Temple Mill – Under the Hammer

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Temple Mill – Under the Hammer *December Update* Leeds City Council have released a statement indicating the likely costs and repairs needed to restore Temple Works. This makes it clear that any would be buyer would need to be serious about the buildings future before bidding. See their statement here. Leeds City Council – Temple […]

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October Round-Up

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October Planning Round-Up The Trust’s Planning Committee continues to meet on a fortnightly basis, although numbers do go up and down a bit through the holiday season – several new members have expressed an interest in joining and have attended ‘trial’ sessions to see how we work. We would still welcome others with an interest […]

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I want to ride my bicycle…

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I want to ride my bicycle… Recent Council discussion shows that bike share scheme could soon be coming to Leeds.  Like many people, I have taken advantage of bike share schemes to cycle around cities a diverse as Brussels, Washington, Dublin, Aarhus (solid-wheeled bicycles that are “released” by inserting a coin in a slot a […]

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Let’s Make 2023 Happen!

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Let's Make 2023 Happen! With less than two weeks to go before Leeds officially submits it’s European Capital of Culture 2023 Bid Book, its difficult not to start getting carried away with the possibilities, energy and benefits that this award would give us. The excellently produced Bid Book doesn’t shy away from the challenges that […]

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York Stone Thefts – Heritage Crime

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York Stone Thefts York Stone Thefts Blighting Leeds. York stone is the distinctive natural textured stone quarried in Yorkshire that features in much of the paving in the older parts of the city, particularly in places like Harehills, Headingley, Woodhouse, Burley, Armley, Cross Green, Roundhay, Oakwood, Gledhow, Beeston, Pudsey and Chapel Allerton. For some time […]

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August Round-Up

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August Round Up  A different format this month as we have not had any formal developer presentations but two quite lengthy internal discussions on our objectives for next year (what does the Committee do and how will we do it?) and on the draft LCT Transport Strategy being prepared by a sub-group of members. We […]

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Kiosk or Advertising

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Kiosk or Advertising?  Can you remember the last time you used a phone box?  How many times have you used one in the last year? I thought so! With almost everyone owning a mobile phone, telephone boxes are fast becoming an anachronism.   And yet in Leeds, we have just received 36 applications for new phone […]

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