Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Cllr Richard Lewis

West Leeds: Two former councillors to receive top honour

Two former councillors are to be made honorary alderpeople at a meeting due to take place next week, writes Keely Bannister. 

Leeds voters ‘haven’t warmed’ to Corbyn, claims former Pudsey councillor

In the second of a two-part interview, former Pudsey councillor Richard Lewis says Leeds Labour hasn't fallen into the hands of 'extremists' and pointed...

Interview: Former Pudsey councillor Richard Lewis on trolleybus, mass transit and standing again

Former Pudsey councillor - and Leeds' transport chief - Richard Lewis lost his seat at last week's Leeds local elections after serving the town...

Leeds elections 2019: West Leeds overview, reaction and analysis

It was a night of drama befitting the cavernous setting of Leeds's First Direct Arena. Labour’s Richard Lewis lost the Pudsey seat he'd held for...

Pudsey Ward: Leeds local election result 2019

Labour's Richard Lewis has lost the marginal seat of Pudsey, with Trish Smith taking the seat for the Conservatives. In 2018 Lewis kept the seat...

New traders encouraged to breathe new life into Pudsey Market

New traders are being encouraged to take up stalls in a bid to breathe fresh life into Pudsey Market. Leeds City Council's market services team...

Swinnow Morrisons recycling point saved from removal

A popular recycling point at Swinnow Morrisons supermarket has been saved from removal. The recycling site, located at the Swinnow Road store in Bramley, was...

Long read: Leeds highway chief on Stanningley Road one plus lane, mass transit systems and hitting back at critics

£10 million plans to transform the A647 Leeds to Bradford corridor and give buses priority have split opinion since they were given the green...

Pudsey councillor hails decision to move ‘ugly’ storage container

A Pudsey councillor has welcomed the decision by planners against the siting of an industrial container on one of the main roads into Pudsey....

Council to approve A647 bus priority measures

Senior councillors in Leeds will next week give the green light to transforming bus priority measures along the A647 corridor between Leeds and Bradford. A...

‘Significant investment’ starts at Pudsey flats

Work started today on a much-needed facelift to flats in Rutland Court in Pudsey. As well as work on the Richardshaw Lane flats, work is...

New affordable houses welcomed in Swinnow

Eight new affordable homes have just been completed for local housing association Connect Housing on Harley Green, Swinnow. The properties have two bedrooms and...