'Surprise' at New Leeds Traveller Camp

13 days ago
'Surprise' at new Leeds traveller camp. A traveller camp has been set up in Leeds, sparking a “surprised” reaction from councillors. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Anger at Illegal Traveller Camps as Official Bradford Sites Remain Underused

Anger at Illegal Traveller Camps as Official Bradford Sites Remain Underused8 days ago
Anger at illegal traveller camps as official Bradford sites remain underused. ANGRY politicians say travellers had "no excuse" for setting up illegal camps across the district this summer as it emerged that Bradford Council's official sites, just upgraded at a cost of £820,000, are far from full. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

South Yorkshire Construction Sites to Get Unannounced Visits

13 hours ago
South Yorkshire construction sites to get unannounced visits. Construction sites across South Yorkshire will receive unannounced visit by health and safety inspectors over the next month in a bid to reduce deaths, injuries and ill health. -> Read more at The Star

Final Decision Awaited on Cottingley Springs Traveller Site Expansion

38 days ago
Final decision awaited on Cottingley Springs traveller site expansion. The plan will now be subject to a comprehensive planning inspectors report before a final decision is made... -> Read more at Morley Observer

Leeds Allotment Holders Celebrate High Court Ruling

49 days ago
Leeds allotment holders celebrate High Court ruling. Campaigning allotment holders in Leeds have today won their legal challenge against Leeds City Council over a planned rent increase to their plots. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Should Leeds Wasteland be Turned into Pitches for Traveller Caravans?

25 days ago
Should Leeds wasteland be turned into pitches for traveller caravans?. PLANS for a small travellers’ caravan site on a piece of Leeds wasteland are expected to be thrown out by councillors next week - despite the city having an acknowledged “shortfall” of facilities. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Piecemeal Travellers' Sites are 'not the Solution' for Leeds Pitch Shortage

13 days ago
Piecemeal travellers' sites are 'not the solution' for Leeds pitch shortage. PLANS for a small travellers’ caravan site next to a Leeds primary school have been thrown out by Leeds planning chiefs by the narrowest of margins. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Inspectors Slam South Yorkshire Prison

41 days ago
Inspectors slam South Yorkshire prison. Doncaster Prison has been criticised by inspectors - for locking up inmates in cells without electricity or running water for more than two days... -> Read more at The Star

Redfearn Not Ruling Himself out of Leeds United Job

Redfearn Not Ruling Himself out of Leeds United Job22 days ago
Redfearn not ruling himself out of Leeds United job. CARETAKER manager Neil Redfearn refused to rule himself out of the running to succeed David Hockaday as head coach as Leeds ended a run of three defeats with a 1-0 home victory over luckless Bolton. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

War on Eyesores 'being Won' in Leeds

36 days ago
War on eyesores 'being won' in Leeds. MAJOR drive to clean up dozens of eyesore sites in Leeds and bring them back into community use is bearing fruit, a planning boss says... -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds United 1 Bolton Wanderers 0: Redfearn Not Ruling Himself out

23 days ago
Leeds United 1 Bolton Wanderers 0: Redfearn not ruling himself out. Caretaker manager Neil Redfearn refused to rule himself out of the running to succeed David Hockaday as head coach as Leeds United ended a run of three defeats with a 1-0 home victory over Bolton... -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds Allotment Tenants Ready for Court Ruling on Rent Hike Row

49 days ago
Leeds allotment tenants ready for court ruling on rent hike row. A HIGH court was today set to rule on a rent increase row between Leeds allotment tenants and their city council landlords. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Plan for Traveller Pitches on Eyesore Site Set for Refusal

25 days ago
Plan for traveller pitches on eyesore site set for refusal. PLANS for a small travellers’ caravan site on a piece of Leeds wasteland are expected to be thrown out by councillors - despite the city having an acknowledged “shortfall” of facilities. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Four New Bradford Swimming Pool Sites Unveiled as Axe Still Hangs over Baths

Four New Bradford Swimming Pool Sites Unveiled as Axe Still Hangs over Baths32 days ago
Four new Bradford swimming pool sites unveiled as axe still hangs over baths. FAVOURED sites for new swimming pools across Bradford can be revealed today as a month-long public consultation starts next week over the Council's controversial plans. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

REDFEARN NOT RULING HIMSELF OUT

REDFEARN NOT RULING HIMSELF OUT22 days ago
REDFEARN NOT RULING HIMSELF OUT. CARETAKER manager Neil Redfearn refused to rule himself out of the running to succeed David Hockaday as head coach as Leeds ended a run of three defeats with a 1-0 home victory over luckless Bolton. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Meetings Discuss How to Return Wildlife to Former South Yorkshire Colliery Sites

49 days ago
Meetings discuss how to return wildlife to former South Yorkshire colliery sites. Communities in Barnsley and Doncaster are invited to free events to find out more about work to return wildlife to former colliery sites. -> Read more at The Star

Row over City Centre Brownfield Sites

Row over City Centre Brownfield Sites24 days ago
Row over city centre brownfield sites. CONSERVATIVE politicians are calling for a rethink over housing plans for York's greenfield land, after figures showed the city-centre had one of the highest concentrations of undeveloped brownfield sites in the country. -> Read more at York Press

Bradford Training Organisation Aspire-i Told to Improve by Education Inspectors

Bradford Training Organisation Aspire-i Told to Improve by Education Inspectors47 days ago
Bradford training organisation Aspire-i told to improve by education inspectors. A BRADFORD non-profit organisation which helps get young people into work or training has been told it needs to improve by Government inspectors. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Bradford Training Organisation Told to Improve by Education Inspectors

Bradford Training Organisation Told to Improve by Education Inspectors47 days ago
Bradford training organisation told to improve by education inspectors. A BRADFORD non-profit organisation which helps get young people into work or training has been told it needs to improve by Government inspectors. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Leeds Eyesore Site Could Turn into 'good Neighbour'

41 days ago
Leeds eyesore site could turn into 'good neighbour'. AN eyesore piece of land which has caused 14 years of misery for a Leeds community – and was even put on a hitlist of the city’s worst ‘nuisance’ sites – is set to be transformed into a new development which promises to be a “good neighbour”. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Lakeminster Park Residents Facing Eviction for Second Time

Lakeminster Park Residents Facing Eviction for Second Time18 days ago
Lakeminster Park residents facing eviction for second time. RESIDENTS at a holiday park near Beverley are facing eviction for a second time. It comes after a planning inspector dismissed a second appeal for the 73 park homes to remain in permanent occupation at Lakeminster Park, Woodmansey. The ruling follows a three-week public inquiry held earlier this summer. The fresh inquiry... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Favoured Sites for New Swimming Pools Across Bradford are Revealed

Favoured Sites for New Swimming Pools Across Bradford are Revealed32 days ago
Favoured sites for new swimming pools across Bradford are revealed. FAVOURED sites for new swimming pools across Bradford can be revealed today as a month-long public consultation starts next week over the Council's controversial plans. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Traveller to Share NHS Experiences to Help Improve Services

Traveller to Share NHS Experiences to Help Improve Services43 days ago
Traveller to share NHS experiences to help improve services. A GYPSY'S personal story of facing difficulties with the NHS will give Bradford's clinical leaders food for thought at a meeting next week. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Hospital Bullying Claim Interviews Completed by ACAS in Hull

Hospital Bullying Claim Interviews Completed by ACAS in Hull4 days ago
Hospital bullying claim interviews completed by ACAS in Hull . A TEAM tasked with investigating bullying at East Yorkshire hospitals is set to produce its report to health bosses. Conciliation service ACAS was called in by senior management of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust after hospital inspectors uncovered a culture of bullying at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Illegal Traveller Camps Problem is Back to Haunt Bradford

Illegal Traveller Camps Problem is Back to Haunt Bradford34 days ago
Illegal traveller camps problem is back to haunt Bradford. IN the late 1980s the-then Labour Council lost power at City Hall to the Conservative Group, led by one Councillor Eric Pickles. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus