Saturday, April 17, 2021

Outer West Community Committee

Outer West: Universal Credit claimants almost double due to pandemic

The number of people receiving Universal Credit for unemployment in Outer West Leeds has almost doubled since March 2020. Latest figures show the number of...

Calls for dramatic improvements to bus services in outer West Leeds

Public transport in Outer West Leeds needs to improve dramatically if Leeds Council is serious about luring people away from car usage. That was the...

Councillors demand answers as calls increase for urgent speed cameras on ‘racetrack’ road

Councillors have renewed calls for permanent speed cameras along the A647 Bradford Road in Pudsey amid growing concerns over 'boy racers' using the road...

NHS campaign group opposes Farsley care home closure

Leeds Hospital Alert, a non-political campaigning group defending the NHS, has hit out at proposals by cash-strapped Leeds City Council to close a care...

Computer donations to struggling pupils expanded to more West Leeds schools

An appeal for old laptops and desktop computers in Pudsey to help students learning from home during lockdown is being expanded into other parts...

Pudsey Park: Visitor centre closure plans criticised at meeting

Plans to close West Leeds Country Park Visitor Centre in Pudsey Park should be stopped and council officers should work with councillors to improve...

Council meeting will discuss proposed bowls and Pudsey Park cuts

The Outer West Community Committee are holding a specially arranged meeting to discuss cuts surrounding outdoor bowls and visitor facilities at Pudsey Park. The committee...

Tackling Pudsey bus station anti-social behaviour ‘a priority’, say police

Police are targeting the bus station area in an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour in Pudsey town centre, councillors will hear next week. Members of...

West Leeds: Funding for community and youth projects available

Community groups in West Leeds can now apply for funding from Leeds City Council. The Inner West and Outer West Community Committees inviting ...

Eight activities young people want funded in Outer West Leeds!

Young people living in the “Outer West” council wards of Calverley & Farsley, Farnley & Wortley and Pudsey have had their say on the...

Council approves funding for West Leeds community schemes

Furnishing new changing rooms at Wortley FC and tackling speeding drivers in Calverley & Farsley are among a raft of community schemes to receive...

Pudsey: Anti-Social behaviour still a concern for council

Problems with anti-social behaviour in Pudsey were discussed by councillors at the latest Outer West Community Committee meeting, writes Luke Seaborne. The meeting heard that...