Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Can anyone unravel the mystery of this vandalised wreck near Kirkstall Bridge?

Does anyone know what's happened to this vandalised boat on the Leeds Liverpool Canal?

How these amazing illustrations of Kirkstall were created

Local photographer and artist, Mindy Goose, writes for West Leeds Dispatch about her illustrations of Kirkstall.

Mark’s History: There and back again – a walk between Rodley and Apperley Bridge

You could call this walk ‘There and back again’ as its route takes you from Rodley to Apperley Bridge and back again...

West Leeds: A Day in the Life of a Member of Parliament

Rachel Reeves has been the Member of Parliament for Leeds West for ten years. In the latest 'day in the life' series...

95% of independent news providers have received no Government support since lockdown

It has been six weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures and still there has been no package of support...

Mark’s History: Harold Parks died just three days before VE Day

Here’s the latest in a series by Mark Stevenson looking at some of the real-life incidents behind the names on West Leeds war memorials, as we...

Letter: Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves marks 10th anniversary of election

I was honoured to be elected as the Member of Parliament for Leeds West ten years ago today.  These...

Mark’s History: Rodley’s Walter Johnson and the greatest British naval disaster of WW2

Here’s the latest in a series by Mark Stevenson looking at some of the real-life incidents behind the names on West Leeds war memorials, as we...

Mark’s History: The three tragic brothers named on Calverley War Memorial

Here’s the sixth of an eight-part series by Mark Stevenson looking at some of the real-life incidents behind the names on West Leeds war memorials, as...

Your West Leeds Dispatch is five years old today!

Time flies when you're having fun! It certainly doesn't seem five years since the first post went live on the West Leeds...

Mark’s History: Why Bramley’s Harry Lapish lost his life in Malta

Here’s the fifth of a seven-part series by Mark Stevenson looking at some of the real-life incidents behind the names on West Leeds war memorials, as...

Mark’s History: Ralph Barrow and the tragedy of the HMS Stanley

Here's the fourth of a seven-part series by Mark Stevenson looking at some of the real-life incidents behind the names on West Leeds war memorials, as...