Saturday, September 19, 2020

Jo Fiddes

Armley Library refurbishment complete

Work is now complete on the refurbishment of Armley Library and Community Hub, one of Armley Town Street’s most iconic buildings, writes...

Backyard bingo brings community together in Bramley

THE impact of coronavirus on our way of life has been a real challenge for many of us, writes Jo Fiddes.

‘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...

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.  

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.

Kirkstall duo are latest West Leeds heroes

Kirkstall residents Sam and Robert Esterine are this week’s winners of a West Leeds Local Hero award, writes Jo Fiddes.

Elvis impersonator Sam is latest West Leeds Local Hero

Sam Horner, of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, has been announced as the latest recipient of the West Leeds Local Hero award, writes...

Generous Armley baker nets West Leeds Local Hero award

The West Leeds Local Hero initiative, launched last week by MP Rachel Reeves, has announced its second recipient, writes Jo Fiddes.

MP Rachel Reeves calls for clarity over Bramley Baths re-opening

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has written to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden and called on him to clarify when swimming pools like...

Hollybush Primary headteacher is first West Leeds ‘local hero’

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has launched an initiative to recognise and celebrate local people who have gone the extra mile during...

A Day in the Life: Of a West Leeds councillor

How can you carry out your council work when you are in lockdown? Caroline Gruen, Labour councillor for Bramley and Stanningley, answers...

West Leeds: Little Free Libraries light up one year on from founder’s passing

Today is the first anniversary of the death of Carry Franklin, the founder of the Leeds Little Free Library movement, writes Jo...