Listen to the third episode of our The Wild West podcast, featuring comment and opinion from West Leeds.
This week we talk about the introduction of 20mph zones across West Leeds – and Rodley in particular – as well as tower block tenants gaining free internet in Armley and Kirkstall:
West Leeds headlines
Here are some of the big stories from West Leeds over the past seven days:
- Police are appealing for information after a motorbike rider was killed in a collision off Tong Road on Tuesday evening.
- Bramley and Stanningley councillors have welcomed new proposals to extend the 20 miles per hour zones in Rodley in a bid to tackle speeding drivers.
- Shop Local plea issued: Pudsey residents are being urged to support their local market, following the success of a recent farmers and craft market.
- One of the leading lights behind the renaissance of New Wortley Community Centre, Bill Graham, is leaving to take up a new challenge.
- Armley residents are being urged to attend a meeting to discuss ambitious plans for community-led housing off Mistress Lane.
- A number of action days to restore Pudsey Cemetery and chapel to its former glory have been announced.
- Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision between a car and a motorbike on the A6210 ring road near Calverley Lane. The motorbike rider was seriously injured.
- A new programme supporting employment and skills is launching in West Leeds – and local organisations are invited to attend its launch event.
- Housing plans have been withdrawn by developers at the site of an historic building in Wortley.
And finally …
West Leeds Community Media, the organisation which runs the West Leeds Dispatch, held its first AGM this week. Here’s what we learned.