Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Armley young people put together Memory Bank mural

A small army of young people have spent the week creating a 'Memory Bank Mural' on the car park walls at Armley Leisure Centre. The...

COVID-19 testing hub opens in Armley as part of new testing programme

A major new testing programme has been launched for residents in Leeds in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19. Around one in three...

Charity offers post-lockdown grants to local community groups

A charity which owns Gotts Park in Armley is offering community organisations the chance to apply for a grant of up to £500 towards...

Kirkstall: Residents fight to save footpath at former Salvation Army site

Residents in Kirkstall and Burley are objecting to the loss of a popular footpath. Plans for 12 flats on the former Salvation Army Church Hall...

Leeds 1970s ‘motorway city’ plans led to climate issues and disconnected neighbourhoods, report claims

Words: Richard Beecham, Local Democracy Reporter Large motorway infrastructure projects built in Leeds during the 1970s have led to climate issues, disconnected neighbourhoods and a lack...

Mears wins £72 million contract to maintain West Leeds council properties

A £72 million contract to maintain local authority properties has been awarded to existing contractor Mears Limited. Leeds City Council has decided to bring more...

Farnley Reservoir campaigner issues anti-vandalism plea

A water safety campaigner has issued a stark warning in light of 'mindless' vandalism at Farnley Balancing Reservoir. Daniel Riley has been leading calls for...

Calverley community rallies to support cricket club fundraiser

The Calverley community has rallied to help an appeal to refurbish a clubhouse raise just short of £13,000 of its £15,000 target. As first reported...

New bus priority traffic cameras earmarked for A647

Council chiefs have approved a £221,850 package to concert cameras originally meant for the aborted Clean Air Zone project into Bus Priority Enforcement Cameras. A...

Kirkstall: Ongoing support to help homeless agreed by council

A £220,000 package to continue using a Kirkstall building to support homeless people has been agreed by council chiefs. The building in Kirkstall has been...

Colouring books for marginalised communities launched by West Leeds creatives

A not-for-profit creative studio in West Leeds has developed a series of colouring books to be distributed to local community organisations in Leeds and...

Man dies after being hit by train in Kirkstall

British Transport Police have confirmed the death of a man on railway lines in Kirkstall yesterday. The incident happened yesterday afternoon (Monday). In a statement, a...