New ice rink in Leeds reveals opening date - this is how you reacted

Leeds went into meltdown after news broke yesterday that a long-awaited ice rink is set to open its doors early next year.

Leeds went into meltdown after news broke yesterday that a long-awaited ice rink is set to open its doors early next year.

Planet Ice's Elland Road site has been under construction for a number of years, suffering setbacks along the way including damage to the structure due to high winds and a change in ownership.

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Christopher Harrington sounded a note of caution though, following the delayed progress of the building. He said: "Let's not hold our breath...."

Planet Ice's Elland Road site has been under construction for a number of years

Rebecca Ward was thinking of safety first when she wrote: "I'd love to go once it's opened but we will sure have to wear protective gear haha."

Karl Stone wanted more information on what was going to be of offer once Planet Ice opened its doors - saying: "Any plans for a ice hockey club?"

Debbie Sharman said: "About time!!"

Nicole Clayton couldn't contain her excitement, saying: "FINALLY!!! Cannot wait!!!!!!!!!"

Kelsey McNulty told friends: "I HATE Iceskating I’ll sit and watch you."