• 24 January 2020

    Concerns grow over Armley studio rooms proposal

    Opposition is growing to plans to transform a former industrial site in Armley into 146 studio rooms. London-based Developers Armley Ltd want to demolish the largely disused Cottage Laundry buildings off Edinburgh Grove into a ‘co-housing’ site with 146 studio rooms, a shared workspace and a cafe bar and restaurant. The proposals are aimed at ... Read more

  • 24 January 2020

    Farsley: Appeal to find stolen bike that’s helped raise thousands for charity

    A Farsley cyclist is appealing for thieves to return a bike used to raise thousands of pounds for deaf children. Rich Warren launched the appeal on Twitter after his Blue Trek XCalibre 29″ bike had its lock snipped outside the reception door of Leeds Civic Hall between 6pm and 9pm on Wednesday, 22 January. Mr ... Read more

  • 22 January 2020

    Armley: New lease of life for abandoned ‘Loony Bin’ eyesore

    The abandoned Loony Bin joke shop in Armley could be set for a new lease of life, it was revealed at a public meeting The former shop has been closed since the owner was jailed indefintely  in January 2012 after he admitted a string of sex assaults on children in his shop as well as ... Read more

  • 22 January 2020

    New Wortley: Plans for community-led social housing submitted

    Innovative proposals to build community-led affordable housing for over 55s in New Wortley have been submitted. New Wortley Housing Association wants to build 22 affordable rented homes for the over 55s on the site of cleared former local authority housing off Holdforth Place and Holdforth Gardens. They want to meet the shortage of this type of ... Read more

  • 21 January 2020

    West Leeds: Adult golf club granted licence despite church objections

    An indoor crazy golf club – set to feature an Amsterdam red light district-themed hole – has been given permission to serve alcohol despite objections from the congregation of a neighbouring church, writes Richard Beecham. Ghetto Golf, which already has premises in Liverpool, Birmingham and Newcastle, wanted permission to serve alcohol from 10am-1am at a ... Read more