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Council set to invest £5 million in affordable, supported accommodation

Leeds City Council is set to approve a five million pound investment through a mix of grant and loan funding, to provide supported accommodation...

Leeds to look at alternative fuel station to continue pledge for...

An alternative fuel station could be installed in the Lower Aire Valley to improve access to cleaner, cheaper fuels for businesses in the city. The...

Glowing report for Little Owls nursery New Bewerley

Children who attend the Leeds City Council run Little Owls nursery New Bewerley can expect outstanding provision, according to the latest report by government...

Lord Mayor to lead city Holocaust Memorial Day event

A city civic commemoration event marking Holocaust Memorial Day will be held on Sunday 28 January at Leeds Town Hall from 2pm. The event will...

Update on proposals to develop a new school on Fearnville fields

Leeds City Council has responded to resident’s concerns by announcing it will not pursue proposals recently consulted on for a new secondary school at...

Charges introduced for building type waste at council recycling sites

From the beginning of next month (Monday 5 February), people looking to dispose of certain types of household rubbish at their local waste sorting...

Leeds Bridge restrictions to begin for maintenance scheme

Traffic restrictions to allow essential maintenance works to be carried out on Leeds Bridge are to begin this weekend. From Sunday 21 January, no traffic...

Statement regarding Carillion

Following media interest, Leeds City Council wishes to clarify that no final contract was given to Carillion in regards to the East Leeds Orbital...

Leeds children’s short breaks home rated outstanding by inspectors

A Leeds children’s home which provides short breaks and respite for children and young people with complex needs and disabilities has been rated as...

A brush with the best as council signs contract with local...

A local paint re-use company has proved so successful with people flocking to support their cause that the council has renewed and extended a...

Cute new arrival marks the beginning of 2018 at Home Farm

A popular farm in Leeds received a New Year’s present to treasure this week following the arrival of a new bull calf. Traditional Hereford Cow...

Our sincerest thanks and warmest wishes for the Holiday Season and...

There are a lot of holidays during the year. Some of them are national, some of them are private or religious but one holiday...

Experience Christmas at Kirkgate after hours at the Night Market

Visitors to Leeds historic Kirkgate Market will enjoy an extra special treat when it once again opens its doors after dark, for a special...

Young people warned about the risks of party invites over the...

Young people across Leeds are being reminded how to keep themselves and their friends safe this party season, to avoid becoming a victim of...

Developers announced for major city centre development

The development company selected to carry out a major scheme to revitalise an historic street in Leeds city centre has been announced this week. Members...

Leeds Bridge maintenance scheme starting in new year

A programme of urgent maintenance works is to begin early in the new year on the historic Leeds Bridge. From Monday 8 January 2018, work...

Next phase of Leeds flood protection plans set to be submitted...

The next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme including plans to plant hundreds of thousands of new trees along the catchment of the...

Temple Works: Leeds City Council planning position statement

Leeds City Council has prepared a planning position statement in response to the listing for sale through public auction of the privately owned Grade...

Further precautionary steps taken to manage unauthorised vehicle access to pedestrianised...

Temporary manual gates to support the existing vehicle access restrictions in place on pedestrianised areas of Leeds city centre have been installed. The gates will...

Joint statement from the five cities bidding to be European Capital...

On Tuesday we met with representatives of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport including John Glen MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State...

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