Tag: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

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,

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, from today (Monday 12 July 2021), as part of a 12-week consultation being held by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in partnership with Leeds City Council and Munroe K. As previously reported, construction is due

Asda launches free car charging point at Middleton store

Asda will provide customers with free to use electric vehicle (EV) charging points in some of its West Yorkshire stores thanks to a new partnership with ENGIE. Customers will have 24/7 access to the free charging points across 19 of the retailer’s stores, including Middleton, Asda’s sustainability store. Supplying 100%

New South Leeds segregated cycle routes due to complete in May

Work will complete this Spring on several cycling and walking schemes across Leeds which have been accelerated through the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme, to meet the challenge of providing more travel choices for people as coronavirus restrictions are lifted across the country. Working in partnership with Leeds City Council and Sustrans, the walking and cycling charity, more

Bus stop improvements in Belle Isle and Middleton

Further to our report last June, designs have now been finalised to improve 36 bus stops on Belle Isle Road, Ring Road Middleton and Middleton Park Avenue. A report published yesterday (10 March 2021) details the scheme, valued at £300,000, which is to be wholly funded from West Yorkshire Combined

Vaccination transport plan announced

Major new measures launched to help get residents to and from their vaccination appointments As the mass vaccination programme rolls out, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has announced several important measures to assist local people in getting to community vaccination centres by public transport, including the introduction of free travel to