Category: Stourton

News and events for the Stourton area

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

Help needed for Christmas Junk Food Project

The acclaimed Real Junk Food Project in Stourton is making an urgent appeal for volunteers to help with their Kindness Christmas initiative. The initiative is running all month until Wednesday 23 December 2020, and aims to provide families within West Yorkshire – who have registered – with a hamper of

Canal charity urges cyclists to slow down

The Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that looks after 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has launched an online campaign appealing for people riding bikes on towpaths to take it easy and slow down. A short (1½ minute) video and animation reminds all those visiting the