Saturday, August 15, 2020

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West Leeds: Gymnastics club nets Covid funding boost

Bramley-based Leeds Esprit Gymnastics Club has been awarded £5,850 of National Lottery funding to help the clubduring the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

Burley Banksy to stop painting street art near his home

Popular street artist Andy McVeigh - aka Burley Banksy - has said he will no longer paint in the area around his...

Burley street set to become pedestrian and cycle friendly zone

A new low-traffic neighbourhood in Burley will be created part of a £2.5 million package to create more space for cycling and...

Kirkstall Road: Police operation cracks down on speeding drivers

Nine speeding tickets have been issued by police in a bid to crack down on dangerous driving along the busy A65 Kirkstall...

Stanningley: New supported living complex refused planning permission

Plans for a supported living complex on the site former funeral directors’ building in Stanningley have been refused by Leeds City Council.

Award for Farnley duo cooking up a treat for older people

Farnley residents Rebecca Durrant and Craig Parker have been crowned this week’s West Leeds Local Heroes, writes Jo Fiddes.  

West Leeds planning applications: 2 August 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were...

Water rescue teams called to Kirkstall Abbey to help woman

Water rescue teams were called to Kirkstall Abbey after a woman fell into the River Aire today. Members of...

Warning to stay away from canal and rivers following West Leeds teacher tragedy

Avoid open water swimming in canals, rivers and reservoirs in West Leeds - that's the plea from the the Canal & River...

Could West Leeds brownfield sites be developed? List being drawn up…

A LIST of local brownfield sites that could be transformed thanks to a £67 million Government grant is being drawn up, writes...

Armley Road: NHS staff can experience escape room for free

An escape room attraction in Armley Road is offering NHS workers free games to mark its reopening. Escape Reality...

Police appeal to find missing Swinnow teenager

Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing a missing teenager from Pudsey.  Summer Stubbley, aged 15, was...