Matthew Murray High School is now no more than some ghostly marks on a field, and Murray’s name is in danger of disappearing too. Did you know why the school was named after him? Here’s a reminder about the man and a call to support an idea to give him
Asda and The Canal and River Trust have taken to the waters of the Leeds & Liverpool canal today to kick start a week-long litter pick which will involve hundreds of colleagues from Asda. The ‘Asda Big Canal Clean-up’ is one of the country’s largest ever, as volunteers aim to
Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 26 August 2019: Extension to unit and demolition of two existing extensions Braithwaite Street Holbeck Leeds LS11 9XE Ref.
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
Scott Parnell – the civils and drainage supplies specialist – has announced the opening of its new depot in Leeds. This will be the fifth branch for the company, which launched from its Witham Head Office in 2012. It also has branches at Romford, Milton Keynes and Aberdare in Wales.
The annual ‘Leeds Running Day’ is back this Sunday (18 August 2019), with vintage buses and coaches offering free rides all day across south and central Leeds. The beautifully restored vehicles will circulate 10am to 5pm, between Thwaite Mills museum in Stourton, Middleton Railway in Hunslet, Leeds Industrial Museum in
Volunteers are helping sculpt a traditional cob pizza-oven ahead of a charity open day at a conservation centre in South East Leeds. The oven will be the centre piece for TCV Skelton Grange’s Open Day in September and is being crafted with traditional techniques and reclaimed materials. Six volunteers have
A range of volunteer training days are running with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) to complete work on a new entrance and event space at Skelton Grange Environment Centre in South Leeds. The works are now in their final phases, and will be completed with volunteer workshops on walling, traditional cob
Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 15 July 2019: Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of planning approval 16/04673/FU to enable engineering changes and improve
Leeds City Council’s Executive Board will discuss the Council’s response to the consultation on plans to run the new HS2 high speed rail line on a viaduct through South Leeds. The report to Wednesday’s meeting (24 July 2019) raises concerns about the visual impact of the viaduct calling for more