Friday, August 7, 2020

Burley

Burley Banksy to stop painting street art near his home

Popular street artist Andy McVeigh - aka Burley Banksy - has said he will no longer paint in the area around his...

Burley street set to become pedestrian and cycle friendly zone

A new low-traffic neighbourhood in Burley will be created part of a £2.5 million package to create more space for cycling and...

Find out more about Kirkstall Valley Farm at these open events

Ever fancied getting your hands dirty by helping out at West Leeds's newest community-led farm? Well now's your chance!

Kirkstall Road: Police operation cracks down on speeding drivers

Nine speeding tickets have been issued by police in a bid to crack down on dangerous driving along the busy A65 Kirkstall...

Mark’s History: From tanneries to tobacco and floods – the rich past (and future) of Thyssen Krupp site

I read a while ago in the WLD that this place is going to be hundreds of flats and the first thing I...

Open Source Arts continues artists’ grant schemeduring Covid-19 crisis

Kirkstall Road creative hub Open Source Arts is continuing the online Art SOUP grant scheme to help artists and organisations out of...

West Leeds: Changes to bus services that could transform journeys for thousands

West Leeds bus users are being encouraged to comment on proposals to improve the information passengers use to plan journeys and use...

How Kirkstall Road ‘orca wands’ scheme follows in footsteps of New York and Barcelona

The introduction of 'orca wands' to create a temporary pilot cycle lane down part of Kirkstall Road will help reduce the number...

Mark’s History: Kirkstall Viaduct (the best looking in Leeds?)

As mills go, Temple Mill in Holbeck has to be one of the best looking in Leeds, writes Mark Stevenson.

Government pledges extra £22 million for Kirkstall flood defences – updated

More than £22 million in extra government funding has been allocated to flood defences through the Kirkstall Valley and beyond to help...

West Leeds planning applications: 12 July 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were...

River Aire footbridge closes for flood prevention work

A popular footbridge over the River Aire has been temporarily closed until August 2021 to allow vital flood defence work to be...