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Planning chiefs have given the green light to a £28m free school in the south of Leeds which is expected to become the biggest in the country – and will help fill a massive gap in secondary school places.

The Ruth Gorse Academy opened in September on the Morley Academy site after Ministers approved the plans.

And after a Leeds City Council panel approved a new planning application tonight, the school will move into a purpose built permanent home in Black Bull Street in 2016.

Read the full article on the Yorkshire Evening Post here.