Olympian’s seal of approval of new Leeds cycle facilities on the East Leeds Orbital Route

Double Olympic Champion and Leeds City Council’s active travel ambassador, Alistair Brownlee joins pupils and staff from Highfield Primary School on the new East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR). Accompanied by Councillor James Lewis, leader of the council and Councillor Helen Hayden, executive member for infrastructure and climate, Alistair Brownlee makes the first tracks on…

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Man with a van picks up hefty fine for dumping waste

A Leeds man who advertises ‘Man with a Van’ services on social media has been fined over £1700 for illegally dumping waste on a country lane, which he had been paid to dispose of. Christopher Brennan of Eastwood Drive, Swarcliffe, Leeds was fined £692 for illegally depositing waste for profit, and carrying waste illegally.…

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Cheers to new council homes

Tenants will soon be able to raise a glass and toast their new council home, built on the site of a former pub. What was once home to the Squinting Cat in Swarcliffe has been transformed into 18 new apartments now known as The Plantation. The high-quality properties have been designed and built with…

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