Category: Stourton

News and events for the Stourton area

Fracking waste water discharged into the River Aire

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

Free vintage bus day returns this Sunday

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 sculpt traditional cob oven for community day in South Leeds

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