Leeds today: football, felines, Furnace, and furore (as always).

Morning Leeds! Nearly the weekend, so just hang on in there.

After the violence between fans of Leeds and Manchester United at Elland Road, where 24 people were arrested, West Yorkshire Police have condemned the clashes as ‘shocking’, reports the BBC.

A Wakefield woman who created a Facebook page called ‘Wakey Riot’ has been bailed, again from the BBC.

Holt Park is on the receiving end of another fresh bid to be the northern terminus of  Leeds trolleybus scheme that would run through the city centre, reports Holt Park Today.

Leeds Feline Friends are holding an auction of interesting things this Saturday in Horsforth: find out more here.

A campaign has begun to halt the potential plans to turn seminal music venue The Well into a restaurant – get involved on their petition page.

Indie event favourite Left Bank Leeds is now in the running for prestigious status as the renovated church is now up for an English Heritage award, reports the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hilary Benn, over on South Leeds Life, argues that constituency carve ups  make no sense and propose break ups of local communities.

What’s on Stage reports on Furnace, a ground-breaking new collection of innovative theatre work at the WYPH that involves Leeds companies including Slung Low and Unlimited Theatre.

Also in the arts, SPEAKEASY will be opening on 27th September in what is possibly ‘Leeds’ smallest art space’ – find out more here!

Last night a group of citizens met with British Transport Police to discuss the policing of the North East region’s railways: read more about it on Harrogate News.

Righty ho, that’s it from me (@ebsnare) but don’t forget to keep giving us your news and anything we miss today will go in tomorrow! Ciao.

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