Saturday, April 17, 2021

community reporters

14 views of West Leeds and beyond from Bramley Park

Rodley photographer Mark Stevenson took advantage of the sunny spring weather and strolled up to Bramley Park, where he captured some stunning views...

Charity offers post-lockdown grants to local community groups

A charity which owns Gotts Park in Armley is offering community organisations the chance to apply for a grant of up to £500 towards...

Paul Abraham: What is guided imagery?

By Paul Abraham, of www.headingonwards.com Guided imagery is a stress management technique where you use your imagination to picture a person, place, or time that...

Saving Calverley Old Hall – open meeting

Words: Anne Akers The Landmark Trust, which owns the Grade 1 listed Calverley Old Hall, is hosting a virtual meeting on Thursday to discuss renovation...

Mark’s History: Why Lancaster is spelt ‘Lancastre’ in this part of West Leeds

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson Have you ever noticed how they spell Lancaster the 'wrong' way in West Leeds? It is spelt as Lancastre on...

Management team extend stay at Farsley Celtic

Words: Thomas Ritchie. Additional Reporting: John Baron Farsley Celtic manager Adam Lakeland and assistant manager Mark Bett have both signed two-year contract extensions to remain...

Bramley Elderly Action crowned as the Leeds winner of Virgin Media’s ‘Local Legend’ campaign

Words: Josie Armitage Bramley Elderly Action and volunteers have been recognised for their significant contribution and vital support and activities for local older people throughout...

Bramley Wombles (and others) tackle eyesore with socially distanced litter pick

Words and photos: Simon Cullingworth Volunteers have come together can carried out a litter pick on the embankment near Stanningley Bypass - an area...

Tiny Tea Room re-opens for takeaway for first time in over a year

Words: Sarah Cullingworth. Photos: Simon Cullingworth As the lockdown restrictions slowly begin to lift it's great to see our local businesses start to reopen. The...

Paul Abraham: The power of music to reduce stress

By Paul Abraham, of www.headingonwards.com The soothing power of music is well-established. It has a unique link to our emotions, so can be an extremely...

From wartime dances to community takeovers – new exhibition captures history and memories of Bramley Baths

Photos: Simon Cullingworth An exhibition capturing memories and old photographs connected to the history of much-loved Bramley Baths has been officially opened. The Grade II Listed...

Mark’s History: Mysterious deaths of two Farsley sisters

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson Jane Fielding was born in Londonderry, Ireland in 1842. She had been in England for around 15 years and in...