Belle Isle Circus and Whitfield estate safe as Trolleybus scheme is scrapped The proposed trolleybus scheme for Leeds has been scrapped following the Planning Inspector’s recommendation that the scheme was “not suitable for development”. The trolleybus had been due to run from a park and ride off junction 7 of
Residents of the Whitfield estate in Hunslet mounted a protest on Friday (15 August 2014) against the proposed route of the NGT Trolleybus through their estate. The plans, which are currently being scrutinised by a public enquiry, would see a dual track run along the precinct past Hunslet Library,
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Over on the Culture Vulture, Phil Kirby has been up on the roof of Temple Works in Holbeck to sample another bottle of Asda’s wine in his Come Wine With Me series.
Welcome to our review of 2013, a year of contrasting weather – a winter that didn’t let go until late May followed by a long warm summer and rounded off by wild storms. One of the stories that ran all year, started right here at South Leeds Life with
Protesters opposing plans for Leeds’ new £250 million trolleybus system lobbied outside Leeds Civic Hall today. Around 30 protesters held placards and gave out leaflets ahead of a council meeting to discuss some of the planning issues facing the planned NGT (Next Generation Transport) trolleybus scheme, which will
Infrastructure projects are interesting aren’t they? New roads and railways, for example. I watched that documentary about the London Underground last night. My daughter, who is currently living in “that London” and I get quite excited about the tube. She even bought me a book about the tube map