Category: Cottingley

News and events for the Cottingley area

Latest White Rose Rail Station plans go before Investment Committee

The latest plans for a £24.198 million rail station at White Rose, Leeds, are among the items to be considered by members of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. Members will be asked to progress plans for the new rail station between Morley and Cotttingley on the Transpennine route

Councillors pay tribute to the Fire Service’s response to Covid-19

Beeston and Holbeck Councillors, Gohar Almass, Andrew Scopes and Angela Gabriel, have thanked the Fire Service for the ‘vital lifeline’ they have provided in responding to the challenges of the pandemic. Cllr Gohar Almass, Chair of the Community Safety Committee at the West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority, has highlighted

Drysalters is saved … for now

The planning application to demolish the Drysalters pub in Beeston and build a drive through coffee shop has been rejected by Leeds City Council. In a decision dated 14 September 2020, officers said: “The Public House is considered to form a valued and sustainable facility and which has a strong

Beeston Councillor leads pension fossil fuels divestment drive

On Thursday 31 July councillors on West Yorkshire Pension Fund’s Joint Advisory Group (JAG) took the unexpected step of voting against the proposed WYPF Funding Strategy Statement. WYPF manages the pensions of local government workers in the five West Yorkshire Councils. The Statement was rejected by a majority of councillors