It’s with a heavy heart that I see once again the Parnaby estate in Hunslet must bear the brunt of further ‘development’ in the name of progress or sacrifice to the motor car. The eyesore of what looks like landscape open heart surgery at the bottom of the estate where
A man who was seriously injured when he was hit by a lorry on the M621 in Leeds has died in hospital. The 47-year-old man, John Rangeley from Beeston, was involved in a collision with an articulated lorry near to junction 3 at 5.02am on Monday (4 November 2019). He
The M621 motorway which sweeps through South Leeds will see further night time disruption in the coming months as preparatory work is carried out ahead of a raft of improvement works. Highways England say that the major investment will support economic growth and improve journey times for drivers and the
Residents of Hunslet and Belle Isle are organising a campaign against a proposed new Park and Ride scheme in Stourton, following a well-attended public meeting on 20 February 2018. The proposed scheme would see a carpark for 1100 cars built on fields just off junction 7 of the M621, behind
St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck was packed out on Tuesday evening (3 October 2017) with 170+ residents and others gathering for a stormy community forum. The meeting was looking at the controversial local issues of the ‘Managed Area’ (a scheme designed to see on-street sex work tolerated in a
Consultation events are taking place next week in Belle Isle and Hunslet as Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority reveal details of the planned Park & Ride scheme to be built by Junction 7 of the M621 at Stourton. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the
Hot on the heals of announcing a public consultation on M621 upgrades, Highways England have announced that six months of roadworks will commence this month in Hunslet. The agency will be installing a concrete central reserve barrier, improving safety barriers next to the verge and road drainage, between Junctions 3
Highways England have announced a consultation on improvements to the M621 motorway in South Leeds including the closure of the off slip road at Junction 2A (Cemetery Road, Holbeck). The proposals aim to improve traffic flows and include giving greater priority to traffic moving westwards between Junction 3 and 2.
The saga of Michael Maloney’s attempt to create a small gypsy / traveller site in Hunslet Carr came to an end recently with the report of the planning inspector, who backed the Council’s decision to refuse Mr Maloney planning permission. I don’t want to go into the case in great
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision on the M621 on Tuesday night (6 January 2015). The incident happened at 5.15pm when a male pedestrian was in collision with a Peugeot 407 near to junction 2 (northbound) of the motorway (A643 Elland Road and Ingram Distributor).