Monday, August 10, 2020

Kirkstall

How Kirkstall Road ‘orca wands’ scheme follows in footsteps of New York and Barcelona

The introduction of 'orca wands' to create a temporary pilot cycle lane down part of Kirkstall Road will help reduce the number...

Mark’s History: Kirkstall Viaduct (the best looking in Leeds?)

As mills go, Temple Mill in Holbeck has to be one of the best looking in Leeds, writes Mark Stevenson.

End of an era as West Leeds lockdown lifeline delivers its last veg box

After 16 weeks, 2,812 orders and 282 donations to Armley Helping Hands, a Kirkstall-based family business has delivered its last vegetable box....

West Leeds cricket clubs ready for action following lockdown

With the return of international cricket and the continued easing of physical distancing rules, west Leeds cricket clubs have been preparing to...

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.

West Leeds planning applications: 19 July 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were...

Community spirit shines through during lockdown – Rachel Reeves

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has revived her monthly column for the Dispatch. Here, she reflects on the challenges of coronavirus and...

Government pledges extra £22 million for Kirkstall flood defences – updated

More than £22 million in extra government funding has been allocated to flood defences through the Kirkstall Valley and beyond to help...

Scheme targeting ‘bus hotspot’ aims to reduce delays on A65 Kirkstall Road

A £20,000 junction improvement will help improve bus reliability at the junction of Evanston Avenue and Kirkstall Road. Council...

West Leeds planning applications: 12 July 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were...

River Aire footbridge closes for flood prevention work

A popular footbridge over the River Aire has been temporarily closed until August 2021 to allow vital flood defence work to be...

Kirkstall Festival 2020 goes online to celebrate community

This Saturday should have been Kirkstall Festival’s 40th event. Unfortunately the event has been postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19, although members...