Saturday, November 28, 2020

WLD Cutswatch

“What must not happen is another era of austerity” warns Leeds council leader

The leader of Leeds City Council has warned the Government not to forget local authorities as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced plans to...

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...

Farsley cake business owner wants to help save Pudsey Park visitor centre

The owner of a Farsley cake business has put forward ambitious proposals which could save a visitor centre in Pudsey Park which...

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...

‘If you can’t get on your bike, too bad’ – war of words over council’s bowling greens closure plans

A senior West Leeds Tory has criticised the council for early plans to close half of the city’s local authority-run bowling greens.

816 full-time equivalent jobs could go at Leeds City Council

Three more Leeds community centres and an extra 199 full-time posts are among the latest proposed cuts for next year’s Leeds City...

Have your say on future of Pudsey Park visitor centre and Leeds bowling greens

Council chiefs have today launched two public consultations - one into the future of Pudsey Park's visitor centre, the other into halving...

Could this be the end of Leeds Christmas lights?

For many who grew up in Leeds, the Christmas lights form some of our most treasured childhood memories – but proposals from...

Cash-strapped council to speed up sale of historic Abbey Mills

The sale of a Grade II Listed mill complex in Kirkstall will be speeded up in an attempt to help shore up...

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves demands answers over laptops for disadvantaged pupils

Rachel Reeves MP has written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson demanding an answer over the Government’s failure to provide laptops to help schools cope...

Leeds Council aims to reduce number of bowling greens by half

Leeds City Council is consulting on closing half of the city’s council-maintained bowling greens, according to a paper on the authority’s own...

Pudsey Park petition passes 1,000-signature mark

A petition opposing Leeds City Council's proposals to close the visitor centre in Pudsey Park and move the playground has collected more...