Day: 11 July 2012

Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI: Council to step in after cash shortfall

The troubled Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI Project has suffered so many delays thanks to a costly wait for government decisions you’d be forgiven for thinking it might never happen – and now it appears there are even more delays to the scheme which was due start this month. On-site work

Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn criticises government’s Remploy closure decision

Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn has criticised the government’s decision to close Leeds’ Remploy factory. Remploy, which provides employment opportunities for disabled people, is to close half its 54 factories, the government confirmed yesterday. Maria Miller, minister for disabled people, told MPs that the £320m budget for disabled employment services

Why Westwood Primary is ‘loving where it lives’

A groundbreaking anti-litter project has been branded a great success and is now set to be rolled out across all schools in Middleton and Belle Isle over the next three years. Acting on feedback from her community, Councillor Kim Groves (Labour, Middleton Park) arranged to set up the ‘Love where you