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Leeds Bradford Aiport plans criticised as councillors label transport links as “vanity project”

Leeds Bradford Aiport plans criticised as councillors label transport links as “vanity project”

By Tom Clayton New transport links to Leeds Bradford Airport have proven controversial as people in Yeadon find out they may need to find new homes. Councillors in Leeds are divided but some have labelled the plans as a “vanity project” by the governing body that has been leading the campaign for improved infrastructure in the airport’s surrounding areas.  

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Leeds City councillors vote in favour of Leeds Bradford Airport expansion

Leeds City councillors vote in favour of Leeds Bradford Airport expansion

by Abbey Maclure Leeds City councillors have voted unanimously in favour of plans to expand the terminal at Leeds Bradford Airport. Councillors discussed the proposal at a City Plans Panel meeting at Leeds Civic Hall today and approved the two/three story extension to the existing building. The new extension will hold an improved arrivals hall, with a larger immigration area, three new […]

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Leeds Bradford airport: Calls for WW2 tower to be restored as war memorial

Leeds Bradford airport: Calls for WW2 tower to be restored as war memorial

By Lewis Oldham Yeadon residents have called for a Second World War control tower at Leeds Bradford Airport to be restored to commemorate those who lost their lives. Leeds Bradford Airport today covers the land where an Avro factory stood, which was used to build Lancaster bomber aircraft. The runway was used by 609 Squadron during World War Two. The […]

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Leeds-Bradford airport expansion takes off

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Leeds-Bradford airport is a step closer to expansion after land around Yeadon was released by the council yesterday. The proposals to help the expansion of the airport with the release of 36.2 hectares of land were given the approval of Leeds City Council leaders, despite opposition from local campaigners.

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Plans to expand Leeds Bradford Airport firmly on council agenda

Plans to expand Leeds Bradford Airport firmly on council agenda

By Caroline Grandjean Proposals to maximise Leeds Bradford Airport’s economic potential are to be discussed by senior councillors at the council’s executive board meeting next Wednesday (15 July).

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