Day: 5 July 2012

Leeds trolleybus: Next stop South Leeds!

Leeds today heard the words from it never thought it would: “Go ahead with your plans for a new trolleybus”. The government has said it will give £173.5 million funding for a trolleybus scheme – and the big news for south Leeds is that one of the routes is due to cut

MP Hilary Benn ‘disappointed’ over Leeds heart surgery decision

Children’s heart surgery in Leeds will be axed – despite a 600,000-strong petition supporting the facilities at Leeds General Infirmary. Hospitals in Leicester, Leeds and the Royal Brompton in London are to stop performing heart surgery on children, it was announced yesterday. There are currently 10 units in England but