Leeds City Council has today (30 October 2023) issued an update on the current known impacts of Storm Babet, which brought high winds and heavy rain between October 19-21 2023. Yellow and amber alerts for rainfall were issued by the Met Office across the storm. The high levels of rainfall
The new footbridge over the River Aire at Knostrop has has been Commended in this year’s McEwen Awards organised by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The bridge is a very elegant solution to a civil engineering problem. It sits above the moveable weirs that are part of Flood Alleviation
A new project will help South Leeds youngsters get a feel for boats and learn some new skills this summer. Next Stop Knostrop runs for three days from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 August 2018. The free sessions run from 10am-3pm each day and are aimed at 13-25 year olds.
A £50million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses moveable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – has opened today (4 October 2017). The first phase of the award-winning Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme not only uses state-of-the-art flood defence engineering techniques but is one
The first phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has reached a major milestone as all three moveable weir gates have now been successfully put in place at Knostrop Weir on the River Aire.Costing in the region of £50million, the scheme is being led by Leeds City Council in partnership
A Leeds campaign group is inviting residents of south Leeds, and especially Hunslet, to join them to find out about the potential risk of large amounts of toxic waste water – the leftovers from ‘fracking’ operations across northern England – being brought to the area for processing and disposal. The