Tag: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Construction starts at White Rose rail station

Construction work has started on Leeds’ £26.5 million new White Rose Rail Station delivered in partnership by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Leeds City Council, Munroe K, Network Rail and the Department for Transport. The rail station between Morley and Cotttingley on the Transpennine route will make it easier to

Have your say on updated Dewsbury Road plans

South Leeds residents are invited to give feedback on updated plans for £13million improvements to develop one of West Yorkshire’s main travel routes. The route runs from Mirfield to Dewsbury to Leeds (referred to as M2D2L) encompassing the A644 and A653 and serves 600,000 local residents, as well as major

Celebrations as latest section of Dewsbury Road cycle route opens

The latest section of Leeds’s Dewsbury Road cycle route was officially opened yesterday (Wednesday 27 October 2021). The 1.5km section of new route between Garnet Road and Beeston Ring Road extends the existing segregated cycle lane on Dewsbury Road and will help connect more people with job, training, education and

Free half term family cycling activities in Cross Flatts Park

Looking for ideas to keep the kids entertained this half term?    Join the West Yorkshire Combined Authority for free family cycling activities at Cross Flatts Park, Beeston on Wednesday (27 October 2021), 1–3pm.     There will be balance bike activities for the little ones and a cycling obstacle course for older children, as well as bike checks and minor

Mayor invests £1m in construction skills at college

Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire has visited Leeds College of Building to celebrate the college receiving over £1 million of grant funding from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Adult Education Budget (AEB), allocated to support adults in learning skills needed by West Yorkshire’s construction industry. The Mayor also took

Last chance to have your say on the future of Cottingley Rail Station

People are being invited to have their say on the future of Cottingley Rail Station, Leeds, before a public consultation being held by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in partnership with Leeds City Council, Munroe K and Network Rail closes at midnight on Monday (4 October 2021). Construction is due

Stourton’s solar powered Park & Ride officially opened

The controversial Stourton Park & Ride was officially opened by the Minister for future of transport and environment, Rachel Maclean MP on 16 September 2021. Stourton Park & Ride is the third park and ride site in Leeds alongside Elland Road and Temple Green. It opened its doors to customers

Leeds United star cuts the ribbon on Elland Road cycle route

Leeds United star Patrick Bamford joined the celebrations at the official opening of the city’s new Elland Road cycle lane today (Monday 20 September 2021). The 1.5km route, which runs from Elland Road Park & Ride to the city centre, will help connect people in south Leeds with job, training,