Saturday, September 19, 2020

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A Day in the Life: Of a West Leeds councillor

How can you carry out your council work when you are in lockdown? Caroline Gruen, Labour councillor for Bramley and Stanningley, answers...

Mark’s History: The day a Pudsey woman lost her slaves – updated

In 1841 Albertina Sophia Candida Frederica Bird (born 1781) was living on Chapel Row in Fulneck with her two daughters Juliana (born...

Bramley Rugby League Legends: Shaun Kilner

Continuing Bramley Rugby League Club buff PAUL ABRAHAMS' look back at the rich history of the Villagers. Here, he looks at the...

Paul Abraham: How to relax physically and emotionally

By Paul Abraham of www.headingonwards.com Stress tenses our bodies, which can lead to a variety of painful physical...

Anne’s Patch: The waiting game

The digging’s been done, and by gum there’s been a lot of digging, rotavating, forking and more...

Paul Abraham: Six things to do when you’re pressuring yourself

By Paul Abraham of www.headingonwards.com Is your best never good enough?  The demanding standards of perfection we set...

Letter: ‘Better to know your history than hide away the parts you dislike’

West Leeds history buff Mark Stevenson argues it's better to 'tell the truth and don't butter it up' when it comes to...

West Leeds Dispatch awarded grant to produce pilot print edition

West Leeds Dispatch is set to produce a pilot printed newspaper - just months after the Coronavirus pandemic led us to scrap...

Open letter from Leeds academics – why we’re against Leeds Bradford Airport expansion

90 academics have signed an open letter calling on Leeds City Council to block the plans for a new terminal at Leeds...

Comment: It’s time to get the Rising Sun’s future sorted out – before it’s too late

It's a landmark Kirkstall Road pub which has suffered from floods, fire and vandalism in the past, writes John Baron.

Review: The Pudsey Pasty from Bentley’s Butchers

I always knew Bentley's Butchers of Pudsey had an enviable reputation for its pork pies, but I'd never heard of a 'Pudsey...

Mark’s History: A walk that shows best of Armley Mills and its weir

When I am out and about looking at old buildings I always start with the back first, writes Mark Stevenson.