Sunday, January 24, 2021

Cllr Caroline Gruen

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...

In pictures: Bramley remembers the fallen in service with a difference

Hanging limply against the flagstaff in the thick fog, the Union Flag was raised to mark Remembrance Sunday at Bramley War Memorial. The annual Remembrance...

Work starts on Stanningley Park improvements

Work has started on a raft of improvements to Stanningley Park - which include a new pathway for walking, jogging and cycling. As part of...

In photos: Bramley commemorates VJ Day with emotional ceremony

Saturday, 15th August marked the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War. The Friends...

Community led Bramley Baths to re-open ahead of schedule

Community-led Bramley Baths will become one of the first swimming pools in Leeds re-open - four months after closing its doors due to the...

Meet the volunteers brightening Bramley one box at a time

If you take your daily walk in Bramley you may have noticed some new artwork that is brightening up the area. Dawn Fletcher, from Bramley...

A Day in the Life: Of a West Leeds councillor

How can you carry out your council work when you are in lockdown? Caroline Gruen, Labour councillor for Bramley and Stanningley, answers this question...

Kirkstall Forge: Offices and multi-storey car park approved by council

Detailed plans for two eight-storey office blocks and a multi-storey car park at the £400 million Kirkstall Forge site have been approved by Leeds...

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 was held at Bramley War Memorial today. There...

Traffic calming bid to slow speeding drivers on Bramley estate

Speed bumps could help slow speeding drivers who are making the roads of Bramley’s Fairfields estate more like a race track. Bramley's councillors are consulting...

Hundreds pay respects at new Rodley War Memorial unveiling

Hundreds of local people attended the service which was conducted by Reverend Canon Paul Tudge (St. John's, Farsley) on a very cold and wintry...

Farsley housing plans approved, hitting ‘dangerous’ cricket ball concerns for six

A drinking establishment and a funeral directors will make way for five new houses in Farsley - despite concerns about people being hit by...