Leeds school fields campaign victory ‘could set a benchmark for refusing other unwanted developments’
A successful community campaign to halt a major student flat development on former school fields in Leeds could now be used as the benchmark for stopping other unwanted developments - and helping restore “balance” the city’s neighbourhoods.
Tom Richmond: Devolution – Reward Archbishop’s faith and unite behind region
LET me say what Yorkshire’s distinguished business leaders were too polite to highlight in their open letter on devolution published by this newspaper last Saturday – political parochialism is preventing this great county from becoming an even greater success story.
Leeds’s ‘rainy day’ cash pot is at half the ideal level
A Leeds council finance chief says the authority’s ‘rainy day’ fund is at half the levels he would like - and dipping into it to plug any budget gaps would leave the authority in a “less than ideal” situation.
Video: Good deal or no deal, May warns Europe on Brexit
Theresa May has issued a stark warning to her critics on the continent not to use Brexit talks to score “political points” against the UK, as she made it clear she would rather walk away empty-handed than accept a “punitive” deal.