Saturday, April 17, 2021

Burley

Kirkstall: Residents fight to save footpath at former Salvation Army site

Residents in Kirkstall and Burley are objecting to the loss of a popular footpath. Plans for 12 flats on the former Salvation Army Church Hall...

Colouring books for marginalised communities launched by West Leeds creatives

A not-for-profit creative studio in West Leeds has developed a series of colouring books to be distributed to local community organisations in Leeds and...

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...

Kirkstall councillors object to Headingley Stadium alcohol licence application

Kirkstall's three councillors have voiced their opposition to an application to sell alcohol at more events at the Emerald Headingley Stadium. Leeds Cricket Football And...

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...

Green light for next phase of £36.2m flood defences

Council chiefs have signed off the next £36.2 million phase of flood defence works along the banks of the River Aire in West Leeds. A...

West Leeds organisations boosted by Culture Recovery Fund

Six West Leeds culture organisations have received lifeline financial support to get them through the next stage of the Coronavirus pandemic. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden...

West Leeds planning applications: 27 March 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...

“Amazing response” to inner West Leeds school uniform exchange

Words: JILL STOCKS Organisers of the Inner West School Uniform Exchange say they have received an “amazing response”. Set up in August last year, the exchange...

Extended opening hours at Leeds household waste sites – including Kirkstall Road and Pudsey

Opening hours at all Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are set to be extended from next week and the number of slots available to...

Burley: Ghetto Golf plans withdrawn by applicant

Plans for an adults-only indoor crazy golf centre in Burley have been withdrawn by the applicants. Ghetto Golf has outlets in Liverpool, Newcastle and Birmingham...

Mark’s History: The 19th century cellar dwellers of Leeds

Words and map: Mark Stevenson Mary Schofield from Rawdon was living on Spark Street in 1851, near Leeds city centre (the street is now gone...