Anger as Undercliffe, Eccleshill and Idle residents lose direct bus link to Leeds in timetable shake up

Anger as Undercliffe, Eccleshill and Idle residents lose direct bus link to Leeds in timetable shake up

At the end of October major changes to bus routes and timetables will see many residents losing their direct service to Leeds. Cllr Geoff Reid says that he is “bitterly disappointed” by changes to local bus services. As part of the changes the Bradford to Leeds via Greengates service 670 is being...

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Up to £90,000 of taxpayers' money down the drain on unused mobile phone contracts

Up to £90,000 of taxpayers' money down the drain on unused mobile phone contracts

Figures revealed in an Audit of Bradford Council show that it has continued to pay monthly tariffs on hundreds of mobile phones it doesn't even use. In the Councils Internal Audit Annual Report it is stated that this waste has cost the Council £70,000 to £90,000.

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Lib Dems publish plans to cut taxes for businesses by 24% in Bradford

Lib Dems publish plans to cut taxes for businesses by 24% in Bradford

Lib Dems publish plans to cut taxes for businesses by 24% in Bradford. The Liberal Democrats have published a comprehensive blueprint for replacing the broken business rates system, cutting taxes for businesses by in Bradford and District.

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Tobacco Report Slates Bradford

Tobacco Report Slates Bradford

The West Yorkshire Pension Fund has more assets invested in the tobacco industry than any other local authority pension fund in the country according to a report in the Guardian. This was based on data compiled from more than a hundred Freedom of Information requests. The Fund is administered by ...

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Cable warns of crisis on High Streets

Cable warns of crisis on High Streets

Responding to the news that House of Fraser went into administration before being bought out by Sports Direct, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said: “This is yet another example of the crisis in our high streets. There are many factors that appear to have contributed to this administration, s...

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Lib Dems launch campaign for a Country Park

Lib Dems launch campaign for a Country Park

Idle and Thackley Liberal Democrats have launched a campaign to persuade Bradford Council and Yorkshire Water to create a brand new Country Park on surplus land in and around Esholt and Idle and Thackley ward. People can show their support by going on line at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cou...

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