Tuesday, August 4, 2020


West Leeds: How to play your part in VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations

Residents across Leeds are being urged to play their part in the 75th anniversary celebrations of VE Day from home.

Farnley family’s fab fundraising efforts for Candlelighters

An inspirational Farnley family have been raising money for Candlelighters during lockdown. One of the family members - 10-year-old Emma Thompson -...

West Leeds: Council announces closed buildings due to Coronavirus pandemic

Council chiefs have agreed the temporary closure of a number of buildings due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of...

West Leeds Planning Applications: 26 April 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. Please note that due...

West Leeds latest: Farnley Academy masks, Sunnybank Mills work and Pudsey donations

Here’s a round-up of the latest news connected to the Coronavirus pandemic in West Leeds today. Farnley Academy helps...

Charity: Farnley family to walk a marathon – with a difference

A Farnley family is set to walk a marathon for charity - but on a treadmill instead of the open road.

Farnley family takes part in a ‘Big Night In’ for Candlelighters

A Farnley family affected by childhood cancer are taking part in a 'Big Night In' to raise money for a good...

Comment: A deserved round of applause – and a street that came together

Well that was emotional. And bloody brilliant, writes John Baron. Our family lives on a cul-de-sac in Farnley and...

New Farnley residents pack public meeting to debate homes plan

Concerns with flooding and access to a proposed housing development were raised at a public meeting in New Farnley this evening.

Public meeting discusses New Farnley green field housing plans

A public meeting will discuss the latest developments connected to a controversial planning application for 126 homes in New Farnley.

Mark’s History: A former wood once called Hell Hole – and Farnley’s New Blackpool Methodist Church

As I was coming down Whitehall Road in Farnley I saw what looked like to be a scarecrow through the trees, writes...

Appeal after tonne of waste dumped overnight in Farnley

More than a tonne of dumped rubbish was removed from a lane in Farnley after flytippers targeted the area.