Saturday, August 15, 2020

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Reopening all Leeds play areas ‘impossible’ under current Covid-19 restrictions says West Leeds councillor

A West Leeds councillor has claimed it is “simply not possible” for the authority to safely reopen all of its local play...

Armley: Woman killed after being hit by a van

A 69-year-old woman has died after being hit by a van in Armley. Police are appealing for witnesses to...

Team door-knocks Kirkstall homes to offer Covid-19 advice

A team of eight people have leafleted houses in parts of Kirkstall to advise residents on how to stay safe after a...

Tonnes of dumped rubbish removed from Farnley road

Several tonnes of illegally dumped waste had to be removed from a road in Farnley after it blocked access for emergency vehicles.

Mental health foundation sets up new base in West Leeds

THE James Burke Foundation, a charity to set up to provide education and support on mental health and suicide prevention has set...

Kirkstall Valley: People-powered farm captures imaginations over summer

Kirkstall Valley Farm has been very busy lately since lockdown measures were reduced, writes Ramona Green. Family activities were...

Council cash to carry out West Leeds youth work

Two West Leeds organisations have won council contracts to carry out vital post lockdown youth work in the area.

Council clamps down on fireworks nuisance in Pudsey and Burley parks

An injunction could stop nuisance fireworks across the city - and will target antisocial behaviour in public parks in Burley and Pudsey.

Developer told to pull down home in Burley Road planning saga

Latest plans to build a new house on the site of a historic former lodge house in Burley have been refused by...

Armley pupils become pen pals with shielding residents

West Leeds children attending school during lockdown have become pen pals with local people shielding in the community, writes Josie Armitage.

Video: Wortley sports pitch campaign’s new chair is a former Liberal Party leader

A campaign to stop housing being built on the former TV Harrison ground in Wortley has revealed its new chairman - former...

Leeds green belt housing sites have to be reviewed by government, rules judge

A high court judge has thrown Leeds City Council’s long-term housing blueprint into doubt, deciding the authority’s list of green belt housing...