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Councillors complain that Headingley stadium deal is being railroaded through

A group of councillors have complained that the leadership of Leeds City Council is railroading through a decision to back a new funding agreement for the redevelopment of Headingley stadium. Members of the council’s executive board are set to rubber stamp … Continue reading

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Councillors sidelined as Headingley stadium deal set to be rushed through

We now know the broad outlines of the “seat of the pants” deal that’s being put together to guarantee funding of the new North-South stand at Headingley stadium. An unnamed financial services company is putting in either £31m or £35m (depending … Continue reading

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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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Headingley gets go-ahead for music concerts this year

Headingley’s Carnegie stadium is going to play host to a number of big weekend concerts over the next two years after councillors gave their approval at a meeting today. An application from Yorkshire County Cricket Club to stage up to … Continue reading

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