In this week’s Observer & Advertiser, a councillor has hit out at Leeds City Council’s decision to grant planning permission for 200 houses on land in Morley saying the proposal will leave local children receiving a second class education.
Also this week:
- The mother of a boy whose organs were donated to save lives after be died in a road accident was united with the man who was given the youngster’s heart.
- Jobs at a Morley care home could be at risk as Leeds City Council considers closures.
- Pages are turning in a campaign to get more people using libraries. A total of 36 learning hubs across Leeds - including Morley Library - hope the #Whatsyourstory campaign will get more people using their free services and workshops.
- Councillors have discussed the options for reducing the level of flytipping at a hotspot in Morley.
- A dentist says he has “pulled out more teeth in two weeks than I would in two years” after returning from a trip to Malawi.
- Plans are in place to open a church and community centre on an old supermarket site in Tingley.
- Family and friends helped a Drighlington lady celebrate turning 103 years old.
- A game first played by bored farmers in Churwell during the Bronze Age will be brought back to life this weekend to celebrate Yorkshire Day in the town.
- Ardsley Reservoir will be a safer place to visit after Yorkshire Water began improvement works at the site.
- A wedding fair with a difference has been planned for future brides and grooms in Morley.
Read these stories and more in this week’s Observer & Advertiser, out tomorrow!