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New parking enforcement measures to increase safety around schools

To increase safety around schools in time for the new school year, Leeds City Council is introducing new measures to tackle parking near schools...

Paving stone unveiled in honour of First World War hero in...

A unique tribute has been unveiled this week to a First World War soldier from Hunslet who was awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) for...

Proposals for high ropes adventure course in Temple Newsam move to...

A proposal for an aerial adventure course in east Leeds has now moved to the next stage. This follows the results of a public consultation...

Statement regarding devolution from Yorkshire Leaders

Statement regarding devolution from Yorkshire Leaders: “Today is Yorkshire Day and therefore it seems right to talk today about our county, its ambitions and our...

Leeds secure children’s home is outstanding for second year running

Young people make exceptional progress at a secure children’s home in Leeds which has again been recognised as outstanding. For the second year running Ofsted...

Overcrowding prosecution delivers firm message to rogue landlords

A landlord who squeezed 11 tenants into a property only equipped for seven has been ordered to pay over £29,000 at Leeds Magistrates’ Court...

Leeds City Region’s Grand Designs for Channel 4

Leeds City Region confirmed it is bidding for the relocation of Channel 4 operations and in partnership with Screen Yorkshire has developed an ambitious bid to host...

Statement from the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Jane Dowson on...

Online trolls have targeted the personal Twitter account of the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Jane Dowson, and put out a fake post abusing...

Leeds and Kirklees Council partnership working

Leeds City Council Children’s services have been asked to enter into a formal ‘Improvement Partnership’ with Kirklees Council. On the recommendation of Eleanor Brazil, the...

Proposal to designate a conservation area in New Briggate

Leeds City Council want to hear the public's views on the proposal to designate a conservation area in the Grand Quarter area of New Briggate. The...

Leeds set to warm up to district heating network plan

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to approve a major new scheme to provide low-cost environmentally-friendly heating at a meeting later this month. At...

Movie magic returns to Millennium Square with classic blockbuster screenings

Film-lovers of all ages can experience the magic of the silver screen on Millennium Square this summer with exclusive outdoor screenings of some of...

Engagement work undertaken by council and fire service with private sector...

As part of a joint initiative, Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service are undertaking further work with the private sector...

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...

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...

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...

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...

OBE for former Leeds City Council learning improvement officer

A former head of learning improvement at Leeds City Council has been honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list with an OBE. Gail Webb...

Grenfell Tower minute’s silence to be held today

A minute’s silence for Grenfell Tower Today, Monday 19 June 11am - Victoria Gardens Along with the rest of the United Kingdom, Leeds will observe a...

New water main to be laid in Seacroft

Local residents and commuters in Seacroft are being warned to expect some short-term disruption as from Monday 19th June Yorkshire Water will be installing...

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