Friday, August 14, 2020

West Leeds

West Leeds: Regional leaders still want to bring ‘broken’ bus services back under public control

The amount of public money going into keeping bus services running during the Covid-19 pandemic has resurrected the possibility of local authorities...

Letter: Bus facemask policy needs tightening by government

Has anyone else encountered the following? I travelled on a bus for the first time on Monday, 6 July, suitably masked.  Of...

West Leeds: Interactive map helps you shape your community post-lockdown

An online tool is giving Leeds people the chance to re-think their communities following lockdown. Social enterprise Create Streets...

Appeal: Help West Leeds Scouts continue to support young people

West Leeds Scout Group are looking for their next secretary to join the executive committee, writes Lindsay Broker. The...

Podcast: The Wild West episode 3

Listen to the third episode of our The Wild West podcast, featuring comment and opinion from West Leeds. This week we talk about the introduction...

New grant fund supporting skills and enterprise launching in West Leeds

A new programme supporting employment and skills is launching in West Leeds - and organisations are invited to attend its launch event. The 'West Leeds...

West Leeds to benefit from extra real-time bus screens

Regional transports chiefs look set to spend millions of pounds on more bus infrastructure in Leeds. Representatives of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), which...

Podcast: The Wild West episode 1

Welcome to the pilot episode of our experimental Wild West podcast, looking back at the week's news in West Leeds. This episode we look at...

West Leeds: Police warning after drink-driving increase

Police have issued a warning to motorists following an increase in arrests for drink driving over the past three weeks, which may be linked...

West Leeds to net extra ‘real time bus screens’

Regional transports chiefs have agreed to spend millions of pounds on bus infrastructure in Leeds. Representatives of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), met to...

Leeds: Clean Air Zone moves step closer to reality

Controversial plans to charge motorists up to £50 a day to improve air quality in Leeds have moved one step closer. Proposals for a Clean...

West Leeds: Is there a band playing in YOUR local park?

As part of Leeds' concert season West Leeds residents are able to listen to a wide variety of bands in their local parks, writes...