Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Burley

Flood alerts issued for River Aire and Wortley Beck

A flood alert has been issued for the mid River Aire catchment area as Storm Christoph heads to the UK, bringing heavy rain with...

West Leeds Planning Applications: 17 January 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...

Burley: Police appeal to find Deborah Wood’s killer 25 years on

Police investigating a murder from a quarter of century ago are appealing for anyone with information about the crime to come forward. The body of...

Mark’s History: Flood defence work continues at Milford Place bridge

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson I suppose I should put some kind of a warning like ‘don't try this at home’ as they do on...

West Leeds planning applications: 10 January 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...

What could 600 new flats mean for traffic on Kirkstall Road?

Words: David Spereall A plan to build more than 600 new flats on the site of a former food factory could create more congestion on...

A year on Kirkstall Valley’s community led farm – and how you can get involved

Volunteer Keith Hodgson writes about his experience at community run Kirkstall Valley Farm, which is part of a growing network of community supported agricultural...

Cutswatch: What is set to be cut by Leeds City Council in 2021’s budget

Words: Richard Beecham Additional reporting: John Baron £118m is set to be cut from Leeds City Council’s budget next year. This will affect hundreds of job roles...

West Leeds: Our 10 most-read articles of 2020

Words: John Baron For most people 2020 will be a year to forget. It wasn’t easy to live through — but it’s certainly easy to...

Burley: Former dance school will become wargames club HQ

A dance centre in Burley will become a hub for table top war games and board games after Leeds City Council approved the plans. Leeds...

West Leeds planning applications: 27 December 2020

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...

Decision expected on housing plans for former Arla foods site

Councillors will discuss proposals for a major residential development on the former Arla foods site off Kirkstall Road in Burley next month. Developers Marshalls Commercial...