• 5 April 2020

    West Leeds & Bramley Credit Union announces emergency support measures

    A financial lifeline to many in West Leeds has announced three emergency measures to allow members to still access its services during to Coronavirus outbreak. The volunteer-run Bramley and West Leeds Credit Union has temporarily closed its base in the former council housing office in Bramley due to the Coronavirus outbreak. A spokesperson said: “To ... Read more

  • 3 April 2020

    Home-schooling parents in Leeds give advice on how to teach your kids during the lockdown

    Many parents across the country are finding they are now in charge of their children’s day to day learning, writes Richard Beecham. And while many older children have work plans set by their schools, and are able to log on at home, how do you cope when you have younger kids who are more used ... Read more

  • 30 March 2020

    Bramley War Memorial: VE Day event cancelled

    The Friends of Bramley War Memorial have cancelled a planned VE Day anniversary event on 8th May, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The event was due to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, but in statement, Councillor Caroline Gruen, chair of the Friends of Bramley War Memorial, said: “We are very sorry that we ... Read more

  • 29 March 2020

    Rodley geese shooting ‘not essential’ activity in lockdown, says councillor

    Shooters carrying out an ongoing cull of geese in the Rodley and Calverley areas have been told by police to stop, a councillor has said, Residents have been concerned that shooters are killing Canada Geese for sporting purposes and that villagers’ safety is being put at risk.  Although the cull is legal, The Dispatch reported last ... Read more

  • 26 March 2020

    Wortley: Campaigners hit out as council rejects bid to list former sports field as community asset

    Campaigners have criticised a decision not to list a former Wortley sports field – where Leeds United legends once played – as an asset of community value. The TV Harrison Community Action Group is fighting to stop Leeds City Council buying the land on Oldfield Lane and building up to 50 local authority houses on ... Read more