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Sort it out Leeds – it’s as simple as 1,2,4!

Leeds residents will be sorted when it comes to recycling after the local council has responded to citywide feedback suggesting people want to know...

Visitors delighted as Lotherton welcomes 25 newborn fawns

Historic Leeds country estate, Lotherton, is celebrating the safe arrival of 25 stunning newborn fawns. The new members of the Lotherton family are busy settling...

Proposals for LED street light upgrades in Leeds

A recommendation to upgrade all street lights in the city is to be put to Leeds City Council later this year. Proposals to convert approximately...

New changes to dog control and littering enforcement in Leeds

New restrictions around littering, smoking in children’s play areas and dog control will come into place in Leeds next month. From the 1 July 2018,...

Update on A647 Stanningley Bypass road surface issue

Leeds City Council is currently carrying out emergency work to the A647 Stanningley Bypass to repair part of the road surface which has risen...

Temporary Thursday night road closure on A658 Pool Bank New Road

The A658 Pool Bank New Road is to be fully closed for approximately two hours overnight on Thursday as part of the ongoing works...

Date announced for Convention of the North

A Convention of the North is to be established this summer as leaders seek to create a powerful new voice for the north. On September...

Industry giants join forces to tackle ‘on-the-go’ recycling

The environmental behaviour change charity Hubbub and recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety are bringing together a unique partnership of big businesses in a bid to...

New strategy to ensure all communities in Leeds benefit from thriving...

Twelve ‘big ideas’ for delivering inclusive growth as part of a wider strategy are set to be considered by senior councillors next week. The Leeds...

Initial sketches released of how Leeds flood scheme phase could look

Initial sketches of how the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk in the city could look have been...

Road closures to be in place for maintenance work on two...

Work to carry out essential maintenance on two bridges in Leeds is to be carried out from this weekend. The Henconner Lane Bridge in Bramley...

Consultation launched on changes to gambling policy

People are being urged to have their say on changes to the council’s gambling policy during a three-month public consultation that launched last week. The...

Final chance to comment on a clean air charging zone for...

The statutory consultation on the proposed clean air charging zone in Leeds will launch later this month. The council has been directed by the government...

Opportunity to shape plans to reduce flood risk in Otley

Otley residents and businesses are invited to come and hear about a shortlist of options to reduce flood risk in the town at an...

Two-metre tall South American plant with a grisly reputation takes centre...

A rare, huge plant from South America with a fearsome reputation of being able to trap and eat sheep and small mammals is now...

Breathe clean by going green in Leeds for Clean Air Day...

People living and commuting into Leeds are being asked to ‘Go Green’ on Thursday 21 June for Clean Air Day 2018 to show their...

Proposed changes to post-16 SEND transport paused for a year

Proposed changes to the provision of school transport for students over 16 with special educational needs and disabilities in Leeds will be paused for...

Football fans in Leeds urged not to let the World Cup...

The World Cup is a time of excitement for many across the country, but fans are being reminded not to let the occasion result...

Further grant funding set to benefit communities in Leeds is secured

Leeds City Council has successfully secured further grant funding from the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government Controlling Migration Fund. This additional funding will...

Leeds receives funding boost to support victims of modern slavery

Leeds City Council has been awarded a grant of nearly £200,000 to support victims of modern slavery and reduce their risk of becoming homeless...

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