Tuesday, January 19, 2021

coronavirus

Pudsey Community Project looks to recruit session worker to help meet demand

A project supporting people struggling during the Coronavirus pandemic has gained funding to employ someone to host and co-ordinate drop-off sessions for six months. The...

Computer donations to struggling pupils expanded to more West Leeds schools

An appeal for old laptops and desktop computers in Pudsey to help students learning from home during lockdown is being expanded into other parts...

West Leeds Cutswatch: Have your say on reduced community hub opening hours

A consultation to reduce the opening hours of Leeds City Council-run libraries and community hubs has been launched today. The council is facing a £118...

West Leeds: Police warn over hoax Covid-19 testing text

Police in West Leeds have issued a warning over a fraudulent text claiming to be from the NHS asking for personal and bank details. A...

‘I’m a key worker’, 70 per cent of parents tell one Leeds school in bid to keep their kids there

Words: David Spereall Some Leeds schools are being asked to stay open for more than two thirds of their overall pupils, despite the majority of...

Support is on hand for Armley people during lockdown

Help is on hand for anyone living in Armley during lockdown. That's the message from New Wortley Community Centre, which has been the Community Care...

Pudsey: Appeal for old laptops will help struggling youngsters during lockdown

An appeal for old laptops and desktop computers has been launched in Pudsey to help students who are learning from home due to lockdown. Pudsey...

Cutswatch: What is set to be cut by Leeds City Council in 2021’s budget

Words: Richard Beecham Additional reporting: John Baron £118m is set to be cut from Leeds City Council’s budget next year. This will affect hundreds of job roles...

West Leeds: Our 10 most-read articles of 2020

Words: John Baron For most people 2020 will be a year to forget. It wasn’t easy to live through — but it’s certainly easy to...

Pudsey: New website will help people support local traders online

A new community initiative to bring the best of Pudsey food and grocery together and have it delivered directly to customers' doorsteps will launch...

‘Worst Christmas gift ever’ – Leeds receives just £0.5m in extra cash from government to help plug Covid budget gap

Words: Richard Beecham Leeds City Council’s deputy leader has accused the Government of giving the authority the “worst Christmas gift ever” as it was announced...

‘Kirkstall Mafia’ help feed elderly this Christmas

The Kirkstall Mafia, a group of community organisations and businesses, have found an innovative way to ensure older residents didn’t miss out on their...