Saturday, April 17, 2021

Rodley

14 views of West Leeds and beyond from Bramley Park

Rodley photographer Mark Stevenson took advantage of the sunny spring weather and strolled up to Bramley Park, where he captured some stunning views...

West Leeds planning applications: 11 April 2021

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 Local Elections 2021: List of candidates published in West Leeds wards

The full list of candidates for the 6 May Leeds City Council elections have been published today. Leeds people will go to the polls to...

Leeds West Academy looks to add classrooms to increase capacity

Leeds West Academy is aiming to expand after submitting a planning application for new classrooms and extended dining facilities. White Rose Academies Trust has applied...

Tiny Tea Room re-opens for takeaway for first time in over a year

Words: Sarah Cullingworth. Photos: Simon Cullingworth As the lockdown restrictions slowly begin to lift it's great to see our local businesses start to reopen. The...

Mark’s History: Mysterious deaths of two Farsley sisters

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson Jane Fielding was born in Londonderry, Ireland in 1842. She had been in England for around 15 years and in...

West Leeds Planning Applications: 4 April 2021

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

Appeal launched to improve part of Rodley Cricket Ground

A fundraising campaign has been launched to landscape an overgrown area of Rodley Cricket Ground. Following a winter closure due to COVID, Rodley Cricket...

Mark’s History: A family affair on Rock Lane

Words & Photos: Mark Stevenson You know when a king has a son and they name their sons after themselves, like Henry Vll naming his...

Rodley: 18th century listed cottages could be restored

A pair of Grade II Listed semi detached cottages in Rodley could be restored and rejuvenated - if plans submitted to Leeds City Council...

Photos show finished Rodley War Memorial after community rallies in support

Words: John Baron Photos: Iola Shaw After years of hard work, countless meetings and funding events volunteers are celebrating after work finished on creating a war...

How Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Rob Russell Davies found a new audience in lockdown

Lockdown has been a nightmare for everyone in the entertainment industry. What do you do when you are stuck at home and your whole...