Category: Stourton

News and events for the Stourton area

Call for land to be safeguarded for southern station extension

The Mayor of West Yorkshire and leader of Leeds City Council have written (full letter attached) to the Prime Minister, urging him to ensure land around Leeds Station continues to be safeguarded. The land was earmarked for the HS2 high speed rail route through Stourton and Hunslet until the eastern

Local history: Thwaite Watermill in Stourton (part one)

Thwaite watermill could be considered a unique heritage attraction because it is one of the last working water-powered mills in Britain and due to its varying uses by trade offers a unique lens in which to study the many aspects of local society and industrial history. The life of the

New murals show heritage and wildlife protected by flood scheme

Striking new murals highlight industrial heritage and wildlife protected by the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme The murals, painted by artist James Mayle and funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund celebrate heritage and wildlife, add vibrancy to the area and act as a deterrent for vandalism. The Leeds Flood Alleviation