Saturday, July 13, 2024

Leeds: Roads in decline as funding fails to keep up with repairs

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter The state of the city’s roads is in decline after maintenance funding failed to keep up with demand for...

Fresh flats plan for empty Bramley offices

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter An empty office block could be converted into 27 flats under expanded plans to redevelop the site. Leeds City Council...

Build Calverley Old Hall in Minecraft – free children’s workshops

With the re-opening of Calverley’s historic old hall imminent, the Landmark Trust is giving children the chance to explore, design and rebuild the hall...

Leeds set for glass collections in green bins

Householders across Leeds will be able to recycle glass bottles and jars in their green bins for the first time from the start of...

Pudsey shop gets into festive spirit early to support people on their own

It may only be July - but a Pudsey shop is getting into the Christmas spirit by announcing festive plans to support people who...

Pudsey Parish Church opens doors for England’s Euro 2024 final

By Chris Dunford-Kelk It's coming home! With England having qualified for the Euro 2024 Final against Spain, everyone is invited to watch a community screening...

Swinnow: Ten-year ban for owner who ‘starved dog for months’ and confined her in a cage

An elderly dog who weighed half her healthy weight when she was rescued has been given a new lease of life by the RSPCA...

Garden party draws the crowds in Armley

By Andy Dalton Over fifty people turned up for a Summer Open Afternoon and Garden Party in West Leeds last week. It was held at...

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Armley’s Assembly House hosts artists’ discussion

By Freya Stewart Assembly House in Armley is hosting a panel to reveal and share the experiences of local freelance artists. If you’re keen to...

Alcohol licence objection for Armley’s new Home Bargains store

Councillors will next week consider an application to sell alcohol off premises at the new Home Bargains store in Armley. Home Bargains is set to...

Fresh flats plan for empty Bramley offices

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter An empty office block could be converted into 27 flats under expanded plans to redevelop the site. Leeds City Council...

Little Owls nursery closures and review will go ahead, scrutiny board decides

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter The closure of three council-run nurseries - and a review into the future of 12 others - will go...

Little Owls nursery closures and review will go ahead, scrutiny board decides

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter The closure of three council-run nurseries - and a review into the future of 12 others - will go...

Backlash to Leeds nursery closures and review

by Don Mort Council leaders could be asked to reconsider the closure of three nurseries after a backlash from some elected members. Opposition councillors have put their names to...

Build Calverley Old Hall in Minecraft – free children’s workshops

With the re-opening of Calverley’s historic old hall imminent, the Landmark Trust is giving children the chance to explore, design and rebuild the hall...

Calverley: 19th century pub on market

Fancy buying a popular village pub? The Railway Hotel in Calverley is looking for new owners. The 19th century pub is listed on the RightBiz...

Plan ahead: Major Armley Gyratory and Stanningley Bypass work over summer holidays

Road users in West Leeds are being urged to allow more time for their journeys this summer as significant disruption is expected around the...

Home care pilot scheme launches in West Leeds

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter A pilot scheme will seek to improve home care services for vulnerable people after a £5.7m contract was awarded. Two...

Unlocking Farsley, part three: THE top summer 2024 hotspot in Leeds

Community reporter Damon Cooper concludes his 'Unlocking Farsley' series, putting the spotlight on the community groups and businesses that make the village tick. From raising...

Inspirational Pudsey teen’s recognition at Child Friendly Leeds awards

A Pudsey teenager was part of a stellar line-up of children’s champions who stepped into the limelight at the Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2024....

Farsley Celtic continue pre-season with 3-0 win at Eccleshill United

By John Baron Farsley Celtic continued their fine start to pre-season with a 3-0 friendly win against a lively Eccleshill United side. Three second half goals...

Farsley Celtic start pre-season with emphatic win as off-field announcements continue

By John Baron Farsley Celtic kicked off their pre-season campaign with an emphatic 6-1 win at Dearne & District. The Celts were 5-0 up at half...

Kirkstall Festival 2024: All you need to know about times, parade, stalls and entertainment

This year's Kirkstall Festival is set to draw the crowds thanks to a mix of the annual grand parade, activities, stalls, food, drink, entertainment...

Objections to Kirkstall Lane alcohol licence bid

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter Objections have been raised to an application to sell alcohol from a “shed” on Kirkstall Lane. Leeds City Council will...

Pudsey shop gets into festive spirit early to support people on their own

It may only be July - but a Pudsey shop is getting into the Christmas spirit by announcing festive plans to support people who...

Pudsey Parish Church opens doors for England’s Euro 2024 final

By Chris Dunford-Kelk It's coming home! With England having qualified for the Euro 2024 Final against Spain, everyone is invited to watch a community screening...

Rodley: Offers invited on former Airedale Mills site

Housing developers can buy the former Airedale Mills site and have until 21 August 2024 to make their best offer. The 207,000 sq ft site...

Plan ahead: Major Armley Gyratory and Stanningley Bypass work over summer holidays

Road users in West Leeds are being urged to allow more time for their journeys this summer as significant disruption is expected around the...

Ofsted: Stanningley Primary School remains a ‘good’ school

'Warm and welcoming' Stanningley Primary School remains a 'good' school, Ofsted inspectors have said. Inspectors visited the school, off Leeds and Bradford Road, in May....

Home care pilot scheme launches in West Leeds

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter A pilot scheme will seek to improve home care services for vulnerable people after a £5.7m contract was awarded. Two...

Home care pilot scheme launches in West Leeds

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter A pilot scheme will seek to improve home care services for vulnerable people after a £5.7m contract was awarded. Two...

Wortley: Green light for shop to sell alcohol, despite concerns

By Don Mort, local democracy reporter A shop close to the busy Five Lane Ends roundabout has been granted permission to sell alcohol - despite...