Monday, March 1, 2021

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Newlay Weir: Work starts to stabilise damaged riverbank

Work has begun today to stabilise a riverbank damaged after the collapse of the weir at Newlay. The Grade II listed weir, which dates back...

Police praised for ‘manning barricades’ during Wortley Ring Road flood

Police have been praised for their actions when Wortley Beck burst its banks and flooded the Outer Ring Road during recent storms. Councillor David Blackburn...

Councillors demand answers as calls increase for urgent speed cameras on ‘racetrack’ road

Councillors have renewed calls for permanent speed cameras along the A647 Bradford Road in Pudsey amid growing concerns over 'boy racers' using the road...

Estate agent opens larger office in Pudsey town centre

Residential sales and lettings specialists Linley & Simpson is relocating to a larger, more prominent location in Pudsey. And the move from Robin Lane to...

Hainsworth Park fundraiser hits major milestone – as Hainsworth family member backs appeal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8vpxDi8XWM&fbclid=IwAR1H0O1K56YSxzpKj-OU0hoKGExKq8h1Pwsfh00xr3N-A9SyEFhQdcWW2Lg It's been 100 years since Hainsworth Park was donated by mill owners to the Farsley community. The great grandson of the great AW Hainsworth has...

Armley charity launches crowdfunder to help homeless

An Armley-based charity has launched a crowdfunder with the Aviva Community Fund to raise desperately needed donations to help the homeless in Leeds. Vulnerable Citizen...

Mohammad Taj still steers from the front after encouraging everyone to take the vaccine jab

Words: Damon Cooper A well-known retired bus driver recently attended the local doctor's surgery in Pudsey with his wife for their Covid-19 vaccination - and...

Farnley Reservoir could not stop flooding in Wortley, says Yorkshire Water

Farnley Reservoir could not have prevented the flooding on the Ring Road in Wortley last week, Yorkshire Water has insisted. The storm reservoir was built...

Bramley: Former toilets to be demolished – land to be sold for retail

The former public toilets at Bramley Shopping Centre will be demolished and the site put up for sale on the open market, if recently...

Housing plans submitted for Farnley eyesore

Words: John Baron, Photos: Mark Stevenson A derelict piece of land in Farnley could be transformed into six houses, if a planning application receives the...

Kirkstall Leisure Centre: Travellers face court action

A court date has been set to evict travellers who have set up an encampment in the car park at Kirkstall Leisure Centre. Leeds City...

Climate scientist calls for legal challenge to Leeds Bradford Airport decision

Words: Richard Beecham, local democracy reporter A Leeds climate scientist has added to growing calls for a legal challenge against the £150m expansion of Leeds...