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New tech club for mums launched in Leeds this month

An ambitious new programme aiming to ensure that mums in the city have the opportunity to brush up on and learn new digital skills...

Leeds City Council deputy director of children Sal Tariq has been...

The leader and Chief Executive of Leeds City Council comment on Saleem Tariq, Deputy Director of Children’s and Families, being honoured in the Queen's...

Expanded North and West Yorkshire business rates pilot scheme approved

A combined bid by local authorities across North and West Yorkshire to retain most of its business rates growth to invest locally has been...

Drink Drive awareness event to encourage people to take responsibility for...

People across Leeds are being encouraged to take responsibility for their actions this festive period and beyond by not drinking and driving. To raise awareness...

Planning application submitted for further £112.1m of Leeds flood defences

Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted. Leeds City...

Leeds City Council thrilled to host successful Right to Build Expo...

Leeds City Council hosted the Right to Build Expo Yorkshire, helping to make the dream of building a home a reality for more people...

Leeds public encouraged to be Bike Smart as part of Road...

People across Leeds are being encouraged to be more ‘Bike Smart’ as part of Road Safety Week (19 – 25 November). Road Safety Week is...

Lotherton’s new arrivals are top of the hops

Six adorable new arrivals have bounced onto the scene at Lotherton Wildlife World. The Aberford attraction has become the only zoo in the UK to...

Senior councillors in Leeds to consider proposals for historic Otley Civic...

Proposals for the future of the historic Otley Civic Centre building and improved community facilities in the town are to be considered by Leeds...

Closure to A64 slip road to allow for further work to...

As part of ongoing work to deliver the Leeds PIPES Network the A64 slip road crossing under the New York Road Tunnel will be...

Councillors consider plan to protect historic Temple Works

Plans to protect of one of the most important listed buildings in the North of England and ready it for future use are to...

Statement from the leader of Leeds City Council on the upcoming...

Following on from the landmark moment of Channel 4 choosing Leeds as the location for its national HQ, the council’s executive board will meet...

Senior councillors approve £30m investment in new smart street lights for...

Street lights in Leeds are to be upgraded to make them more energy efficient after a proposal was approved by senior councillors this week. At...

Statement on meeting with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey on Leeds Flood...

A leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment after meeting between a delegation of council leaders and Leeds...

Councillors endorse transformational HS2 plans for Leeds Station

A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high-speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors endorsed the detailed case for...

New cultural cohesion standard for Leeds to be launched by royal...

A new quality standard for Leeds encouraging greater cultural cohesion across the city is to be officially launched this week. The new Cultural Cohesion Quality...

The Arium celebrates its first birthday with customers

Leeds’ nursery, the Arium celebrated its first birthday in style on Friday 5th October. After asking the public to help choose their favourite birthday cake...

Pupils in south Leeds become two zero heroes as part of...

School children at a south Leeds primary school have got in gear and are working with the council and police to look at making...

X1 secures approval for new Leeds neighbourhood

The next stage in the South Bank regeneration scheme has been given the green light, with Leeds City Council unanimously granting planning permission for...

Further roll out of 20mph zones continues across Leeds

Lower speed limits are set to be introduced in more residential areas across Leeds as part of a city-wide programme to reduce road casualties. The...

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