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New ‘Spot of Lunch’ campaign launches in Leeds

A new ‘Spot of Lunch’ campaign launches in Leeds highlighting alcohol as a cause of breast cancer, with research showing more than 60% of...

Extra powers granted to council and police to tackle unlicensed car...

Additional powers have been granted to Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police to tackle a range of anti-social behaviour problems being created by...

Trees planted in natural flood management pilot

Hundreds of trees have been planted as part of the first project to trial natural flood management techniques to help improve protection for the...

Lord Mayor honoured to present Royal Army Major with service medal

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Eileen Taylor, welcomed Major David Watts to Leeds Civic Hall this month to present him with a medal following his...

Public consultation begins on tall buildings design guidance for Leeds

Public consultation is now underway on the Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds. Designed to advise on buildings that are taller than their neighbours, the...

Big Leeds Climate Conversation begins

Leeds City Council and the Leeds Climate Commission have kicked off a three-month consultation on climate change at a packed launch event held at...

First of its kind Faith in Fostering event

Leeds City Council’s fostering team, Foster 4 Leeds in partnership with Kirklees and York Councils’ fostering teams recently hosted a pioneering event, Faith in...

New children and families bereavement service officially launches in Leeds

Leeds City Council has launched a new service to support the estimated 5% of school-aged children and young people living in Leeds who have...

Major development opportunity comes to the market in the ‘West End’...

A rare opportunity to purchase and develop a major site in a well-connected and established urban quarter of Leeds city centre is being brought...

Vibrant new entrance to Leeds Playhouse honours Yorkshire ceramic tradition

An eye-catching tribute to the city’s ceramic heritage has begun to take shape as part of the ambitious project. The latest phase in the much-loved...

Street lights conversion programme for Leeds to deliver 62 per cent...

Leeds City Council has issued an update on the progress of the programme to upgrade all street lights in the city to make them...

Installation begins for Clean Air Charging Zone infrastructure

Leeds City Council has begun to install the camera infrastructure required to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone...

City agencies reinforce partnership approach to support victims of domestic violence...

With the start of Safeguarding week (24 – 29 June), organisations in Leeds have reinforced their commitment to working together to support victims of...

A year of progress for West Yorkshire’s regional adoption agency

One Adoption West Yorkshire is bucking the national trend by approving more adopters for children in care across the region over the past year...

Senior Leeds councillors set to back Otley flood prevention plans

Plans to protect homes and businesses in Otley from the risk of flooding are set to move a step closer at a meeting next...

Proposals for new indoor play facility at The Arnold and Marjorie...

Proposals for a new state-of-the-art indoor play facility at one of the city’s most popular and enduring visitor attractions are set to be considered...

Leeds City Council leader calls for reduced gulf between UK cities...

Challenges facing the UK’s increasing regional inequality were highlighted by a range of policymakers, politicians and leaders from business, the media and civil society...

Leeds pupils take part in 200 mile Yorkshire cycle relay

Leeds pupils have taken part in the 2019 Schools Yorkshire Tour this week, a 200-mile cycle relay which aims to encourage more pupils to...

New creative director returns to Yorkshire to kickstart the next phase...

Ground-breaking and highly respected theatre director Kully Thiarai will return to Leeds to oversee a major cultural investment programme culminating in a spectacular one...

Leeds hosts UK2070 Commission to plan a fairer future UK economy

A report examining the impact of regional inequalities and ways that economic performance and life-chances in the UK are predicted to worsen unless drastic...

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