Leeds City Council reveals new plan for Clean Air Zone charges, boundaries and vehicles

Future charges for coaches, buses and heavy goods vehicles operating in Leeds which are not compliant with latest emissions standards could be less than originally proposed.


How would Clean Air Zone charges work in Leeds?

How would clean air charges work in Leeds? We provide some answers to questions.


Vehicle blaze closes M62 near Leeds

All traffic is currently being stopped on the M62 near Leeds following a vehicle fire.
A view of the City of London. Benchmark has delivered good organic revenue growth in its half year results.  Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Benchmark delivers good organic revenue growth

Benchmark, the aquaculture health, genetics and advanced nutrition business, today revealed that it had delivered good organic revenue growth over the half year.

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One lane of M62 closed in Leeds during morning rush

One lane of the M62 motorway in Leeds in closed this morning following an accident.

Dramatic video shows moment lorry almost collides with car just off M62 in Leeds

This dramatic footage shows the moment a lorry almost collides with a car at the traffic lights of a junction just off the M62.
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Fresh profit warning from Debenhams on back of market weakness

Debenhams is to drive through further cost cuts after issuing a fresh profit warning on the back of market weakness and competitor discounting.

Helen Connolly of Bonmarche

Bonmarche sees annual profits surge

Value womenswear retailer Bonmarche has rung up a surge in annual profits after boosting online sales and cutting costs to weather tough high street trading.


Leeds commuters face more disruption as rail strike hits city

Rail services will be disrupted today by a fresh strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
TRANSFORMATION: The hotel will bring a new vibrancy to the area say council planners.

A boutique hotel plan for Leeds city centre

A proposed residential scheme in the city centre has been shelved and could pave the way for a boutique hotel instead.

30 May 2018......  Members of the Leeds City Region team bidding for the new HQ for Channel 4. Sally Joynson (Screen Yorkshire) Suman Hanif (film maker), Roger marsh (chair Leeds City Region), Dave-O (musical artist), Andrew Sheldon (True North). Picture Tony Johnson.

Yorkshire leaders unite in bid to bring Channel 4 HQ to Leeds City Region

Civic leaders from across Yorkshire have today given their backing to a bid to bring Channel 4’s new national headquarters to the Leeds City Region.

Passengers have faced weeks of disruption on the region's rail services.

Anthony Smith: Rail passengers share woes and demand answers

THE current timetable chaos is deeply frustrating for passengers in the North. They need a train service they can rely on to get them to work, exams, shops and airports.

David Duffy

CYBG’s deal to buy Virgin Money ‘will create a strong challenger to top four lenders’

CYBG said its deal to buy Virgin Money will create Britain’s sixth-largest bank by assets and a stronger challenger to the country’s top four lenders.


Where to get help from in Leeds if you’re struggling with debt

If you are experiencing debt or money problems there are a variety of places in Leeds from which you can seek help and advice.

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Updated: CYBG’s takeover deal with Virgin Money could lead to Yorkshire Bank vanishing from high street

CYBG has reached a takeover deal with Virgin Money that might lead to the Yorkshire Bank name vanishing from the high street.


Ryanair jet bound for Ibiza forced to divert to Paris due to drunk and rowdy passengers

A Ryanair flight from Dublin to Ibiza was forced to divert to France after a disturbance on board involving a number of passengers.

What will Brexit mean for Yorkshire?

Anti-Brexit group’s Leeds city centre meeting

Campaigners will set out their plan for stopping Brexit and set out what local volunteers can do to help at a Leeds city centre event on May 20.


Great Yorkshire Show style ... now and then

This year’s 160th Great Yorkshire Show will see fashions from the past join designs for future brides. Fashion Editor Stephanie Smith finds out what’s on the catwalk.


Cloudy water reported around Armley Gyratory pipe burst - but Yorkshire Water insists it is safe to drink

Yorkshire Water has reassured residents that cloudy tap water caused by a pipe burst on Monday morning is safe to drink.
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New employment service set to increase numbers of disabled people in work

A new Yorkshire-based employment service plans to dramatically increase the number of disabled people who secure employment.

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