• 21 March 2019

    Re-development of historic Rising Sun pub hangs in balance

    The proposed re-development of a landmark Kirkstall Road pub which has suffered from floods, fire and vandalism is hanging in the balance. Developer Mick Ackroyd wants to transform the upper floors of the Grade II Listed Rising Sun pub in Burley into apartments and restore and refurbish the ground floor as a coffee bar and ... Read more

  • 21 March 2019

    Armley mums and children urge dog owners to ‘scoop the poop’ with campaign

    A group of Armley mums and their children are fighting back against dog fouling via a Facebook group and a host of activities in the real world. Lou Cunningham reports … Members of Facebook group Armley Good Stuff were pleased to see that Armley was at the top of the list for reports of dog ... Read more

  • 19 March 2019

    Air quality and Kirkstall Bridge traffic congestion to be discussed

    Problems with traffic congestion around the Kirkstall Bridge area will be discussed at a meeting this week. Leeds City Council’s Inner West Community Committee will host a themed workshop from 6pm tomorrow (Wednesday, March 20) with presentations on the following: · Air Quality · Kirkstall Bridge Traffic Congestion The workshop will be followed by the ... Read more

  • 18 March 2019

    MP calls for Government action after fresh Kirkstall and Burley flood fears

    Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove to demand action after heavy rains triggered fresh flood fears down the Kirkstall Valley over the weekend. As reported by the Dispatch, serious flood warnings were issued at Kirkstall Forge while a flood alert for the whole of the Middle River Aire catchment ... Read more

  • 17 March 2019

    Farnley: Help young Chloe raise Candlelighters cash by sponsoring abseil

    An inspirational girl from the 8th South-West Leeds Scouting Group in Farnley has set her sites high for her latest fundraising efforts. As reported a couple of weeks ago, 13-year-old Chloe Thompson will be awarded the Scouting Medal for Meritorious Conduct for acted as a stem cell donor and fundraiser for her little sister, Summer ... Read more