Tuesday, December 1, 2020

New Wortley

Food re-distribution project launched in New Wortley and Armley

Words: Josie Armitage In partnership with WRAP UK, New Wortley Community Association has received funding to pilot a...

Armley: Sports and social club could become houses

A developer has contacted local residents asking them for their opinions on draft proposals to demolish West Leeds Sports and Social Club...

Mental health foundation sets up new base in West Leeds

THE James Burke Foundation, a charity to set up to provide education and support on mental health and suicide prevention has set...

Armley pupils become pen pals with shielding residents

West Leeds children attending school during lockdown have become pen pals with local people shielding in the community, writes Josie Armitage.

Mark’s History: Forgotten past of Armley Gyratory’s landmark gasometer

A few years ago I was on the number 16 bus on my way to town and as it was almost empty...

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...

Armley Gyratory improvement works move step closer to reality

Detailed plans to redevelop Armley Gyratory should be advanced as soon as possible and co-ordinate with other major highway schemes to minimise...

New Wortley Community Association hailed as a #locallegend during crisis

A civic watchdog has recognised the work of volunteers and workers at New Wortley Community Association during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Watch: West Leeds piano prodigy plays ‘We’ll Meet Again’ for NHS

Child prodigies are rare, but 10-year-old William Nguyen fits firmly into this category, writes Jo Fiddes. It was only...

West Leeds latest: Stanningley Road police stops, Barca Leeds warning & Pudsey 10k cancelled

Here's a round-up of the latest news connected to the Coronavirus pandemic in West Leeds today. Police stops on...

How New Wortley Community Association is providing vital support during lockdown

A West Leeds community organisation is providing vital support to vulnerable and isolated people during the Coronavirus crisis, writes Stacey Rennard.

Have a say on New Wortley ‘gateway’ plans at event

West Leeds residents are being invited to have their say on two new projects to improve parts of New Wortley.