Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Kirkstall

Hollybush offers New Year courses and skills

New Year Gardening, woodwork and dry stone walling are just some of the courses running at TCV Hollybush in Kirkstall during January and February. Hollybush...

Mark’s History: West Leeds victims of wartime air raids

Words: Mark Stevenson I had no intention of doing this as my article this week but I was reading some comments left by Heather Fisher...

West Leeds Planning Applications: 6 December 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Revitalising the River Aire to pre-industrial glory

By Geoff Roberts, chairman of the Aire Rivers Trust DNAire involves the construction of four fish passes - in Armley, Newlay, Kirkstall and Saltaire -...

Comment: What possesses people to dump trolleys like this?

There are some annoying local issues that no matter how many times they get reported they refuse to go away, writes WLD editor John...

Kirkstall Village set to illuminate with Christmas Advent Trail

Words: Mindy Goose Kirkstall has a reputation of having quite the creative community, and following the success of the Kirkstall Arts Trail, the ‘village’ will...

West Leeds Planning Applications: 29 November 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Kirkstall’s Hannah Bithell nets prestigious councillor ‘Covid Hero’ award

Kirstall Ward councillor Hannah Bithell has scooped a prestigious 2020 Councillor Award for Covid-19 Hero. This evening Cllr Bithell was selected as the Covid-19 Hero...

WLD Cutswatch: Mapping cuts and building sales in West Leeds

Today West Leeds Dispatch is starting to map the cuts communities in West Leeds are facing as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Leeds City...

West Leeds planning applications: 21 November 2020

Each week we publish a list of planning applications related to council wards in West Leeds. The following applications were published on the Leeds City...

Leeds had another ‘close shave’ with floods earlier this year, meeting told

One of Leeds’s top flooding experts said the city had a ‘close shave’ earlier this year, due to severe rainstorms during February, writes Richard...

Enjoy winter gardening with this course at Hollybush

Fancy going green fingered? A three-week winter gardening course is being held at Hollybush Conservation Centre. Aimed at complete beginners and those wanting to...