Tuesday, January 19, 2021

community reporters

West Leeds: Urgent appeal for food donations during lockdown

Do you have any food or hygiene products you can spare? A Leeds-based organisation needs your help. Pay it Forward Leeds is run by five...

Mark’s History: Pudsey bakery’s ‘ghost sign’

Words: Mark Stevenson Photos: Mark Stevenson and Roger Templeman In 1911 a John Waite lived with his family at 25 Lowtown, Pudsey. John’s occupation was that...

Farsley Celtic slip to late Chorley defeat

Words: Thomas Ritchie Photos: John McEvoy Farsley Celtic slipped to a disappointing 3-2 defeat to Chorley, as the FA Cup giant-killers staged a late comeback to...

Farsley hospitality businesses help tackle social isolation among autistic people

Words: Damon Cooper Edited: John Baron West Leeds hospitality businesses have teamed up to tackle social isolation in lockdown by collaborating with Connections, a group which...

Three initiatives which have helped revive community spirit in Bramley

By Paul Abraham Before the Bramley Shopping Centre was built in the early 1970s, Bramley was a village of stone buildings and had a really proud...

Farsley Celtic secure hard-fought win against Darlington

Words: Mark Rawlinson Photos: John McEvoy Farsley secured a big three points in their first game for 15 days, thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 win over...

Mark’s History: Flood defence work continues at Milford Place bridge

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson I suppose I should put some kind of a warning like ‘don't try this at home’ as they do on...

Mark’s History: A winter’s walk around Park Spring, Post Hill and Pudsey Road

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson Park Spring is an ancient woodland just off of Wood Lane in Farnley. It may well get its name from...

Paul Abraham: Managing your time better

By Paul Abraham, of www.headingonwards.com As we start a New Year and enter another “lockdown”, this is the ideal time to take stock and think...

Community spirit is key to progress at Farsley Rehoboth Burial Ground

Words: Fran Barker Many thanks to all who have made 2020 a year of incredible progress within Farsley Rehoboth Burial Ground on Coal Hill Lane,...

Man About Town Project extends activities in West Leeds

Words: Helen Fay The Man About Town Leeds project continues to go from strength to strength. The initiative was set up to combat isolation and...

A year on Kirkstall Valley’s community led farm – and how you can get involved

Volunteer Keith Hodgson writes about his experience at community run Kirkstall Valley Farm, which is part of a growing network of community supported agricultural...