• 25 June 2019

    TV Harrison Sports Ground: Controversial plans to build council housing set to come step closer to reality

    Controversial plans to build council housing on the TV Harrison Sports Ground are set to come a step closer to reality this week, writes Keely Bannister. On Wednesday, a report titled ‘Leeds Local Plan – Adoption of the Site Allocations Plan’ will be put to the city’s decision-making executive board recommending that they adopt the ... Read more

  • 24 June 2019

    Bramley: Barley Mow Supporters win extra time in community takeover bid

    Campaigners hoping to transform the empty Barley Mow Pub in Bramley into a community-run pub and community hub have secured a significant victory. Leeds City Council has designated the pub as an asset of community value, which means the landowner is prevented from disposing of the property for a period of six months. The decision ... Read more

  • 21 June 2019

    Kirkstall: Planners reject webuyanycar.com pod on traffic and parking grounds

    Plans to build a ‘pod’ in Kirkstall where people can pick up cars bought via a popular national website have been refused by Leeds City Council. Web-based car seller webuyanycar.com wanted to build a prefabricated single storey unit, which would take up two car parking spaces in Morrisons car park, off Savins Mill Way. The ... Read more

  • 20 June 2019

    New Kirkstall road signs tempt drivers to do more on foot

    Signs have appeared around the congested Kirkstall Bridge area encouraging local people to think about all the destinations that can be walked to in under 20 minutes. Local residents have worked together to design and install the boards, which signpost destinations like Kirkstall Abbey, Kirkstall Valley Nature Reserve and Bramley Fall Park to mark today’s ... Read more

  • 19 June 2019

    £1 million Armley community hub improvements get green light

    A £1 million scheme to transform Armley One Stop Centre and library into a state-of-the-art community hub has been given the green light. Work on the upper floor of the centre will include new customer service areas, new reception counter, five new glass enquiry rooms, larger library provision, new Leeds Credit Union facilities, new staff ... Read more