Post Tagged with: “Council”

Spectacular Light Night dazzled in another year of success

Spectacular Light Night dazzled in another year of success

By Adele Lyth The leader of Leeds City Council has described Light Night as a “bold and impressive statement” that has put the city on the global map. The spectacular light and sound event captivated thousands with an evening of artworks and performances by artists from around the world. Light Night is one of the UK’S biggest arts and light […]

read more

Leeds is most improved place to live and work, says new report

Leeds is most improved place to live and work, says new report

By Tyler Morrell LEEDS HAS been named as one of the most improved places to live and work in the country.

read more

Council takes action against anti-social behaviour in Hemsworth

Council takes action against anti-social behaviour in Hemsworth

By Tyler Morrell RESIDENTS IN Hemsworth have raised concerns about damage around West End Park caused by the anti-social behaviour of youths congregating in the area.

read more

New Leeds casino to be given license

New Leeds casino to be given license

The new ‘super-casino’ which is being built at the Victoria Gate development in Leeds will be granted a license by Leeds City Council – with conditions. Reaction from people in Leeds has been mixed:

read more

New multi-million Park & Ride set for Leeds

Leeds Skyline

A £10 million Park & Ride system is planned for Leeds following the success of a similar site at Elland road. Tomorrow, plans for developing the one-thousand space Temple Green Park & Ride site, adjacent to the A63 Pontefract Lane will be discussed in front of the council cabinet.

read more

Bradford’s Westfield Shopping Centre on course for late 2015 opening

Bradford’s Westfield Shopping Centre on course for late 2015 opening

Christmas shoppers should take note as Bradford’s Westfield Shopping Centre is set to open its doors in late 2015. At a guided tour yesterday it was confirmed that the £260 million development, on Westfield Broadway, will meet its target for opening late next year. Westfield’s Project Director, Mervyn Lowe, was pleased the shopping centre was going to meet its target […]

read more

Bradford Muslims concerned there is a ‘witch hunt’ against them

Bradford Muslims concerned there is a ‘witch hunt’ against them

Muslims from across Bradford attended a meeting last night to discuss what impact Birmingham’s Trojan horse investigation has had on them as a religious community.

read more

Traders’ fears over building work at Leeds’ Kirkgate Market

Traders’ fears over building work at Leeds’ Kirkgate Market

By Anders Anglesey Retailers in Kirkgate Market are concerned that a planned multi-million pound refurbishment will disrupt and negatively impact their trade. Leeds City Council is planning a £12.3 refurbishment of the historic market that includes roof repairs, creating distinct retail zones and improving the layout of the market with new routes and signage. But business owners operating in Kirkgate […]

read more

Legendary Leeds Councillor reminisces on 57-year career

Legendary Leeds Councillor reminisces on 57-year career

By Liam Smedley Retiring “legendary” Leeds Councillor and former Lord Mayor has described serving the city since 1957 as “the passion of his life.” Councillor Atha, 85, who serves Kirkstall Ward for the Labour Party, said he has chosen not to stand for re-election in May because he would be nearly 90 following another term. Originally, he trained as a […]

read more