A £50million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses moveable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – has opened today (4 October 2017). The first phase of the award-winning Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme not only uses state-of-the-art flood defence engineering techniques but is one
CORRECTION: The topping out ceremony in this article actually happened at Tinshill in north Leeds. The Springwell Leeds Specialist Academy is a multi-site school, one of the four sites is on Belle Isle Road. We apologise for the confusion. The official topping out ceremony for the final building of the
Cottingley Community Centre was busy on Saturday afternoon (30 September 2017) as they opened their new Sensory Room. The room is kitted out with various objects to stimulate different senses. There is a panel with various textures, made from carpet tiles; light strings; lights that change colour and shapes; seating;
Sharp Lane Community Group’s autumn event on Saturday (30 September 2017) was a great success raising over £500 for the group. A packed community centre was entertained by DAZL‘s various dance groups showing their skills. As well as a buffet, there was a tombola, cake and nearly new stall too.