Final Decision Awaited on Cottingley Springs Traveller Site Expansion

6 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

Inquiry Opens into Cottingley Springs Traveller Site Expansion

20 days ago
Inquiry opens into Cottingley Springs traveller site expansion. Residents and councillors have attended a three day public inquiry held by the Planning Inspectorate in Leeds to consider the expansion of the Cottingley Springs traveller site near Gildersome... -> Read more at Morley Observer

Green Light for Hundreds of Flats on Former Leeds High School and Police Depot Sites

34 days ago
Green light for hundreds of flats on former Leeds high school and police depot sites. A £40M redevelopment which will transform the sites of a disused Leeds high school building and a former police depot into new homes has been given the go-ahead by planning chiefs at the second attempt... -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Pickles Will Decide on Proposed Traveller Site

51 days ago
Pickles will decide on proposed traveller site. Eric Pickles has said that the final decision over whether or not to approve a traveller site based near Morley Station will rest with him. -> Read more at Morley Observer

Leeds Allotment Holders Celebrate High Court Ruling

17 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

Inspectors Slam South Yorkshire Prison

9 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

War on Eyesores 'being Won' in Leeds

4 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

Judge Urges Police and Leeds United to Reach Agreement in Costs Row

21 days ago
Judge urges police and Leeds United to reach agreement in costs row. WEST Yorkshire Police look set to hand back more money to Leeds United for wrongfully-levied matchday policing charges after a new ruling by a High Court judge... -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Immingham Home Care Agency Told to Improve by Inspectors After

Immingham Home Care Agency Told to Improve by Inspectors After29 days ago
Immingham home care agency told to improve by inspectors after . A HOME care agency has been told it needs immediate improvement by inspectors after failing to meet nine of the 11 national standards that were tested. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is taking action to protect the safety and welfare of people receiving care from Aamina Homecare Limited in Immingham, which has about 130... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Go-ahead for £40m Leeds Housing Scheme

32 days ago
Go-ahead for £40m Leeds housing scheme. A £40M redevelopment which will transform the sites of a disused Leeds high school building and a former police depot into new homes has been given the go-ahead by planning chiefs at the second attempt... -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Leeds Allotment Tenants Ready for Court Ruling on Rent Hike Row

17 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

Sheffield Special School Rated Good by Inspectors

24 days ago
Sheffield special school rated good by inspectors. Pupils at a Sheffield special school are achieving well – making good progress from usually very low starting points, inspectors have found... -> Read more at The Star

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

17 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

Gigs Rescheduled as Leeds Music Venue Closes over Summer

38 days ago
Gigs rescheduled as Leeds music venue closes over summer. A POPULAR music venue in Leeds has announced it will close its doors this weekend, with gigs being moved to other sites... -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

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

Bradford Training Organisation Aspire-i Told to Improve by Education Inspectors15 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 Inspectors15 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'

9 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

LETTER: Green Fields Will Never Remain with Present Law

20 days ago
LETTER: Green fields will never remain with present law. CONSERVATIVE protests about the delayed Local Plan are a smokescreen for destructive changes introduced by their government. David Cameron and Eric Pickles introduced the National Planning Policy Framework with its 'presumption in favour of sustainable development'. That means greenfield sites on the edge of places like... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Gigs Rescheduled as Leeds' Cockpit Music Venue Closes over Summer

38 days ago
Gigs rescheduled as Leeds' Cockpit music venue closes over summer. A POPULAR music venue in Leeds has announced it will close its doors this weekend, with gigs being moved to other sites... -> Read more at Yorkshire Post

Traveller to Share NHS Experiences to Help Improve Services

Traveller to Share NHS Experiences to Help Improve Services11 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

Illegal Traveller Camps Problem is Back to Haunt Bradford

Illegal Traveller Camps Problem is Back to Haunt Bradford2 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

New Opening Hours for Council's Museum Sites

37 days ago
New opening hours for Council's museum sites. Three of Barnsley Council's museum sites are to revise their opening hours, to ensure they are open to visitors at optimum times. Cannon Hall Museum, Experience Barnsley Museum and Worsbrough Mill will all see a change to their opening hours, in time for the start of the summer holidays. Cllr Roy Miller, Cabinet Spokesperson for Place... -> Read more at Barnsley News & Sport

See Where Mobile Speed Cameras Will be Operating in Northern

See Where Mobile Speed Cameras Will be Operating in Northern11 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

Travellers Must Vacate Site Near Selby

Travellers Must Vacate Site Near Selby13 days ago
Travellers must vacate site near Selby. A TRAVELLER'S site near Selby must be vacated, the Government has decided. -> Read more at York Press

Travellers Camp at Bridlington Car Boot Site

15 days ago
Travellers camp at Bridlington car boot site. A carboot sale operator has promised to stand firm after a fleet of traveller caravans moved on to his popular trading site in Bridlington... -> Read more at Bridlington Free Press