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Councillor concerned over ‘fewer books’ at revamped Farsley Library

Calverley and Farsley ward member, Councillor Amanda Carter, has raised concerns that the newly refurbished Farsley Library has reduced its book selection.

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves: ‘Government has made Covid-19 situation much worse’

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves writes her regular WLD column, looking at Covid restrictions in Leeds, good news at Armley Helping Hands...

Link road plans ‘kick in teeth’ say Tong-Fulneck Valley green belt campaigners

Bradford Council has been criticised for moving ahead with plans for a link road - which could unlock new large-scale housing development...

Kirkstall: Burglary-hit cricket club apply for new gate to keep out thieves

A West Leeds cricket club burgled 18 times in the past five years has applied to build new gates to keep out...

How ‘wargames’ could come to Burley thanks to these plans

A dance centre in Burley could become a hub for table top war games and board games. Leeds WarGames...

Fancy a pop-up paddle in Armley this half term?

Are you looking for something to do over half term? Pop Up Paddle - Armley is offering a holiday activity with...

Police find missing Bramley 12-year-old Max Mapplebeck – UPDATED

UPDATE: Max Mapplebeck has now been found safe and well, say police. ORIGINAL POST: Police are appealing for information...

Campaigner holds car wash to support ‘Wortley’s Wembley’ legal challenge

A Wortley family is holding a Hallowe'en-themed car wash to raise money to support a legal challenge to stop houses being built...

Fancy a pop-up paddle in Armley this half term?

Are you looking for something to do over half term? Pop Up Paddle - Armley is offering a holiday activity with...

Join West Leeds Community Media’s AGM – with guest speaker from Independent Community News Network

There's no doubt that life has been thrown upside down by the Coronavirus pandemic - and West Leeds Community Media's annual general...

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Fancy a pop-up paddle in Armley this half term?

Are you looking for something to do over half term? Pop Up Paddle - Armley is offering a holiday activity with...

West Leeds planning applications: 16 October 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications...

How ‘wargames’ could come to Burley thanks to these plans

A dance centre in Burley could become a hub for table top war games and board games. Leeds WarGames...

West Leeds planning applications: 16 October 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications...

Police find missing Bramley 12-year-old Max Mapplebeck – UPDATED

UPDATE: Max Mapplebeck has now been found safe and well, say police. ORIGINAL POST: Police are appealing for information...

Stonebridge Mills: Revised housing plans move closer to reality

Ambitious plans to transform an abandoned historic mill in Farnley into housing have moved a step closer to reality.

Kirkstall: Burglary-hit cricket club apply for new gate to keep out thieves

A West Leeds cricket club burgled 18 times in the past five years has applied to build new gates to keep out...

Meeting to reveal five-year plan for sustainable Kirkstall Valley

A five-year strategy on the future sustainability of the Kirkstall Valley is set to be unveiled at an online meeting next month.

West Leeds planning applications: 16 October 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications...

‘Leeds has cleaner air’ argues senior councillor as Clean Air Zone plans are scrapped

Leeds City Council’s controversial clean air charging zone plans are set to be officially scrapped by the authority and Government, writes Richard...

Police find missing Bramley 12-year-old Max Mapplebeck – UPDATED

UPDATE: Max Mapplebeck has now been found safe and well, say police. ORIGINAL POST: Police are appealing for information...

Calls to protect foxes from poison in Bramley Fall Woods

Volunteers needed to help protect foxes and dogs in Bramley Fall Woods, writes Eleonor Smith. WLD reported concerns in...

West Leeds planning applications: 16 October 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications...

Lottery support for Calverley Old Hall plans

The National Lottery's Heritage Fund has given initial support to plans by the Landmark Trust to develop Calverley Old Hall, writes Anne...

Councillor concerned over ‘fewer books’ at revamped Farsley Library

Calverley and Farsley ward member, Councillor Amanda Carter, has raised concerns that the newly refurbished Farsley Library has reduced its book selection.

Green light for performance space and gallery at Sunny Bank Mills

Part of historic Sunny Bank Mills in Farsley will be transformed into a performance space and gallery after Leeds City Council granted planning permission.

Link road plans ‘kick in teeth’ say Tong-Fulneck Valley green belt campaigners

Bradford Council has been criticised for moving ahead with plans for a link road - which could unlock new large-scale housing development...

Mark’s History: Memories of Pudsey’s town mayor in the 50s

When Kathryn Morgan got in touch with me to tell me she had been sorting through some old family photos and other...

Campaigner holds car wash to support ‘Wortley’s Wembley’ legal challenge

A Wortley family is holding a Hallowe'en-themed car wash to raise money to support a legal challenge to stop houses being built...

West Leeds planning applications: 16 October 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications...