Saturday, August 15, 2020

Bramley War Memorial

VE Day: 75th anniversary tributes paid at Bramley War Memorial

Photos: Philip McConnell & Simon Cullingworth A socially distanced ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day...

Mark’s History: Why Bramley’s Harry Lapish lost his life in Malta

Here’s the fifth of a seven-part series by Mark Stevenson looking at some of the real-life incidents behind the names on West Leeds war memorials, as...

West Leeds: How to play your part in VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations

Residents across Leeds are being urged to play their part in the 75th anniversary celebrations of VE Day from home.

Bramley War Memorial: VE Day event cancelled

The Friends of Bramley War Memorial have cancelled a planned VE Day anniversary event on 8th May, due to the Coronavirus pandemic....

Remembrance Day tributes at Bramley War Memorial

Veterans, politicians and members of the public have commemorated those who lost their lives in conflict as the UK marks Remembrance Sunday.

Lest we forget: Remembrance Day Services 2019 in West Leeds

West Leeds will remember its war dead at services across the area this weekend. Here's our guide as...

Can you help at latest Bramley war graves clean-up?

A group of volunteers will hold their fortnightly clean-up of war grave in the churchyard at Bramley Baptist Church - and are encouraging more...

Simon’s Snaps: Beautiful Bramley War Memorial

Beautiful Bramley War Memorial is captured by West Leeds photographer Simon Cullingworth in his latest Simon's Snaps column. The memorial was unveiled on Monday, 4th...

Pictured: What are these soldier lights in Bramley and Pudsey?

If you've passed Pudsey Cenotaph or Bramley War Memorial recently, you may have been wondering why there's a striking figure of a soldier lit...

Friends of a War Memorial for Bramley hold AGM

Residents in Bramley, Rodley and Stanningley are invited to a meeting where progress on a new peace garden at Bramley War Memorial will be...

Mark’s History: Dambuster remembered at Bramley War Memorial

Robinson Horsfall and Emma Horsfall were married in Bradford in 1918. By 1920 they were living in Bramley where their sons David - and...

Mark’s History: A Baroness, an overgrown Farsley graveyard and Bramley War Memorial

I had read somewhere that there was a Baroness buried in the old cemetery on Coal Hill Lane, so as I had a bit...