Category: Stourton

News and events for the Stourton area

Resumed barge traffic to Leeds is “very opportune” says CBOA

The Commercial Boat Operators Association (CBOA) is delighted that barge traffic carrying marine dredged aggregates has re-started from Hull to Leeds. The 500 tonnes capacity barges are now regularly arriving at Knostrop Wharf, east Leeds. “This shows the value of using barges”, said CBOA Chairman David Lowe. He continued: “With

Stourton’s solar powered Park & Ride officially opened

The controversial Stourton Park & Ride was officially opened by the Minister for future of transport and environment, Rachel Maclean MP on 16 September 2021. Stourton Park & Ride is the third park and ride site in Leeds alongside Elland Road and Temple Green. It opened its doors to customers

Trust urges people to stay SAFE near the water

Canal & River Trust sees increase in numbers of people jumping into its canals and rivers and issues reminder ahead of World Drowning Prevention Day (25 July 2021) asking families to stay SAFE by water As temperatures soar, Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity which cares for

Hunslet Road bus improvements set for early autumn completion

Work will complete in late summer / early autumn on the A61 south bus corridor from Leeds to Wakefield, via Stourton and Hunslet. The A61 south improvement scheme forms one of Connecting Leeds plans for priority corridors and consists of a series of improvements to bus prioritisation, walking and cycling. The route caters