Work on Leeds City Council’s Connecting Leeds programme in the city centre will see The Headrow closed eastbound from Sunday 1 September 2019. As a result, many bus routes will be affected and the number 1 service will be cut in two with a new 10 service running on the
A £617,000 bid by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to fund a fleet of five ultra-low emission electric buses to serve the new, 1,200 space park and ride site at Stourton in Leeds has been successful. In addition, bus company First West Yorkshire have been awarded £1.77 million to introduce
The historic Leeds Bridge will reopen before Christmas to two-way traffic as essential maintenance works near completion. From Friday (21 December 2018) works necessary to strengthen the bridge will be completed. Bridge End over the River Aire by The Calls in the city centre will then reopen to two-way traffic.
On Friday (9 November 2018) a new facility was opened at Broomfield South Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) in Belle Isle. Here staff member Charlotte Gray-Sharp who led the project, tells the story of Broomfield Bus. Back at the start of 2017 the idea was hatched to have a unique
Some Public Transport Changes to South Leeds and areas come into effect this weekend. Changes to West Yorkshire’s public transport network between Saturday 21 and Monday 23 October 2017. The main changes affecting South Leeds are as follows: 1 A revised timetable will be introduced to improve punctuality 61/61A A
As previously reported by South Leeds Life, the number 12 bus route is to be extended to the White Rose Shopping Centre. The new service starts on Sunday (19 February 2017). Photos show: Visitors enjoying the Scalextric layout, plus Will Pearson (First Bus), Cllr Kim Groves (Middleton Park ward), Dean
From Sunday 19 February 2017 the No. 12 bus route will be extended to serve the White Rose Shopping Centre. This will enable residents from Hunslet, Belle Isle, and Middleton to access the centre by a frequent direct bus service. This will be a great benefit to the community, enabling residents from areas
A major investment of more than £180million in bus services in Leeds to double passenger numbers within 10 years and improve air quality has been proposed and as reported by South Leeds Life yesterday, the improvements include a new Park and Ride facility at Stourton. The details were revealed as