Category: Cottingley

News and events for the Cottingley area

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

Bus stop improvements for Belle Isle, Middleton and Cottingley

Bus stops on main routes in Belle Isle, Middleton and Cottingley are set for an upgrade including new shelters and real-time bus information boards. The plans are part of a £7.36 million investment across the city which will be discussed by Councillors on the Executive Board on Monday (20 July

Planning permission granted for new White Rose station

Leeds City Council has granted planning permission for a new proposed White Rose Railway Station to improve connectivity in the south of the city. The northwest boundary of the White Rose Office Park and Millshaw Park Industrial Estate, between Churwell viaduct to the north and Walkers Bridge to the south

Older people enjoy a VE Day party at a safe distance

South Leeds Live At Home Scheme (SLLAHS) had planned to hold a party to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day today (8 May 2020). With the Coronavirus lockdown their members couldn’t come together, so SLLAHS took the party to their members. Yesterday a team of volunteers took packs including