Day: 20 February 2012

Middleton Life: Profile of scientist William Gascoigne

Leeds writer Mick McCann writes about one of South Leeds’ most important sons Middleton scientist William Gascoigne for the Middleton Life local history project, which encourages local people to become community history reporters. Mick wrote How Leeds Changed the World, among others… Gascoigne (1612–1644) was one of the founding fathers

Police aim to tackle speeding vehicles along Elland Road

Inspector Paul Akerman of Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team has sent us the following information following residents’ concerns about speeding cars on Elland Road: At the last community consultation meeting in relation to the new West Yorkshire Police Divisional HQ building [on Elland Road], a number of local residents expressed concerns regarding