Saturday, August 15, 2020

Cllr John Illingworth

Kirkstall District Centre: Housing plans approved in principle

Plans to build more than 200 properties in the heart of Kirkstall have been approved in principle...

Calls for publicly-owned buses as Kirkstall councillor calls Leeds services ‘pathetic’

An influential panel of councillors heard renewed calls for a publicly run bus service in Leeds, with one calling the city’s bus...

Kirkstall: Councillor’s concerns over advertising impact on young

A Kirkstall councillor says targeted online advertising could be having an adverse impact on young people’s mental health, writes Local Democracy Reporter...

Councillors concerned over Kirkstall housing development

Councillors have said plans for 263 dwellings in the heart of Kirkstall 'fall far short' of what they expect ...

Kirkstall: Abbeydale Vale flats plans refused permission

Controversial plans for a block of five flats with undercroft car parking in Kirkstall have been refused planning permission. Mr Iradj Koohazari wanted to build...

Leeds elections 2019: West Leeds overview, reaction and analysis

It was a night of drama befitting the cavernous setting of Leeds's First Direct Arena. Labour’s Richard Lewis lost the Pudsey seat he'd held for...

Kirkstall Ward Leeds Local election result 2019

Labour candidate John Illingworth comfortably held his Kirkstall seat at the Leeds local elections with 2,959 votes. Green Party candidate Victoria Smith came second with...

Kirkstall District Centre housing: Initial plans welcomed, but traffic worries raised

Councillors have today agreed to the principle of housing on the former Kirkstall District Centre site. Initial proposals for 302 properties on the mostly derelict...

Kirkstall councillor’s ‘heartbreak’ over Leeds buildings

A Kirkstall councillor has spoken of his “heartbreak” at the state of council buildings in the city, writes Richard Beecham. A report went before the...

Bramley: Standing councillors re-selected for 2018 local election

The three sitting councillors for Bramley & Stanningley Ward have been re-selected to contest the seat for Labour at the all-out Leeds City Council...

Kirkstall valley walk will help group plan for future

Kirkstall Neighbourhood Forum is preparing a Neighbourhood Plan to give residents better control over development, and more influence over council spending. Forum secretary JOHN...

Kirkstall Lane: Decision due on run-down Salvation Army building

A former Salvation Army Hall off Kirkstall Lane could become flats, if plans are given the green light this week. The empty building has fallen...