phone mast plans refused by Leeds City Council

Words: John Baron Planners have refused permission for an 'overwhelming' 20m-high 5G phone mast at the junction of Houghley Lane and Stanningley Road in Bramley. Applicant...

Got a story or fancy a chat? Join us as our community news cafes restart

Is there a local issue you think we should be covering? Join the West Leeds Dispatch at our latest community news cafe on Friday, 3 December...

Green light for new plant centre on Calverley Lane as Palmer Plants improves facilities

Words: John Baron Popular plants nursery Palmer Plants has received planning permission to build a new centre on its Calverley Lane site - almost a...

West Leeds planning applications: 28 November 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...

Farsley Lights switch-on: Times, parade, road closures and Christmas market

Residents in Farsley will be looking to light up the village at the annual 2021 Christmas lights switch-on. The event, the first for two years...

Green light for new plant centre on Calverley Lane as Palmer Plants improves facilities

Words: John Baron Popular plants nursery Palmer Plants has received planning permission to build a new centre on its Calverley Lane site - almost a...

Photos show demolition of former Hough Side High School building

Words & photos: John Baron Work started today on the demolition of a former high school in Pudsey. Hough Side High School closed in August 1992 and the...

What time is Pudsey Christmas lights switch-on 2021? Market, entertainment and road closure details

It's one of Pudsey's biggest and most popular community events - and this year sees the welcome return of the Pudsey Christmas lights switch-on. Last...

Armley and Wortley residents net jobs at new NHS mental health unit

Forty people from Armley and Lower Wortley have been recruited to work in a new £20 million mental health unit for children and young...

Councillor issues warning over handing cash to people in poverty

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter A fierce debate took place between councillors over the reasons for people suffering from poverty or mental health issues...