Saturday, November 28, 2020

Richard Beecham

Leeds to push to move into tier 2 in mid-December

Words: Richard Beecham The leader of Leeds City Council said Leeds would make the case to Government to...

Leeds had another ‘close shave’ with floods earlier this year, meeting told

One of Leeds’s top flooding experts said the city had a ‘close shave’ earlier this year, due to severe rainstorms during February,...

Could this be the end of Leeds Christmas lights?

For many who grew up in Leeds, the Christmas lights form some of our most treasured childhood memories – but proposals from...

Leeds residents ‘live in fear of another Grenfell’, meeting hears

A former firefighter gave an impassioned speech on the state of fire services, warning that cuts over the years - which include...

Fresh calls to scrap asylum evictions in Leeds

Destitute asylum seekers are facing challenging times on the streets of Leeds. Local democracy reporter Richard Beecham speaks to Fabrice about his...

Leeds Council explains why Leeds has been put into Tier 3 lockdown

Leeds and West Yorkshire will be placed into the most severe “Tier 3” Covid-19 lockdown restrictions after this weekend, writes Richard Beecham.

Armley: Former ‘Loony Bin’ shop to be sold by council

By John Baron and Richard Beecham The abandoned Loony Bin joke shop in Armley is set to be sold by...

Council leader calls for city to come together – as Leeds put on ‘high alert’

Leeds City Council’s leader has called on the district to come together to combat the “insidious” virus after the city was officially ranked...

Plans for 152 houses approved on West Leeds greenbelt

Plans to build 152 houses on Leeds City College’s former Horsforth campus in Calverley Lane have been approved in principle by Leeds...

Headingley stadium WILL become concert venue, despite concerns in Burley and Kirkstall

Headingley stadium has become one of the region’s biggest concert venues after council decision-makers granted permission for the rugby ground to host...

Leeds: Coronavirus restrictions could last until next Spring

Leeds will enter enhanced local restrictions from midnight tonight, with potential fines in place for anyone visiting another person’s house, writes Richard...

‘At least half’ of council-run offices could be put up for sale

New ways of working brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic could cause Leeds City Council to sell more of its buildings quicker...