Tag: West Yorkshire Mayor

Candidates announced for Council and Mayoral elections

The candidates for the 2024 Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Mayor elections have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward, Middleton Park ward and for the West Yorkshire Mayor. We’re writing to all the candidates

South Leeds on track for new mass transit system

Plans for a tram system running through Leeds and Bradford have been set out today (7 March 2024) , with a line to Elland Road and White Rose in the first phase. The proposals were published today ahead of the final Combined Authority meeting of West Yorkshire’s leaders next week

Call for land to be safeguarded for southern station extension

The Mayor of West Yorkshire and leader of Leeds City Council have written (full letter attached) to the Prime Minister, urging him to ensure land around Leeds Station continues to be safeguarded. The land was earmarked for the HS2 high speed rail route through Stourton and Hunslet until the eastern

West Yorkshire Mayor meets residents in Belle Isle

West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin attended a public meeting in Belle Isle on Monday (25 September 2023) answering residents’ questions about crime, anti-social behaviour and transport issues. About 25 people attended the meeting, organised by Cllr Sharon Burke (Labour, Middleton Park) at St John & St Barnabas church’s Welcome Centre

Mayor urges organisations to apply for Safer Communities Fund

Groups across West Yorkshire that are helping to end the scourge of violence in the region are being urged to step forward and apply for the Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund. West Yorkshire Mayor, Tracy Brabin, has made £350,000 available to voluntary and community groups, charities, and partners with an innovative

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