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LS26 residents to be left homeless if demolition plans go ahead

LS26 residents to be left homeless if demolition plans go ahead

By Elisha Atkinson Plans to demolish houses on Sugar Hill Drive and Wordsworth Close in Oulton Leeds could leave its residents homeless. In under two weeks Leeds City Council will be considering plans by housing developer Pemberstone that want to demolish and redevelop the estate. The current properties are rented and will be replaced by larger houses that will be […]

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Yorkshire Voice Show Thursday 16th May

Take a look at today’s show HERE, as we looked at: West Yorkshire Police’s strategy to tackle knife crime. The archaeologists making the most out of the Ilkley Moor fire. The public’s reaction to new HS2 plans. The student led campaign looking to tackle stress and mental health through running. PLUS MUCH MORE!

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Longstanding traditional greengrocer in Leeds saved by local community group Headingley Development Trust

Longstanding traditional greengrocer in Leeds saved by local community group Headingley Development Trust

by Abbey Maclure A 100-year-old greengrocer in Headingley has been saved for the community, after a local enterprise group bought out the business. The shop in North Lane was facing closure after the former owner, Keith Harris, retired two years ago. His family decided to sell up the business and approached the Headingley Development Trust (HDT), a community enterprise which […]

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Tram system plans suggested to replace HS2

Tram system plans suggested to replace HS2

By Abbey Maclure and Elisha Atkinson A tram system could be reintroduced into Leeds City Centre after plans have been brought forward by The Taxpayers Alliance. The Taxpayers Alliance asked critics to draw up alternative plans to the controversial HS2. Harry Fone, employee at The Taxpayers Alliance said: “Well what it’s going to mean is better transport for the people […]

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Community cafe volunteers raise money through Leeds half marathon

Community cafe volunteers raise money through Leeds half marathon

Volunteers from the Rainbow Junktion cafe in Hyde Park have helped keep the cafe open, by completing the half marathon. Abbey Maclure reports. To donate, please visit the Cafe’s just-giving page: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/rainbowrunners

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Local groups looking to take action to prevent further damage to Ilkley Moor

Local groups looking to take action to prevent further damage to Ilkley Moor

Following the fires that ravaged Ilkley Moor, Rights of Way, a Bradford Council group are considering measures to restrict open fires and barbecues in the area. James Fountain reports.

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Yorkshire Voice Show Monday 13th May

Re-watch Monday’s programme HERE as we looked at: – Leeds United’s first leg play-off win at Derby. – Bradford Council’s plans to ban disposable barbecues after Ilkley Moor fire. – The charity cafe who ran the Leeds Half Marathon to keep themselves afloat. – The Mexican sculptors celebrating the day of the dead in the Leeds Merrion Centre. – PLUS […]

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Yorkshire Voice Show Friday 10th May

Yorkshire Voice Show Friday 10th May

Re-watch Friday’s programme HERE as we looked at: – Leeds United’s play-off clash at Pride Park on Saturday. – The community initiative to save a 100 year old greengrocers in Leeds. – The campaign group saving a cultural gem in the centre of Bradford. – An age-old Rugby League rivalry reignited between the Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos on the […]

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Yorkshire Voice Lunchtime Bulletin Friday 10th May

Yorkshire Voice Lunchtime Bulletin Friday 10th May
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Leeds road closures for half marathon

Leeds road closures for half marathon

  By Elisha Atkinson Areas in and around Leeds will experience road closures this Sunday 12 May in preparation for the Leeds Half Marathon. The marathon attracts thousands over 7,500 participants and raises thousands for charity. The race will begin at The Headrow and circuit around Leeds towards Meanwood, Kirkstall Abbey and back into Leeds city centre. We have provided […]

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