Category: Stourton

News and events for the Stourton area

A positive step towards accessibility at Skelton Grange bridge

The latest meeting to discuss the previously accessibility concerns surrounding Skelton Grange Road bridge was held virtually last Friday (12 March 2021) to explore the preferred options previously identified by stakeholders. As previously reported here and here access along the Trans Pennine cycling Trail is blocked at Skelton Grange Road

Alistair Brownlee backs Stourton bridge campaign

Olympic star, Alistair Brownlee MBE, has leant his support to the campaign (previously reported here) to make major Leeds and regional cycling and walking route accessible to all. Leeds Cycling Campaign has released a new film highlighting the need for urgent action to provide safe access for cyclists, runners and

Plans for new waste incinerator at Stourton move forward

Plans for an Energy from Waste (EfW) incinerator plant on the site of the old Skelton Grange power stations are set to come to fruition this year, ten years after a planning application was first submitted. South Leeds Life first reported on plans for such a plant back in February

Mill’s milestone exhibition is a breath of fresh Aire

For centuries it helped swell the surging waters of British industry by harnessing the power of the River Aire. From making oil that powered some of the world’s first locomotives to manufacturing putty that repaired London after The Blitz, Thwaite Watermill played an important part in Leeds becoming a powerhouse