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Fracking waste water discharged into the River Aire

Toxic waste fluid from the UK’s only functioning fracking site in Lancashire was (and quite possibly still is) being brought to a local Leeds waste treatment plant, and the residue later discharged into the south Leeds water system with only limited safety tests, campaigners have discovered. FCC Environment run a

Vote Ruby for Leeds Children’s Mayor

Ruby Turner from Belle Isle is standing for election to become the next Children’s Lord Mayor of Leeds. In her manifesto she says “my main priority would be to tackle the homophobia problem in our schools.” Speaking to South Leeds Life she explained: “I picked it (homophobia) because I think

New playground opened in Middleton Park

The Friends of Middleton Park working in close partnership with officers from the Leeds City Council and Groundwork trust have managed to secure a package of funding that has enabled the playground to be refurbished, extended and new play opportunities to be installed. The improvement work was undertaken following feedback

A new day dawns for Trentham Park

Local residents marked the regeneration of Trentham Park in Beeston at an official relaunch event on Saturday (17 August 2019). Under sunny skies, local residents completed a ribbon-cutting ceremony, children played with the new equipment and everyone treated themselves to free ice cream. It followed the installation of a new

Opening date set for Iceland’s Food Warehouse in Cottingley

The Food Warehouse has invested more than three quarters of a million pounds in bringing a brand new store to Junction One Retail Park in Cottingley. The 9,877 sq ft supermarket will open its doors on Tuesday 20 August 2019, creating 30 new jobs and offering shoppers all the great