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Read all about it! Here’s where you can pick up West Leeds Dispatch’s latest print edition

West Leeds Dispatch has released its latest printed newspaper this week - and it's packed full of the latest news and views from your neck...

Wander with us – West Leeds Walks puts best foot forward for health

Walking and health go hand in hand. It gets the heart pumping and gets the legs stomping. But what happens when you go on...

Farsley cake maker rises to ‘best cakes in Yorkshire’ award

By Bobby Tait An independent Farsley cake designer has won an 'I Do Wedding' award for ‘Best Cakes in Yorkshire’ voted for by newlywed couples,...

Farnley Falcons soaring after new kit boost

By Matthew Shaw Farnley Falcons, a local junior rugby team, has secured £1,000 for new kit.  The rugby league club, which runs teams for 170 juniors,...

Farsley nursery nets ‘good’ Ofsted report – and praise for teaching

By Matthew Shaw Children’s Corner nursery in Farsley benefits from strong and occasionally outstanding teaching, a report from Ofsted inspectors has said.  The report, published this...

West Leeds volunteers: Support groups for older people welcome help

By Matthew Shaw Support groups for older people in West Leeds provide social events, help with meeting people and other similar services to people who...

Positive Ofsted report for Park Spring Primary

By Matthew Shaw Park Spring Primary School in Swinnow has received a 'good' report from Ofsted inspector. The report, released today, states that the school has...

Wortley mum issues dog charity appeal

By Katherine Turner How could anyone just abandon this adorable puppy? Gavin, a six-week-old Dachshund puppy was found abandoned in a carrier bag. The pup was...

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Wander with us – West Leeds Walks puts best foot forward for health

Walking and health go hand in hand. It gets the heart pumping and gets the legs stomping. But what happens when you go on...

West Leeds volunteers: Support groups for older people welcome help

By Matthew Shaw Support groups for older people in West Leeds provide social events, help with meeting people and other similar services to people who...

West Leeds volunteers: Support groups for older people welcome help

By Matthew Shaw Support groups for older people in West Leeds provide social events, help with meeting people and other similar services to people who...

Burley-based company announces appointments amid national expansion

A Burley-based independent cosmetic vehicle repairer has announced a raft of new appointments as it expands throughout the UK. Smart Repairs, which recently bought 18,000...

Farnley Falcons soaring after new kit boost

By Matthew Shaw Farnley Falcons, a local junior rugby team, has secured £1,000 for new kit.  The rugby league club, which runs teams for 170 juniors,...

West Leeds planning applications: 22 May 2022

Each week we publish a list of the latest planning applications related to the six council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published...

West Leeds volunteers: Support groups for older people welcome help

By Matthew Shaw Support groups for older people in West Leeds provide social events, help with meeting people and other similar services to people who...

Green light for Leeds Rhinos’ plans to increase Kirkstall training ground parking

Plans to extend the car park at Leeds Rhinos training academy in Kirkstall have been approved by Leeds City Council planners. The club aims to...

Farsley art event brings community together

By Emma Roberts Residents of Farsley, Calverley and Rodley have found their ‘common thread’ - through a free arts event bringing people together. The Rev Samuel...

West Leeds planning applications: 15 May 2022

Each week we publish a list of the latest planning applications related to the six council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published...

West Leeds volunteers: Support groups for older people welcome help

By Matthew Shaw Support groups for older people in West Leeds provide social events, help with meeting people and other similar services to people who...

New lease of life for Broadlea Community Centre following renovation

By Bobby Tait and Matthew Shaw A community centre in Bramley celebrated the completion of renovation work to improve the conditions of the space for...

Off-road motorbikes seized by police in Calverley

A number of off-road motorbikes have been seized in Calverley as part of a police operation at the weekend. The seizing of the motorbikes follows...

West Leeds planning applications: 22 May 2022

Each week we publish a list of the latest planning applications related to the six council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published...

Farsley cake maker rises to ‘best cakes in Yorkshire’ award

By Bobby Tait An independent Farsley cake designer has won an 'I Do Wedding' award for ‘Best Cakes in Yorkshire’ voted for by newlywed couples,...

Farsley nursery nets ‘good’ Ofsted report – and praise for teaching

By Matthew Shaw Children’s Corner nursery in Farsley benefits from strong and occasionally outstanding teaching, a report from Ofsted inspectors has said.  The report, published this...

West Leeds volunteers: Support groups for older people welcome help

By Matthew Shaw Support groups for older people in West Leeds provide social events, help with meeting people and other similar services to people who...

Positive Ofsted report for Park Spring Primary

By Matthew Shaw Park Spring Primary School in Swinnow has received a 'good' report from Ofsted inspector. The report, released today, states that the school has...

Wander with us – West Leeds Walks puts best foot forward for health

Walking and health go hand in hand. It gets the heart pumping and gets the legs stomping. But what happens when you go on...

Wortley mum issues dog charity appeal

By Katherine Turner How could anyone just abandon this adorable puppy? Gavin, a six-week-old Dachshund puppy was found abandoned in a carrier bag. The pup was...