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First barge of aggregate docks at Knostrop wharf

A 500 tonnes capacity barge arrived at Knostrop yesterday (23 September 2020) marking the first load of a new service carrying marine dredged aggregates from Hull to Leeds. This is the culmination of many years’ hard work by various groups. It started with Leeds City Council’s minerals planning policy decision

Not too late to have your say on Dewsbury Road Transport Scheme

Local residents are being told there is still time to submit their views on proposals to improve connectivity between Mirfield, Dewsbury and Leeds. As previously reported, the scheme includes new cycle paths linking White Rose Shopping Centre and Office Park to the Tommy Wass junction on Dewsbury Road and a

New jobs at innovative Hunslet engineering firm

New jobs at South Leeds engineering firm as demand for electric vehicle charging technology takes off High-voltage power specialist Engineered Systems Electrical (ESE) is planning to create new engineering jobs and apprenticeships at its Leeds headquarters as a result of innovative green technology that is set to become be a

Doctors to counter Covid myths live online session

NHS doctors look to tackle misinformation about coronavirus during a Facebook Live session The local NHS has bought together NHS doctors and public health to talk about misinformation about coronavirus next Tuesday (29 September 2020) from 6-7.30pm on NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Facebook page www.facebook.com/nhsleeds The speakers for

Try leaving the car at home for World Car Free Day

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is calling on people to consider leaving their cars at home for World Car Free Day tomorrow (Tuesday 22 September 2020) as the region looks towards a less car reliant future. Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee, said: “Two-thirds

Two weeks of student discounts start today at White Rose

White Rose Shopping Centre has announced it will be holding an extended ‘Student Festival Fortnight’ from 21 September to 4th October 2020, allowing students starting term to shop and save up to 50% off their favourite brands. Similar offers are available at the Trinity Centre in the city centre. Normally