Saturday, April 17, 2021

Armley

Armley young people put together Memory Bank mural

A small army of young people have spent the week creating a 'Memory Bank Mural' on the car park walls at Armley Leisure Centre. The...

COVID-19 testing hub opens in Armley as part of new testing programme

A major new testing programme has been launched for residents in Leeds in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19. Around one in three...

Leeds 1970s ‘motorway city’ plans led to climate issues and disconnected neighbourhoods, report claims

Words: Richard Beecham, Local Democracy Reporter Large motorway infrastructure projects built in Leeds during the 1970s have led to climate issues, disconnected neighbourhoods and a lack...

Armley Festival: 2021 date pushed back to September

Armley Festival organisers are aiming to push ahead with the popular community event this year - but have tentatively pushed the date back to...

Mears wins £72 million contract to maintain West Leeds council properties

A £72 million contract to maintain local authority properties has been awarded to existing contractor Mears Limited. Leeds City Council has decided to bring more...

New bus priority traffic cameras earmarked for A647

Council chiefs have approved a £221,850 package to concert cameras originally meant for the aborted Clean Air Zone project into Bus Priority Enforcement Cameras. A...

Mark’s History: Why Lancaster is spelt ‘Lancastre’ in this part of West Leeds

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson Have you ever noticed how they spell Lancaster the 'wrong' way in West Leeds? It is spelt as Lancastre on...

West Leeds planning applications: 11 April 2021

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Leeds Local Elections 2021: List of candidates published in West Leeds wards

The full list of candidates for the 6 May Leeds City Council elections have been published today. Leeds people will go to the polls to...

Police appeal to find Armley man

Police are appealing for information on Nathan Webb, who is wanted on recall to prison. Webb, who is 35, and from Armley, was released on...

Photo captures moment care home parents are reunited with son after year apart

This photo captures the moment a son could hold his mum and dad's hands for the first time in more than a year. Paisley Lodge...

Takeaway plans at shopping parade rejected by Leeds Council

Plans for a hot food takeaway at a parade of shops in Armley Ridge Road have been refused by Leeds City Council planners. Applicant Valjit...