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Residents campaign to stay in their own homes

Residents campaign to stay in their own homes
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Leeds working hard to make the city and Yorkshire welcoming for refugees

Leeds working hard to make the city and Yorkshire welcoming for refugees

By Finley Crebolder Thousands of people come to the UK every year searching for asylum and refuge, and the country is often criticised for not doing enough to help them, especially compared to other developed European countries. There are people working to change this, and Leeds, in particular, is a city that, through the efforts of charities and organisations, is […]

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Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers for houses under £300,000

Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers for houses under £300,000

By Ian Molyneaux CHANCELLOR OF the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond has today announced stamp duty will be abolished immediately for first-time buyers buying a home of up to £300,000.

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Greenbelt campaign group anger at council U-turn over Leeds housing plans

Greenbelt campaign group anger at council U-turn over Leeds housing plans

By Lizzy McEllan GREENBELT CAMPAIGNERS who raised thousands of pounds to hire a barrister are furious after Leeds City Council cancelled public hearings just days before they were due to go ahead.

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Wakefield’s Eastern Relief Road project nears completion

Wakefield’s Eastern Relief Road project nears completion

By Alex Haithwaite WAKEFIELD’S Eastern Relief Road (WERR) is nearing completion and is expected to be open this spring. The new £33m highway will reduce traffic congestion in the city centre and service a 2,500 housing development at the City Fields site.

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Council leader blasts MP for leaving Bradford in no man’s land over green belt housing row

Council leader blasts MP for leaving Bradford in no man’s land over green belt housing row

By Matthew Brannen A POLITICAL row that has forced the long-term scheme for building 42,000 new homes in the Bradford district to be put on hold has been criticised by city’s council leader. Earlier this month the City of Bradford core strategy – recently given the green light by government inspectors – was put on hold by the new housing […]

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Plans for 14 houses in “flood area” get the go-ahead in Burley-in-Wharfedale

Land off Bradford Road, Burley-in-Wharfedale, which will see 14 new houses built

By Sam Brooksbank PLANS FOR 14 new homes in a West Yorkshire village have been given the green light despite residents’ fears that the development could increase the risk of flooding. The houses and a new access road will be built off Bradford Road at the back of Endor Crescent in Burley-in-Wharfedale. Fifty-five people objected to the plans but they […]

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Win a hamper for naming Yeadon Care Home

Artists impression of the extra care homes at Yeadon

The council are building new extra care apartments in Yeadon, and they need suggestions for a name. The 45 apartments on Chapel Lane are being built with older people with higher care needs in mind. They are due to completed in 2016.

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More houses for inner Leeds?

Typical brownfield site. Photo by Richard Croft. Licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.

by David Mackie House-building will get automatic planning permission on ‘brownfield’ sites it has been announced today, possibly leading the way for more houses in inner Leeds.

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Menston protesters win review of housing plans

One of the many campaign banners on show around Menston

By David Mackie People in Menston who are fighting the development of a housing estate on Bingley Road have won a judicial review of the planning decision.

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