Archive for the ‘Woodlesford’ Category

Woodlesford’s railways remain completely off track

by stewartgolton on 4 December, 2017

Woodlesford has been completely ignored in the Conservative government’s latest rail strategy. Local people, backed by the Liberal Democrats, have been clamouring for the reopening of Methley station and improvements to Woodlesford but have been snubbed by the Tories. Local Liberal Democrat campaigner Carmel Harrison said: “For too long the people of Woodlesford and Methley […]

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A year after the new franchise was announced, Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton met with Northern Rail to find out the scale and timetable for the promised improvements to the line. When the franchise changed hands from Arriva to Northern, a slew of announcements were made, promising more trains, running for longer and with more […]

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Lib Dem councillor backs commuter safety with cash

by stewartgolton on 21 October, 2016

Rothwell Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton is determined that walking to Woodlesford station will soon be a safer experience after plans were drawn up to improve a dangerous junction. The junction at Aberford Road and Station Lane is at present dangerous for pedestrians as the road is wide and only one side of it has […]

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Local Christmas Celebrations Update

by stewartgolton on 9 November, 2011

We were shocked as local residents when we heard that Leeds City Council announced in May that they were not willing to fund the Christmas illuminations in our area, and were cancelling the traditional Switch On Ceremony on Commercial Street. To add insult to injury they announced that the Leeds City Centre lights and Switch […]

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