• 23 May 2019

    Kirkstall flood defences debated in House of Commons

    Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves called on the Government to make more funding for upgraded flood defences along the Kirkstall corridor a priority. At Treasury questions in the House of Commons Ms Reeves criticised the Government for not committing to funding a one-in-200 year scheme that would protect Kirkstall from the level of flooding experienced ... Read more

  • 22 May 2019

    Wortley High School housing plans back before planners

    Plans for 59 homes on the site of a demolished school will come back before Leeds planners next week – five months after developers raised concerns about escalating costs. Keepmoat Homes wants to build 59 homes on the former Wortley High School site, with access from Swallow Crescent. The development was due to be considered ... Read more

  • 21 May 2019

    UPDATE: Missing Hannah Barker found safe in Swinnow

    UPDATE: Police found Hannah Barker safe and well at Bramley Station at 3.20pm today. They have thanked the public for their help. ORIGINAL POST: A police search for a missing woman from Leeds has today moved to Pudsey. Police believe Hannah Barker, aged 21, from Whinmoor, was taken to Pudsey bus station by patrol officers ... Read more

  • 20 May 2019

    ‘More still needs to be done’ to improve lifeline Rodley bus service

    More needs to be done to improve the reliability of a lifeline bus service through Calverley and Rodley – despite recent improvements. Angry commuters last year criticised the number 35 bus route, criticising its lack of reliability which had left passengers stranded and unable to get home on occasions. But figures from bus giants First ... Read more

  • 19 May 2019

    Farsley: Public meeting will discuss future of Hainsworth Park

    Farsley residents will get the chance to shape the future of Hainsworth Park at a public meeting this week. The first Friends Of Hainsworth Park meeting is a public meeting with all local residents welcome to attend. The meeting will ask for people’s general views on Hainsworth Park, explaining how a Friends group could help ... Read more