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Agreement reached for funding Headingley stadium redevelopment – no cost to taxpayer

Leeds City Council says an agreement has been reached to get the funds required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie stadium. “This funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer,” says … Continue reading

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Headingley to break pop gig duck? That would be Madness

Could Headingley Stadium be about to break its duck as a gig venue, with an open-air concert by Madness around the time of the Rugby World Cup? It looks like it. You’ll have been wondering (you weren’t? oh, never mind) what … Continue reading

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Crucial decision on Headingley cricket floodlights next week

Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s plans to install permanent floodlights at its Headingley ground are back before councillors next week – this time for a decision. And they’re still facing opposition from local residents and at least two local councillors. Getting … Continue reading

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Permanent floodlights at Headingley cricket ground up before planners

Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s plans to install permanent floodlights at its Headingley ground go before council planners for the first time next week. The cash-strapped club is financially dependent on putting on international matches at the ground, and the installation … Continue reading

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Leeds trolleybus protesters lobby outside Civic Hall

Protesters rallying against proposals for Leeds’ new £250 million trolleybus system made their presence felt outside Leeds Civic Hall. Around 30 protesters held placards and gave out leaflets ahead of a council meeting to discuss some of the planning  issues … Continue reading

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