Dreaded Japanese Knotweed Invades the Avenues in West Hull

Dreaded Japanese Knotweed Invades the Avenues in West Hull

7 days ago
Dreaded Japanese knotweed invades the Avenues in west Hull. RESIDENTS fear an infestation of the "dreaded" Japanese knotweed in the Avenues. Homeowners are being urged to be on the lookout for the plant after it was spotted growing in Marlborough Avenue. Posters have been tied to trees in Pearson Park asking people "Have you seen this weed? "The plant, which can grow... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Campaign Group Blasts Removal of Trees in Town Centre

Campaign Group Blasts Removal of Trees in Town Centre13 days ago
Campaign group blasts removal of trees in town centre. COUNCIL chiefs have defended their decision to chop down trees on one of Keighley's busiest main streets. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Bradford Council Can't Afford Tax Breaks for Vulnerable Groups

Bradford Council Can't Afford Tax Breaks for Vulnerable Groups15 days ago
Bradford Council can't afford tax breaks for vulnerable groups. BRADFORD Council has ruled out a tax break for vulnerable groups because it says it cannot afford it. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Rendering Plant Could Have Permit Suspended over Smells and Noise

Rendering Plant Could Have Permit Suspended over Smells and Noise29 days ago
Rendering plant could have permit suspended over smells and noise. A COMPANY at the centre of a long-running wrangle over noise and odour complaints at its animal rendering plant could have its operating permit suspended under a recommendation by Bradford councillors. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

New Plans Unveiled for Market Site in Tree Row

27 days ago
New plans unveiled for market site in tree row. A COUNCIL at the centre of a row over the removal of five birch trees from Thirsk Market Place which generated a petition signed by 1,000 people has said new trees will be planted. -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Three Bradford District Community Groups to Receive Royal Award

Three Bradford District Community Groups to Receive Royal Award2 days ago
Three Bradford district community groups to receive royal award. THREE community groups based in the Bradford district have been named among a select band of projects set to receive a prestigious royal award next month. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Trees Blamed for Wiping out Doncaster's Man Mobile Phone

39 days ago
Trees blamed for wiping out Doncaster's man mobile phone. A disgruntled customer has gone into battle with a mobile phone giant because he says he is unable to make and receive calls when trees are in leaf. -> Read more at The Star

Two Runaway Men Arrested After Hiding in Trees

Two Runaway Men Arrested After Hiding in Trees48 days ago
Two runaway men arrested after hiding in trees. Two men were arrested following a police chase which ended when they were spotted hiding in trees. -> Read more at York Press

Trees Set Alight in Arson Attacks in South Yorkshire

31 days ago
Trees set alight in arson attacks in South Yorkshire. Trees, hedges and bushes found burning on two separate streets in South Yorkshire were all set alight deliberately. -> Read more at The Star

New Cycling Group to Help Build Tour Legacy

9 days ago
New cycling group to help build Tour legacy. Members of the public or cycling groups have been invited to join a new consultation group aimed at informing future council policy. -> Read more at Kirklees Council

Bradford 3rd Best City For Quality Of Living

Bradford 3rd Best City For Quality Of Living20 days ago
Bradford 3rd Best City For Quality Of Living. Survey results come just two days after it was named the 'most dangerous' city in the UK. A survey of UK cities has put Bradford in the top three for quality of living. MoneySupermarket says low property prices and rent leave people more money to spend on themselves. Cardiff had the best quality of living closely followed by Belfast... -> Read more at The Pulse

Retro: Sheffield's Love Affair with Trees

36 days ago
Retro: Sheffield's love affair with trees. Nothing’s new under the sun, as they say, and that’s certainly the case with Sheffield’s long love affair with its trees... -> Read more at Sheffield Telegraph

'Expensive' Waste Plant Proposals' Criticised by Local MP

29 days ago
'Expensive' waste plant proposals' criticised by local MP. Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has condemned proposals to press ahead with a controversial waste plant in North Yorkshire dubbing it “an expensive and unnecessary project. ”... -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Large Fire at Waste Recycling Plant

Large Fire at Waste Recycling Plant4 days ago
Large fire at waste recycling plant. Up to 60 firefighters tackle a large blaze at a recycling plant in East Yorkshire. -> Read more at BBC News

Fire at Recycling Plant Tackled

Fire at Recycling Plant Tackled6 hours ago
Fire at recycling plant tackled. Firefighters are tackling a large fire at a recycling plant in Hull. -> Read more at BBC News

New Meeting Place for Local History Groups

13 days ago
New meeting place for local history groups. A new website for South Yorkshire’s community history groups is being launched today in Barnsley... -> Read more at Sheffield Telegraph

Ellis Secured Second Order from Chinese Power Plant

Ellis Secured Second Order from Chinese Power Plant49 days ago
Ellis secured second order from Chinese power plant. RILLINGTON-based cable cleat manufacturer Ellis has secured a second major contract from firms constructing a new nuclear power plant in China. -> Read more at York Press

Library to be Co-run by Groups

22 days ago
Library to be co-run by groups. A Sheffield library which still had its future up in the air will be jointly run by two community groups... -> Read more at The Star

Time is Running out for Community Groups to Apply for Grants

Time is Running out for Community Groups to Apply for Grants47 days ago
Time is running out for community groups to apply for grants. COMMUNITY groups that provide valuable services for local people have a golden opportunity to apply for Government cash that could help them. Grants are available under the Community First initiative to organisations and groups of local people in certain parts of Grimsby. Canon Peter Mullins, of St Michael's Church, in Great... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Power Plant Plans Move a Step Closer After Deal

17 days ago
Power plant plans move a step closer after deal. Plans to open a gas-fired power plant in Doncaster have moved a step closer after a leading power station developer took over running of the site... -> Read more at The Star

North Yorkshire Incinerator Plant Given Go-ahead

North Yorkshire Incinerator Plant Given Go-ahead8 days ago
North Yorkshire incinerator plant given go-ahead. NORTH Yorkshire County Council has given the go-ahead for a controversial incinerator plant at Allerton Park near Knaresborough. -> Read more at The Northern Echo

Bradford MP to Wear Pink in Parliament to Raise Money for Charity

Bradford MP to Wear Pink in Parliament to Raise Money for Charity16 days ago
Bradford MP to wear pink in parliament to raise money for charity. A BRADFORD MP will join the fight against breast cancer by wearing pink in parliament. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Calderdale Cash Boost for Community Projects and Groups

14 days ago
Calderdale cash boost for community projects and groups. The latest round of small grants funding for community groups and projects has been announced, with Calderdale Council allocating thousands of pounds to help local organisations... -> Read more at Brighouse Echo

Future of 120-staff Barnsley Coke Plant Thrown into Doubt

22 days ago
Future of 120-staff Barnsley coke plant thrown into doubt. The future of the country’s last independent coke plant, near Barnsley, has been thrown into doubt by competition from China undercutting it... -> Read more at The Star

Five Sheffield Community Groups Share Grants

11 days ago
Five Sheffield community groups share grants. Five Sheffield community groups are sharing grants worth more than £150,000 thanks to awards from the Veolia Environment Trust. -> Read more at The Star