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Tuesday, June 27, 2017


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Leeds Growth Strategy – Call for Evidence

Leeds City Council is calling for evidence to support a review of the Leeds Growth Strategy. Beginning today and running until 30th November the consultation...
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Apprenticeship programme hitting the heights for young people in Leeds

Over 500 apprenticeships in small and medium sized businesses have been created in Leeds since 2013, new figures have revealed. This follows an innovative apprenticeship...
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Full steam ahead for Leeds’ visitor economy performance

Sent on behalf of VisitLeeds If you want to know what makes Leeds special and why more tourists than ever come to visit. Then look no...
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Digital economy in Leeds set to take centre stage at executive board

Work by the council to make Leeds one of the leading digital cities in the UK is set to be discussed by senior councillors...
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Leader of Leeds City Council named as new chair of Core Cities UK

Leader of Leeds City Council named as new chair of Core Cities UK PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF CORE CITIES UK Leader of Leeds City...


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New approaches to social care showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market next Wednesday can get their shopping and thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care support...
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Tower block sprinkler system update statement

Cllr Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council's Executive Member for Communities said: “It is understandable that residents living in Leeds tower blocks will have a range...
vintage perming machine

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- vintage 1930s perming machine

It may be a hair-raising sight to behold today, but back in 1930s Leeds, this vintage perming machine would have been very much top...
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day celebrations begin in Leeds with flag raising ceremony

The Armed Forces Day flag is once again flying proudly over civic buildings in Leeds as the city comes together this Saturday to recognise...
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Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great Escape

Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns...
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East Leeds plans to deliver major boost for homes and transport

This week will see a significant step forward in plans for one of the biggest infrastructure schemes the council will have delivered in 40...
Finsbury Park attack

Statement regarding Finsbury Park attack

Leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake said: “In a week where communities in Leeds and across the country have celebrated togetherness in the...