Tag : Leeds City Council

Leeds city centre flooded

3 years ago / 0 comments

Severe flooding has hit Leeds city centre after the River Aire reached a record peak, with flood warnings still in place. A red warning, the highest level of alert, has been issued for Sovereign Street, The Calls and Clarence Dock, areas already badly affected with submerged roads and substantial power … Read More

Halo may ‘intimidate students’ warns Uni

4 years ago / 0 comments

Popular nightclub Halo has been criticised for plans to expand the venue, with officials warning that students using the 24-hour library next door would be ‘intimidated’ by clubbers. A planning application to extend opening hours from 3.30am to 6am, as well as adding two outdoor bars to the club, has … Read More

News | Leeds to become Trolleybus pioneer

5 years ago / 0 comments

    Leeds is set to become the first city to trial trolleybuses, following an application from Leeds City Council.   Trolleybuses, a combination of trams and buses, run on rubber tyres but are powered by overhead electric cables. It is hoped that the trolleybuses will reduce congestion in the … Read More

Student gambling: “I’ve considered taking my life”

6 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds Student investigation has shown that gambling is a serious problem amongst students in Leeds. Our reporter visited several Leeds casinos, and spoke to a number of students. One second year History student, who had just lost hundreds of pounds and wished to remain anonymous, said: “Gambling is ruining … Read More

Club faces closure after violent attacks

6 years ago / 0 comments

Club Fire faces having its licence revoked after a string of attacks and criminal offences at the club. West Yorkshire Police have requested that Leeds City Council licensing committee review Fire’s licence “on the grounds of the prevention of crime and disorder”. The police claim there has been an increase … Read More