• 22 August 2019

    10-mile canal plastic clean-up starts in Newlay

    An ambitious clean-up of the Leeds-Liverpool canal involving hundreds of people on paddleboards and canoes will start in West Leeds. The ‘Asda Big Canal Clean-Up’ is a week-long initiative (2-6 September) covering a 10-mile stretch of Leeds waterways which aims to tackle problems with plastic pollution. Starting at Newlay Locks on Monday 2nd September and finishing at Thwaites Mills ... Read more

  • 18 August 2019

    Public meeting discusses Tong and Fulneck Valley greenbelt development

    Plans to develop parts of the green belt between West Leeds and Bradford will be discussed at a public meeting, The Save Tong and Fulneck Valley campaign are holding the public meeting after Bradford Council launched a number of different consultations about future development for the city. Julia McGoldrick, chair of Tong and Fulneck Valley Association, ... Read more

  • 15 August 2019

    Video: Have your say on Armley Gyratory revamp plans

    West Leeds residents can have their say on multi-million pound plans to revamp busy Armley Gyratory. The Gyratory is a major entry/exit point for traffic travelling through and into the city with an estimated 100,000 vehicles passing through it daily. An initial consultation held last year saw concerns raised over delays for motorists and bus ... Read more

  • 15 August 2019

    Foodbank asks for help as “critically low” supplies threaten West Leeds food parcel delivery

    Leeds North and West Foodbank have issued a “we need your help” plea as supplies of some food items needed to complete food parcels run critically low, writes Keely Bannister.  The charity desperately needs more pasta sauce, tinned fish, long-life fruit juice, tinned tomatoes, tinned fruit and tea & coffees. With a typical food parcel ... Read more

  • 14 August 2019

    New plans to demolish Pudsey pub for housing

    Fresh plans to demolish a 19th century Pudsey pub have been submitted – just two months after previous proposals were refused. The Boar’s Head, on Roker Lane, has stood empty since 2003 and new plans could see the building make way for two three-bedroom semi-detached houses. Initial proposals for a small terrace of three two-bedroom homes were ... Read more