Tag: Cllr Andrew Scopes

Councillor fights to make busy road crossing safer

Councillor Andrew Scopes (Beeston & Holbeck) is fighting to get railings reinstalled at a busy road crossing used by school children. The central pedestrian refuge between the two carriageways of Dewsbury Road at the Tommy Wass junction has been left without railings following works relating to the new cycleway. The

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,