Retail – Eastgate Development Proposals

 Report to shape Eastgate development A new report looking at the changing landscape of retail will help to shape the Eastgate Quarters development in Leeds, developer Hammerson has said. ‘The Reshaping of Retail’ report has been produced by retail consultant Conlumino, on behalf of retail property company Hammerson, which owns the Victoria Quarter and is developing Eastgate Quarters in Leeds. For the full story please visit:


City Centre – Live Music to play for the last time at the Empire

The Empire, near Leeds Bridge,  will host its last music gig on February 23 before closing as a bar in April. See  [06/02/2013  YEP]

White Rose Expansion – engaging with local businesses

The White Rose centre is due to expand and Gerald Jennings will be talking about how Land Securities engage with local businesses via Construction & Housing Yorkshire.  Attend this event to find out how CHY will support you in engaging with developers and the benefits of new CHY services. To attend contact Laura Vowles on 0113 8814 810 or  [05/02/2013]

The White Rose Centre

The White Rose Centre (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Funding – Spirit of the Community Awards for Voluntary Groups in Leeds

Yorkshire Bank’s Spirit of the Community Awards will donate £75,000 to voluntary groups in Leeds in the spheres of education, employability and environment.  [05/02/2013  YEP]

For further details CLICK HERE

City Wide – A theater play about Kirkgate Market – do you want to participate?

Website - Kirkgate ProjectWest Yorkshire Playhouse is creating a brand new production to be performed in Leeds Kirkgate Market, based on real life material and personal stories about the Market and its history.[04/02/2013 FoKM]

For further information or to get involved, CLICK HERE 

Personalise your own Crime Map

Members of the public can now check the safety of their estate, village, or route to work by making their own personalised crime maps. [01/02/2013 Home Office]

For further information CLICK HERE

Concerns Government ‘Bedroom Tax’ may force families into flats

Hundreds of Leeds families could be forced to move into high rise flats. The warning comes following the Government’s controversial welfare reforms – dubbed Bedroom Tax – which may force tenants to downsize their homes. [04/02/2013 YEP]

For further information CLICK HERE