Work has started today on the new £260 million Broadway shopping centre in Bradford. It will create around 4000 jobs in retail and construction. The new centre, in the heart of Bradford, will contain 70 shops and restaurants, and is expected to open in time for Christmas 2015.
The scheme has already won praise from the Prime Minister David Cameron.
Protesters who were moved off the site of a proposed shopping centre development in Bradford yesterday have removed their camp from the city.
A court order was made to evict the Occupy Westfield group from the site which has been derelict for more than six years. Campaigners - who are pressing for work to begin - moved to nearby grassland following the order.
They've now decided to withdraw and continue their campaign online.
Protesters demanding action to make a start on the Westfield shopping centre in Bradford have been evicted from the site.
A hearing at Bradford County Court this morning ordered them to move on from the city centre spot where they set up camp two months ago. They're calling for building work to get underway on the stalled project.
The group said it was transferring its protest to public grassland nearby and had already achieved one of its aims. We have spoken with protestor Adban Awan.
Protesters who have been camped out on the building site of the Westfield shopping complex in Bradford have been told to move on. They are planning to transfer the campaign site to nearby "urban garden" this afternoon. More details follow.
Protestors camping at the stalled Westfield shopping development in Bradford have vowed to stay there for another week. It comes after the firm responsible for the shopping centre made a plea to protestors to move out.
The group Occupy Westfield say they want to force the council to get on with building work there.