Sunday, April 11, 2021

Leeds City Council

Leeds: Council announces new measures for burials and cremations

A series of new measures have been put into place to help keep people safe during services at Leeds City Council’s cemeteries and crematoria.  As...

Leeds: Some council tax bills may be reduced by £150 a year

Thousands of council taxpayers in Leeds will see their annual bills reduced by £150 as Leeds City Council makes use of a government scheme...

Coronavirus: What you need to know if you’re a Leeds council housing tenant

Leeds City Council has announced it has suspended home visits for council housing tenants unless in the event of an emergency, writes Richard Beecham. It...

New funeral services will be ‘cremation only’ with no attendees – Leeds Council

Leeds City Council has announced no new bookings will be taken for chapel funeral services due to the coronavirus pandemic, and that any booked...

Leeds ‘well prepared’ for Coronavirus, says council

Leeds is ‘as well-prepared as possible’ for the Coronavirus, according to council document published today, writes Richard Beecham. At a meeting next week, Leeds City...

Leeds needs more two-bedroom homes to meet housing need, meeting hears

Developers will have to come forward with more plans for smaller houses in order to meet housing needs in the city in future, a...

Calls to re-open ‘forgotten’ West Leeds train stations to be voted on by council

By Richard Beecham and Keely Bannister A Farnley & Wortley councillor has reiterated calls to reopen some of district’s lost railway stations to help combat...

Airport rail station “too far away”, claims Calverley & Farsley councillor

A Calverley & Farsley councillor has claimed a planned rail station serving Leeds Bradford Airport would be “too far” from the site, writes Richard...

Bin collections: West Leeds streets in experiment to improve service

Parts of of Armley and Farnley & Wortley wards are to be included in an experimental Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to remove “obstructive and...

West Leeds: Council reveals 2020 football and bowling green price increases

Leeds City Council is raising the cost of hiring football and cricket pitches, and playing bowls across the city. The authority is introducing a three...

Leeds: £23m of cuts planned for Leeds as council tax set to rise almost 4 per cent

Council tax is set to increase by almost four per cent next year, as Leeds City Council plan to make a further £23 million...

Motion to full council meeting looks to reverse West Leeds waste charges

"This council resolves to reverse charging on bulky and inert waste with immediate effect." These fourteen words could see an end to waste charges in...