Tag: Cllr Andrew Scopes

Not too late to have your say on Dewsbury Road Transport Scheme

Local residents are being told there is still time to submit their views on proposals to improve connectivity between Mirfield, Dewsbury and Leeds. As previously reported, the scheme includes new cycle paths linking White Rose Shopping Centre and Office Park to the Tommy Wass junction on Dewsbury Road and a

Beeston Councillor leads pension fossil fuels divestment drive

On Thursday 31 July councillors on West Yorkshire Pension Fund’s Joint Advisory Group (JAG) took the unexpected step of voting against the proposed WYPF Funding Strategy Statement. WYPF manages the pensions of local government workers in the five West Yorkshire Councils. The Statement was rejected by a majority of councillors

Leeds United training ground – will it benefit Holbeck?

Local people have been reacting to the news that Leeds City Council will discuss selling the site of the former Matthew Murray High School in Holbeck to Leeds United, at a meeting on Wednesday (18 September 2019). The plan is to move Leeds United training facilities currently at Thorpe Arch,

Labour hold on in South Leeds

The Labour Party held on to the three South Leeds seats in yesterday’s (2 May 2019) Council election and held on to control of Leeds City Council, losing just four of their 61 seats across the city. Results came in the early hours of Friday morning following an overnight count

Beeston snooker hall told to close its doors

A snooker hall that sprung up in Beeston has been served with an enforcement notice by Leeds City Council. The Cuedos snooker hall is located on Dewsbury Road near the Tommy Wass junction, in the former Sugar Refinery building. The owners have not applied for planning permission to change the