Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Cllr Jools Heselwood

How you can ‘shop local’ – and support independent traders in West Leeds this Christmas

Christmas 2020 will be a very different festive season for us all and with many of us turning to online retailers in search of...

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...

Uniform exchange distributes hundreds of items in West Leeds

Families in inner West Leeds are being encouraged to make use of a new uniform exchange set up by local councillors Jools Heselwood and...

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...

Bramley’s generosity shines through in foodbank collections

Bramley folk have risen to the challenge during the Covid-19 outbreak with a food bank collection. Local residents were asked to donate whatever they could...

Bramley councillor leaves deputy-exec role following apology over Boris Johnson ‘publicity stunt’ comments

Leeds City Council has confirmed Bramley and Stanningley councillor Julie Heselwood is no longer a deputy member of the decision-making executive board, writes democracy...

Bramley councillor apologises over Boris Johnson ‘publicity stunt’ claim

Labour councillor Jools Heselwood has apologised for claiming on Facebook that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is only in hospital as "a publicity stunt". The Bramley...

How volunteer shoppers are a lifeline to Bramley’s elderly

Older people who are self isolating in Bramley are being handed a lifeline by volunteers who go out and do their shopping for them....

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...

Bramley youngsters ‘love their planet’ by planting hundreds of trees

Pupils at a West Leeds primary school have spent a day proving they love their planet by planting 850 new trees. Greenhill Primary School in...

Bramley Menopause Café – “It’s good to have a space where you are taken seriously”

Bramley Councillor Jools Heselwood put setting up a menopause café in her manifesto and the speed this got established in 2019 shows it was...

Bramley councillor hails teachers’ support for children in poverty

A Bramley & Stanningley councillor has called Leeds teachers the ‘fourth emergency service’ for children who are living in poverty, writes Richard Beecham. The comments...