Friday, August 14, 2020


Team door-knocks Kirkstall homes to offer Covid-19 advice

A team of eight people have leafleted houses in parts of Kirkstall to advise residents on how to stay safe after a...

‘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...

Council cash to carry out West Leeds youth work

Two West Leeds organisations have won council contracts to carry out vital post lockdown youth work in the area.

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.

Kirkstall sees spike in Covid-19 cases – council issues safety advice

Kirkstall residents are today being urged urged to maintain social distancing, avoid large gatherings and get tested if they show Covid-19 symptoms.

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...

Comment: Could the inspiration to improving Armley’s back alleys lie in Middlesbrough?

It's an idea that's been causing some discussion over on the Armley Good Stuff Facebook page, writes John Baron.

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.  

Community led Bramley Baths to re-open ahead of schedule

Community-led Bramley Baths will become one of the first swimming pools in Leeds re-open - four months after closing its doors due...

Hawksworth hero Cherie nets community recognition

Cherie Cartwright has been named as the latest recipient of the West Leeds Local Hero award, writes Jo Fiddes.

Open Source Arts continues artists’ grant schemeduring Covid-19 crisis

Kirkstall Road creative hub Open Source Arts is continuing the online Art SOUP grant scheme to help artists and organisations out of...

Fancy becoming a Bramley Mermaid? Here’s how…

As swimming pools slowly begin to re-open, would you like to try something new in the water? writes Emma Sykes.