Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Cllr Amanda Carter

Farsley: Respite home closure plan questioned by councillors

Words: John Baron Proposals by cash-strapped Leeds City Council to close a respite home in Farsley have today been met with concern by local councillors. The...

Computer donations to struggling pupils expanded to more West Leeds schools

An appeal for old laptops and desktop computers in Pudsey to help students learning from home during lockdown is being expanded into other parts...

West Leeds councillors attack ‘totally potty’ bowling green closure plans

Words: Richard Beecham Plans to close half of the bowling greens in the city have been described as “disappointing”, “nonsensical” and “potty” by west...

Leeds Council aims to reduce number of bowling greens by half

Leeds City Council is consulting on closing half of the city’s council-maintained bowling greens, according to a paper on the authority’s own website, writes...

Councillors welcome extension of Farsley booze crackdown

Two Farsley councillors have welcomed the news that powers to tackle alcohol-related anti-social behaviour in Farsley are set to be extended from November. As revealed...

Councillor concerned over ‘fewer books’ at revamped Farsley Library

Calverley and Farsley ward member, Councillor Amanda Carter, has raised concerns that the newly refurbished Farsley Library has reduced its book selection. The library closed...

Work to start on Bradford Road mobile speed camera lay-by

Leeds City Council will start work next week on a mobile speed camera layby on a Pudsey road notorious for speeding traffic. Work on the...

‘Light at end of the tunnel’ in bid for Bradford Road speed cameras?

Installation of permanent speed cameras on 'race track' A647 Bradford Road in Pudsey have moved a step closer to reality. Leeds City Council has...

Calls for stronger action on Calverley quad bikes

Calls are growing for tougher action from the police and land owners to tackle quad bikers accessing and damaging Calverley Woods. In recent weeks there...

Farsley Library to close for three months for refurbishment work

Farsley residents will soon be able to view and comment on plans to revamp Farsley Library into a community hub. The hub will offer the...

Will A647 bus measures create rat running and congestion?

Two Calverley and Farsley councillors have expressed concerns over the progression of the A647 Bus Corridor proposals. As reported earlier this month, senior council transport...

New signs could deter parking outside West Leeds schools

A grant of more than £3,000 will help a project to reduce the number of cars parking outside schools in parts of West Leeds. The...