Leeds

Brits not put off by Storm Alex or pub curfew as they hit the town

October 4, 2020

Torrential downpours did not stop people all over the UK from enjoying a night out on the town.  Storm Alex battered the country with a month’s worth of rain but large crowds were pictured hitting bars and pubs in Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, London and Liverpool last night.  And it appears the revellers were not put […]

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London, Leeds and Liverpool could be next cities to face lockdown

September 17, 2020

Rising numbers of coronavirus infections in London, Leeds and Liverpool have promoted warnings the cities could be next to face lockdown. Merseyside is expecting an announcement from government as early as tomorrow, with restrictions expected to be as severe as those imposed on the North East today. From midnight tonight, around 2 million people living […]

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Boris Johnson says HS2 will be ‘crucial for country’ as construction begins

September 4, 2020

The Prime Minister heralded HS2 as an ‘incredible project’ that will create ‘tens of thousands’ of jobs, as he marked the start of the controversial railway line’s construction. Boris Johnson acknowledged more people are working from home due to coronavirus but insisted the scheme linking London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds will be ‘crucial for our […]

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What is the planned HS2 route and what London station will it start from?

September 4, 2020

Work on HS2, the rail link which will connect London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds, is now well underway despite widespread criticism and protests at the construction sites along the route.   The Government gave formal approval for the HS2 project to begin its construction phase back in April after an official Government-commissioned review found that the large […]

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