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Eight new pilot ‘School Streets’ started today across Leeds

Starting today (Monday 7 September 2020), eight new School Streets pilots began at primary schools across Leeds, including Hugh Gaitskell Primary School, Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s CE Primary School, Middleton. School Streets make roads outside schools into pedestrian and cyclist zones at the times displayed on the signs and

Crackdown on violent crime welcome in Hunslet & Riverside

Knife crime has risen nationally in the past 10 years, but following the introduction of the West Yorkshire Police initiative, Operation Jemlock in April 2019, the region continues to buck the trend. Speaking in response to the most recent data released on the operation, the Chair of the West Yorkshire

Healthy holidays thanks to Holbeck Together recipe packs

In a bid to promote healthy eating habits, alleviate holiday hunger and help out parents to feed their families during the school holidays, South Leeds not-for-profit organisation Holbeck Together has run a bi-weekly initiative providing food packs and recipe ideas for families. Funded by Leeds Community Foundation’s Healthy Holidays Fund,

Airport expansion protesters cycle to Middleton to highlight noise threat

Ride the Noise: campaigners cycle the outline of LBA’s ‘noise map’ to highlight areas affected by increased noise if airport expansion goes ahead On Saturday (29 August 2020), the same day that Tour de France riders set off from Nice, cyclists from the Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport