Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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West Leeds Dispatch April print edition postponed – but you can read (most) of it here

These are unprecedented - and difficult - times we're living through right now, writes John Baron. As you may...

Mark’s History: Hepper House and the Wortley family grave

My default answer when I am asked the question ‘where are we going?’ is 'town', writes Mark Stevenson. Generally...

Paul Taylor: The power of fame in troubled times

Fulneck School principal PAUL TAYLOR writes about the power of celebrity culture - and people working hard to get where they are...

Paul Abraham: The lockdown emergency box which helped save my life

Bramley resident and mental health first aider PAUL ABRAHAM runs www.headingonwards.com. Here, he provides tips on how to boost your wellbeing during lockdown and...

Paul Abraham: How to survive lockdown negativity

Bramley resident and mental health first aider PAUL ABRAHAM runs www.headingonwards.com. Here, he writes about surviving lockdown negativity...

Mark’s History: Meet the Bramley man who built this popular Rodley shop

Haley Appleyard was born in Bramley somewhere along Town Street back in 1851, writes Mark Stevenson. His father...

Bramley RL Legends: Goals in a season record-breakers

Continuing PAUL ABRAHAM's regular delve into the archives of Bramley's rich rugby league heritage, today he looks at goals in a season...

Bramley Rugby League legends – Peter Goodchild

In the latest of our series looking back at Bramley's rich rugby league past, PAUL ABRAHAM looks at the popular Peter Goodchild,...

Mark’s History: When Rodley’s sandwich shop was a greengrocers

I will get this out of the way first: this post is not a free advert for the best sandwich shop on...

Legends of Bramley RL: The internationals of Bramley

Just as Bramley’s long rugby history up to 1999 is not littered with trophies won and cup finals contested the club has...

Mark’s History: Photos of life in 1960s West Leeds

Do you recognise yourself or anyone in these photos or the location that they might have been taken in? writes Mark Stevenson.

Comment: A deserved round of applause – and a street that came together

Well that was emotional. And bloody brilliant, writes John Baron. Our family lives on a cul-de-sac in Farnley and...