Day: 6 May 2020

Brown bin and bulky waste collections set to restart

Following the announcement of the phased reopening of Leeds’ Household Waste and Recycling Centres starting next week, brown bin and bulky waste collections are also set to resume later this month across the city, Leeds City Council has announced today (6 May 2020). The council has set out plans to

#MindMay8 campaign reminds young people in Leeds that mental health support is still available

In the lead up to Mental Health Awareness Week (18 – 24 May), the local NHS is launching its annual #MindMay8 social media campaign to raise awareness of the support available to children and young people for their mental health and wellbeing. This year’s campaign also encourages young people in

COVID Diaries project launched to capture living history of pandemic in Leeds

People of all ages across Leeds are being invited to share their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic through an initiative launched by CEG in partnership with Leeds City Council. Leeds City Council and CEG, which is behind both the major Kirkstall Forge and Temple developments in Leeds, aim to collect

Council plans improvements to three pedestrian crossings

Leeds City Council has confirmed three improvement schemes to pedestrian crossings in South Leeds in a decision published yesterday (5 May 2020). A new zebra crossing will be provided on Pepper Road outside the Parnaby Tavern. Residents have long complained about speeding traffic on this stretch of road, which includes

Beeston firm completes biggest contract at Trafford Centre

Cast plastering firm Rydale Interiors, based on Westland Road in Beeston, have just completed a £1.75M contract as part of a major refurbishment at Manchester’s Trafford Centre. The company designed, manufactured and installed 8,000 glass reinforced gypsum casts in the shopping centre’s Barton Square as part of a £75M upgrade