Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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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...

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...

West Leeds Cutswatch: Have your say on reduced community hub opening hours

A consultation to reduce the opening hours of Leeds City Council-run libraries and community hubs has been launched today. The council is facing a £118...

Armley: Social club housing plans withdrawn

A developer has withdrawn plans to demolish West Leeds Sports and Social Club in Armley. Developers West Leeds Working Mens Club wanted to replace the club building...

What could 600 new flats mean for traffic on Kirkstall Road?

Words: David Spereall A plan to build more than 600 new flats on the site of a former food factory could create more congestion on...

Opposition mounts to ‘Wortley’s Wembley’ housing proposals

Plans to take a sports pitch where Leeds United stars of the past learned their trade and turn it into social housing have received...

Principal calls for school staff to be vaccinated – Armley headteacher speaks of ‘confusion’

A West Leeds principal has written to Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew calling for all school staff to be vaccinated in a bid to keep...

Cutswatch: What is set to be cut by Leeds City Council in 2021’s budget

Words: Richard Beecham Additional reporting: John Baron £118m is set to be cut from Leeds City Council’s budget next year. This will affect hundreds of job roles...

Pudsey: New website will help people support local traders online

A new community initiative to bring the best of Pudsey food and grocery together and have it delivered directly to customers' doorsteps will launch...

Decision expected on housing plans for former Arla foods site

Councillors will discuss proposals for a major residential development on the former Arla foods site off Kirkstall Road in Burley next month. Developers Marshalls Commercial...

Councillors to debate planned closure of Farsley care home – as Pudsey Park responses top 2,000

Councillors on the Outer West Community Committee will debate the proposed closure of Richmond House Care Home in Farsley next month. Leeds council faces a...

Wortley: Housing plans submitted for TV Harrison sports ground

Words John Baron Plans to take a sports pitch where Leeds United stars of the past learned their trade and turn it into social housing...