Sunday, February 28, 2021

News

Calverley housing plans withdrawn following concerns

Plans for a development of four large detached homes in Calverley have been withdrawn by he applicant. Frankil Ltd had wanted to build the houses,...

Police raid flats in Farnley as part of investigation into stolen ammunition

Six men from Leeds and Kirklees have been arrested as part of a large-scale operation to recover 330,000 rounds of ammunition stolen from the...

New Wortley: Bench will commemorate community coming together during Covid

Words: Andrea Edwards, CEO New Wortley Community Centre A women’s group based at New Wortley Community Centre has secured funding from Leeds Civic Trust's “Take...

What Leeds City Council is cutting from its budget in the coming year

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter Leeds City Council’s agreed budget for the coming year will affect hundreds of job roles in the authority, with...

Leeds brown bin collections slightly delayed due to impact of pandemic

The resumption of the brown bin collections in Leeds has been delayed due to the impact of Covid, Leeds City Council has said. Brown bin...

West Leeds planning applications: 28 February 2021

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

£177m Leeds development gets green light from planning chiefs

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter Plans for nearly 800 flats to be built on an “eyesore” former industrial site to the south-west of Leeds...

Wortley’s Wembley: Housing plans D-Day – will plans get green light despite objections?

Plans to build houses on a Wortley sports pitch where past Leeds United stars learned their trade could be approved in principle from planners...

Swinnow Community Centre appeals for helpers

A plea for helpers to support Swinnow Community Centre has been issued. The centre, off Swinnow Lane, is appealing for trustees and committee members...

Lottery joy for Pudsey Parkinson’s dancers who now meet online

Leeds-based charitable dance company Ascendance is celebrating today after being awarded almost £50,000 in Lottery funding to support their ‘Dance with Parkinson’s’ on-line Zoom...

Paul Abraham: Don’t give up – and think of Colonel Sanders!

By Paul Abraham of www.headingonwards.com When your dream or ambition is struggling to materialise it can be very tempting to give up. Imagine if these...

New venue to open in Farsley

Words: Anne Akers Following the success of The Constitutional in Farsley's Town Street, the Trouble at Mill team has announced the post-lockdown opening of a...