'Surprise' at New Leeds Traveller Camp

21 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 Underused15 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

8 days 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

45 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

Yorkshire Construction Sites Face Safety Probe

Yorkshire Construction Sites Face Safety Probe6 days ago
Yorkshire construction sites face safety probe. CONSTRUCTION firms face a clampdown from health and safety inspectors if they are deemed to be ignoring threats to their employees' health. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Should Leeds Wasteland be Turned into Pitches for Traveller Caravans?

32 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

20 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

48 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 Job30 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

43 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

Friarage's Joy As Inspectors Rate School as 'good'

5 days ago
Friarage's joy as inspectors rate school as 'good'. Pupils at Friarage County Primary School say their school is like “one big family”, according to Ofsted inspectors in their latest report. -> Read more at The Scarborough News

Friarage's Joy as Inspectors Rate School as 'good'

5 days ago
Friarage's joy as inspectors rate school as 'good'. Pupils at Friarage County Primary School say their school is like “one big family”, according to Ofsted inspectors in their latest report... -> Read more at The Scarborough News

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

31 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

Plan for Traveller Pitches on Eyesore Site Set for Refusal

32 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

Action to Tackle Derelict Sites

7 days ago
Action to tackle derelict sites. A push to redevelop derelict sites and buildings across Calderdale could soon be put into action, after the issue was discussed by the Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel... -> Read more at Halifax Courier

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 Baths39 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 OUT30 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

Row over City Centre Brownfield Sites

Row over City Centre Brownfield Sites31 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

Leeds Eyesore Site Could Turn into 'good Neighbour'

48 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 Time25 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 Revealed39 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 Services50 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 Hull11 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 Bradford41 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

See Where Mobile Speed Cameras Will be Operating in Northern

See Where Mobile Speed Cameras Will be Operating in Northern50 days ago
See where mobile speed cameras will be operating in northern . Mobile cameras will be in the following locations across northern Lincolnshire in the week commencing August 11. Safer Roads Humber operates fixed and mobile cameras at 85 sites in northern Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire. Motorists should be aware these locations and dates represent the minimum speed enforcement... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph