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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.

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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 money to be ploughed into Kirkgate Market

Leeds Kirkgate Market

A further £1.35 million will be ploughed into the extension of Kirkgate Market, over and above its original £12.3 million budget. The new funds follow a survey which has revealed more work needs to be done, and construction costs have risen.

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Leeds-Bradford airport expansion takes off

Leeds Bradford airport. © Copyright John M Wheatley and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.

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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Arts organisations rally round 2023 European Capital of Culture Bid

A view of Clarence Dock, Leeds, at night

by Hayley Longster With the news that Leeds will bid to become a European Capital of Culture in 2023, arts organisations around the city have been offering their support for the bid.

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Otley residents demand action over Tour de France “eyesore” after pub left derelict for five years

The Summercross

By Alex Rhodes Otley Pub Club and residents living near a derelict pub on the Tour de France route are calling for action before it falls into ruin. The Summercross Pub on East Busk Lane has been boarded up since 2009 when planning permission was given to Westward Care to build a care home. However approval came with the condition […]

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