Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Here’s where you can drop off foodbank donations in Calverley

Villagers in Calverley are being encouraged to donate food items to those in need during Coronavirus lockdown. Community project Creative Calverley is working alongside Pudsey...

Last chance to nominate Calverley’s ‘king’ and ‘queen’ with 2021 community awards

Nominations are still being received for an annual awards scheme highlighting community heroes and heroines in Calverley. Often there are people in a community who...

Leeds Council and NHS hopes to vaccinate ALL care home residents by next week

Words: Richard Beecham All of Leeds’ care home residents could be vaccinated by the end of this weekend, according to a statement from Leeds City...

Man collapses and dies outside Halfords in Kirkstall

Police have said there are no suspicious circumstances after a man collapsed and died outside the Halfords store in Kirkstall today. Emergency services were called...

Two job opportunities for 16-24 year olds in Pudsey

Words: Josie Armitage Pudsey-based business support organisation The Northern Affinity has two jobs available.  They are looking for a social media and an events assistant....

Flood alerts issued for River Aire and Wortley Beck

A flood alert has been issued for the mid River Aire catchment area as Storm Christoph heads to the UK, bringing heavy rain with...

Farsley: Respite home closure plan questioned by councillors

Words: John Baron Proposals by cash-strapped Leeds City Council to close a respite home in Farsley have today been met with concern by local councillors. The...

Online session to discuss Armley tree felling

Network Rail is hosting an online information session for lineside neighbours to find out more about work taking place in the railway cutting in...

Pudsey: Council approves final layout of £554,000 walking and cycling improvements

A £554,400 scheme to make walking and cycling links between Pudsey Town Centre and New Pudsey Station more accessible and desirable have been rubberstamped...

Refuse crews rally to catch up on missed bin collections

Refuse crews are rallying to catch up on bins missed due to heavy snow in West Leeds - but it could be another few...

West Leeds: Urgent appeal for food donations during lockdown

Do you have any food or hygiene products you can spare? A Leeds-based organisation needs your help. Pay it Forward Leeds is run by five...

Mark’s History: Pudsey bakery’s ‘ghost sign’

Words: Mark Stevenson Photos: Mark Stevenson and Roger Templeman In 1911 a John Waite lived with his family at 25 Lowtown, Pudsey. John’s occupation was that...