Friday, August 14, 2020

Armley Mills

Mark’s History: A walk that shows best of Armley Mills and its weir

When I am out and about looking at old buildings I always start with the back first, writes Mark Stevenson.

Mark’s History: Benjamin Gott, pollution and Armley Mills

Calverley today is a suburb of Leeds, just on the border with Bradford - but back in 1762 it would have been...

Plans to repair and preserve historic Armley Mills submitted

A raft of plans to carry conservation repairs to a number of Grade II* and Grade II listed buildings at the historic...

Leeds To Innovation exhibition inspires at Armley Mills

Words: Iola Shaw Images: Mindy Goose Leeds, the city of 1,000 trades, risks exceeding...

Hallowe’en events in West Leeds

There are some spooky Hallowe'en goings on in West Leeds - from fun Bramley Baths and Kirkstall Abbey to Om Yoga in...

Mark’s History: A coat of arms, Armley Mills and links to an old courthouse …

These Coat of Arms can be found tucked away around the back at Armley Mills, writes Mark Stevenson.

Kirkstall flood campaigners’ delight at World Cleanup Day

A group of community campaigners who help maintain parts of the River Aire have taken part in a World Cleanup Day event...

West Leeds is blooming great in floral contest

The Yorkshire in Bloom results are in and it’s been another strong showing for West Leeds this year as Calverley won silver...

Armley Mills’ crane collection reaches new heights thanks to Pudsey business

For more than a century it was a tried and tested piece of West Leeds engineering that helped keep the proud story...

Flood defences approved: What today’s planning decision means for West Leeds

Flood defences along the Kirkstall Valley were given the go-ahead by Leeds councillors today. Here's our guide to what the decision means for businesses and...

Kirkstall Valley flood defences approved

Planning permission for vitally important flood defence measures along the Kirkstall Valley  were today given the go-ahead at a planning committee meeting in Leeds. As...

Kirkstall: Flood defence plans set for green light

Major plans to protect the Kirkstall valley from flooding will be decided by councillors next week. Members of Leeds City Council's city plans panel will...