• 17 October 2018

    ‘Frustration’ as government avoids Kirkstall Road flood defence funding commitment

    Floods minister Thérèse Coffey refused to offer a commitment to fully fund a planned flood defence scheme to protect Leeds from flooding experienced on Boxing Day 2015 at a meeting with city MPs and council leaders today. The meeting, attended by a cross-party representation of Leeds MPs and council leaders, took place after the Environment ... Read more

  • 16 October 2018

    Pudsey: More than 130 objections against infilling Greenside Tunnel cutting

    A campaign group is calling on Pudsey residents to object to plans which they claim will see historic Greenside Tunnel lost forever. Plans to completely fill in the railway cutting have been submitted by developers EP Homes ahead of a future planning planning application for housing on the site. The cutting, off Carlisle Road, was ... Read more

  • 15 October 2018

    Wortley: Car park bid to ease Leeds United parking problems

    A new car park for Leeds United supporters could help alleviate problems with matchday parking in Wortley, it’s been claimed. Residents living in parts of Wortley have suffered with matchday problems with traffic congestion, roads blocked by parked cars and blocked driveways for many years. Cllr Matt Gibson (Lab, Farnley and Wortley) said he has ... Read more

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    15 October 2018

    Former pubs in Armley and Pudsey could become homes

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    Two former West Leeds pubs could become homes after planning applications were submitted. The Ivy Hotel, in Valley Road, Pudsey, could be transformed into two houses after closing down earlier this year. The plans, by Mr J Bastow, include a rear extension and transforming the pub’s car park into gardens. The plans can be viewed ... Read more

  • 11 October 2018

    Stonebridge Mills development to be discussed by councillors

    Revised draft proposals to transform historic mill buildings into 112 dwellings will be discussed by Leeds councillors next week Developers want to convert nine buildings at Grade II Listed Stonebridge Mills into 30 housing units, and build 82 new-build properties at the site – a reduction of 16 newbuild properties on the original plans. In ... Read more