Due to the constant underfunding of local authorities by central government there is a very real chance that LCC will have to make up to 415 full time jobs redundant. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/politics/union-talks-triggered-as-hundreds-of-leeds-council-job-cuts-loom-1-8693565
Leeds is putting over £700k into a plan to fill and in current, and prevent future, potholes. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/politics/drives-me-potty-leeds-pothole-action-plan-to-rid-city-of-the-motorists-menace-1-8692247
Last night there were 6 by-elections. Labour took 4 seats, 3 of which were gains. Tories took the other 2, taking one of them from Labour: https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893417674293862400 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893415809590206465 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893348273183903744 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893241526133903360 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893240035063025664 https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/893234963461615616
The 12 finalists have been announced and we have 2 candidates from the Adel & Wharfedale ward in the race to be voted Leeds Children's Mayor for 2017/18: Our leading candidates are Maisy Mickelthwaite of Adel Primary School & Elissa Lyon of Cookridge holy Trinity CofE Primary School. Full details can be found here.
BP in conjunction with M&S Food have been granted full permission to demolish the current Car Wash at 503 Otley Road to construct a new petrol station and Food Hall. Full details can be found here.
Following the tragic death of student Kate Whalley on the A660, Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council has written to Leeds CC Chief Executive to demand the installation of speed cameras in the area of the incident. http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/15434604.__39_Speed_cameras_should_be_installed_now__39____Pool_Parish_Council_demands_action/?ref=mrb&lp=1