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Leeds Tribe Youth Group

Crossgates youth group to sing for children in care

It might be cold outside but that won’t stop a local East Leeds Youth Group fundraising for children in care this Christmas. Following an online...
Queens of Industry

Museum gives city’s young tech whizzes a chance to let off some STEAM

Working at one of the world’s foremost industrial powerhouses, the women of Armley Mills were no strangers to cutting edge technology. Over centuries, they used...
Leeds Council House Growth Programme

Plans move forward for new extra care housing across the city

Senior councillors in Leeds will be discussing a programme to deliver new council-owned extra care housing at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive...
Drink Drive Awareness Event

Drink Drive awareness event to encourage people to take responsibility for their actions this...

People across Leeds are being encouraged to take responsibility for their actions this festive period and beyond by not drinking and driving. To raise awareness...
Temple Newsam House

A nostalgic collection of classic toys at Temple Newsam House for their brilliant Christmas...

Nestling under the tree or carefully placed inside a stocking, they were the must-have toys and games which delighted generations of eager Leeds children...
Tour-de-Yorkshire

Leeds to host finale as routes for 2019 Tour de Yorkshire announced

The full routes for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled at Leeds Civic Hall. Welcome to...
Kirkstall Meadows

Planning application submitted for further £112.1m of Leeds flood defences

Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted. Leeds City...
Right to Build Expo Yorkshire

Leeds City Council thrilled to host successful Right to Build Expo Yorkshire

Leeds City Council hosted the Right to Build Expo Yorkshire, helping to make the dream of building a home a reality for more people...
Road Safety Week

Leeds public encouraged to be Bike Smart as part of Road Safety Week

People across Leeds are being encouraged to be more ‘Bike Smart’ as part of Road Safety Week (19 – 25 November). Road Safety Week is...
Lotherton Wildlife World

Lotherton’s new arrivals are top of the hops

Six adorable new arrivals have bounced onto the scene at Lotherton Wildlife World. The Aberford attraction has become the only zoo in the UK to...
NHS Health Check

NHS Health Check plans get the all clear for Leeds

With a successful record of delivering the NHS Health Check programme at a level almost ten per cent higher than the national average, Leeds...
Leeds Private Rental Housing Sector

The annual landlords’ conference returns to the city for eighth year

Leeds City Council will host the eighth annual Leeds Landlords’ Conference on 28 November amid a busy time for the private rented sector nationally. Leading...
Leeds Compassionate City Awards

Leeds’ unsung heroes to be recognised at Compassionate City Awards this week

Unsung heroes in Leeds will be recognised for their amazing contribution to the city at the Compassionate City Awards on Thursday 22 November 2018. Held...
Otley Civic Centre

Senior councillors in Leeds to consider proposals for historic Otley Civic Centre and improved...

Proposals for the future of the historic Otley Civic Centre building and improved community facilities in the town are to be considered by Leeds...
A64(M) Slip Road Crossing and New York Road Tunnel Leeds

Closure to A64 slip road to allow for further work to the district heating...

As part of ongoing work to deliver the Leeds PIPES Network the A64 slip road crossing under the New York Road Tunnel will be...
Temple Works, Leeds South Bank Project

Councillors consider plan to protect historic Temple Works

Plans to protect of one of the most important listed buildings in the North of England and ready it for future use are to...
Channel 4

Statement from the leader of Leeds City Council on the upcoming Channel 4 progress...

Following on from the landmark moment of Channel 4 choosing Leeds as the location for its national HQ, the council’s executive board will meet...
Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Government urged to prioritise place-based-investment to increase national productivity

Leading innovation districts from across the UK have joined together to urge government, cities and city regions to channel investment in to mature and...
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Getting into good habits in Leeds

Former smokers in Leeds are a growing band new figures show, as the annual Stoptober campaign comes to an end. Leeds smoking rates are continuing...
Leeds German market

Feast of festive sights and sounds as German market returns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Leeds with the return of the city’s hugely popular Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market. Staying open right...
Baby Week Leeds

‘50 things to do before you’re five’ unveiled for Baby Week Leeds

Baby Week Leeds toddles into town for the third time this week with more than 70 events happening across the city! Leeds was the first...
Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Order a personalised charity Christmas cards and festive gifts to make this Christmas extra...

Show your support for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund by sending your warmest wishes to family and friends with our beautiful range of charity Christmas...
Kirkstall Faith in War and Peace

City’s faiths united in abbey’s war and peace display

Inspiring stories of faith, heroism and compassion are being retold through a collection of powerful artworks and images displayed in the stunning ruins of...
Leeds Primary School places

Applications now open for Leeds primary school places

Parents across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s Reception school place for next September. Parents and carers can visit...
Channel 4 Leeds

Channel 4 chooses to Be the Spark in the Leeds City Region

Channel 4 has confirmed the Leeds City Region will be the home of its new national headquarters. The announcement follows two years of discussions with...
Armley Mills Remembers

Project worker Robyn Carrack with the beautiful new display at Leeds Industrial Museum

Spurred into an unprecedented surge in production by the conflict raging in Europe, Leeds became one of the country’s most important wartime industrial powerhouses. Now...
Empty Homes Doctor Leeds

Variety of support available to bring private empty homes back into use

Owners of private empty properties can apply for interest-free loans of up to £5,000 from Leeds City Council to help their buildings come back...
Leeds LEDs

Senior councillors approve £30m investment in new smart street lights for Leeds

Street lights in Leeds are to be upgraded to make them more energy efficient after a proposal was approved by senior councillors this week. At...
Kirkstall Road floods

Statement on meeting with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey on Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme phase...

A leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment after meeting between a delegation of council leaders and Leeds...
Leeds Breastfeeding Plan

Leeds plan backs breastfeeding as Health Visiting service awarded Gold status by Unicef

Plans for improving rates of breastfeeding in Leeds are set to be discussed at Leeds City Council executive board on 17th October. The new Leeds...
Leeds Station

Councillors endorse transformational HS2 plans for Leeds Station

A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high-speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors endorsed the detailed case for...
Hospitals of the future. For everyone. We have an exciting vision to transform healthcare for patients from Leeds, the wider region and beyond.

Exciting plans revealed at Leeds General Infirmary for adult health services and brand new...

Exciting proposals for a brand-new hospital development to transform Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) were revealed today (Wed 17 October) by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS...
Cultural Cohesion Quality Mark

New cultural cohesion standard for Leeds to be launched by royal appointment

A new quality standard for Leeds encouraging greater cultural cohesion across the city is to be officially launched this week. The new Cultural Cohesion Quality...
Come Dine with Me

ITV Studios are looking for new keen amateur chefs to take part in the...

Come Dine With Me is the BAFTA nominated Channel 4 series that sees amateur culinary show-offs from across the UK putting their hosting skills...
Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2019

Young people take the lead in planning prestigious citywide awards

Children and young people take centre stage when it comes to putting on the city’s prestigious annual awards ceremony which celebrates the people, places...
Leeds Arium

The Arium celebrates its first birthday with customers

Leeds’ nursery, the Arium celebrated its first birthday in style on Friday 5th October. After asking the public to help choose their favourite birthday cake...
Burberry Inspire

Burberry Foundation launches first in-school arts and culture programme

First in school arts and culture programme of its scope and scale. Leeds Playhouse, Leeds Young Film, Northern Ballet and The Hepworth Wakefield to partner...
Shakespeare Primary School Leeds

Child friendly plan helping make Leeds the best city for children and young people

Children from Shakespeare Primary School helped senior figures from Leeds City Council and the Children and Families Trust Board launch a refreshed Children and...
Robin Hood Primary School

Pupils in south Leeds become two zero heroes as part of the final 20mph...

School children at a south Leeds primary school have got in gear and are working with the council and police to look at making...
Kirkstall Abbey

East meets West at Abbey’s mindfulness fest

Ancient traditions from East and West will come together in the historic grounds of Kirkstall Abbey next month during a festival of mindfulness and...
Child Friendly Leeds

Don’t miss out on chance to nominate individuals and organisations for Child Friendly Leeds...

People are being asked to nominate the organisations and individuals who they think epitomise child friendliness in Leeds, for the city’s Child Friendly Leeds...
Temple Newsam music stands

Stunning carved creations to strike a chord at Temple Newsam

A collection of exquisitely carved music stands will go on display at Temple Newsam House this week to end the Leeds International Piano Competition...
Children and Family Bereavement Service Leeds

Local NHS Trust to work with Leeds City Council to deliver new services for...

New health service provision for 0-19 year olds in Leeds will be delivered by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) following the award of...
Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services

Children’s services in line for top awards

Services supporting children, young people and families across Leeds are in line for five prestigious industry awards. Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services have been shortlisted...
X1 South Bank Leeds

X1 secures approval for new Leeds neighbourhood

The next stage in the South Bank regeneration scheme has been given the green light, with Leeds City Council unanimously granting planning permission for...
John Smeaton Leisure Centre

Leeds lifeguard scoops national lifesaving award

A member of Leeds City Council’s sport and lifestyles team has received a prestigious national lifesaving award. Following an independent assessment and appraisal by the...
Headingley Cricket Ground

Over 2.5 million ticket applications received for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Over 2.5 million ticket applications received over two ballot phases as excitement builds ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Limited tickets remain available for...
Leeds Children’s Mayor

Young people urged not to miss on chance to vote for new Leeds Children’s...

Twelve Leeds school children are now in the final stretch of their campaigns to become the new Leeds Children’s Mayor. This follows schools from across...
Rifles Regiment Leeds

Rifles Regiment take to the streets of Leeds

The public are invited to show their support for The Rifles Regiment as they march through the streets of Leeds this weekend (15 September)...
Leeds Pals

Call for communities to help commemorate Armistice centenary

A rallying cry has gone out calling on communities in Leeds to be part of a city-wide commemoration to mark 100 years since the...