Saturday, August 15, 2020

community reporters

‘Lonely and isolating’ – how this Bramley mum gave birth during lockdown

ALMOST as an afterthought, Bramley resident Ellie, 37, mentioned she was having abdominal pains during her regular Saturday Zoom call to her...

Kirkstall Valley: People-powered farm captures imaginations over summer

Kirkstall Valley Farm has been very busy lately since lockdown measures were reduced, writes Ramona Green. Family activities were...

Armley pupils become pen pals with shielding residents

West Leeds children attending school during lockdown have become pen pals with local people shielding in the community, writes Josie Armitage.

Video: Wortley sports pitch campaign’s new chair is a former Liberal Party leader

A campaign to stop housing being built on the former TV Harrison ground in Wortley has revealed its new chairman - former...

Mark’s History: That ‘monstrous abortion’ – Richardshaw Lane!

So is it Richardshaw Lane, Rickershaw Lane or Ricardshaw Lane? writes Mark Stevenson. On all of the Ordnance Survey...

How this West Leeds community fruit and veg box seller is promoting healthy eating to families

Food and health champions FoodWise Leeds and Zest delivered an interactive competition for families as part of the #Vegrocks campaign to promote eating and growing vegetables...

Paul Abraham: Eight tips to help create a positive mental attitude

By Paul Abraham of www.headingonwards.com “No-one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

Comment: A sporting chance for Wortley’s TV Harrison ground?

At the heart of Wortley, on the north side of Oldfield Lane near to Five Lane Ends, there is a large open...

Pudsey Pound proves a popular draw to support town trade

A new Pudsey lottery is proving a popular draw as it looks to support businesses looking to bounce back following lockdown and...

Simon’s Snaps: Rodley Cricket Club’s first home game since lockdown

Rodley Cricket Club played their first homer game after lockdown ended on Saturday, recording a win against Adwalton in Division Three of...

Farsley date for Litter Free Pudsey volunteers

Volunteers at Litter Free Pudsey group are expanding their clean-up operations beyond the town's boundary - by hosting a litter pick in...

Award for Farnley duo cooking up a treat for older people

Farnley residents Rebecca Durrant and Craig Parker have been crowned this week’s West Leeds Local Heroes, writes Jo Fiddes.