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Saturday, June 24, 2017

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...

Safety at Leeds City Council owned high rise blocks

Following the devastating fire at Grenfell high rise flats in London earlier this week, Leeds City Council is reassuring its tenants that their safety...

Outstanding hat-trick for Leeds special school

West Oaks SEN Specialist School and College in Leeds for pupils aged 2-19 is celebrating its third outstanding OFSTED inspection in the last decade....

Celebrating foster carers in Leeds

A special event to celebrate Leeds foster carers who care for teenagers and young people takes place tomorrow. The event which has been organised by...

Free first week on offer as new 1,000-space Temple Green park...

Leeds’ new, 1,000-space Temple Green Park and Ride, just off Junction 45 of the M1 motorway opens on Monday (19 June). Located next to the...

Have your say on updated legislation to tackle anti-social behaviour in...

Residents are being asked for their views regarding a proposed update of current legislation designed to tackle primarily in public places, alcohol-related anti-social behaviour...

Temporary rent reduction for traders at Leeds Kirkgate Market

All stall holders at Leeds Kirkgate Market are being given a temporary reduction in rent to allow them to invest in their businesses and...

Leeds Dads host the biggest free Father’s Day party in the...

This Father’s Day Leeds Dads will be hosting a Dadtastic free event to support dads to engage with their children. Dadtastic Day takes place on...

Lord Mayor to lead minutes silence as a mark of respect...

Tomorrow, Tuesday 6th June at 11am on Victoria Gardens, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Jane Dowson will lead a minutes silence as a mark...

London Bridge terror attack: statement from Leeds City Council Leader

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “I am deeply saddened to be talking about such appalling acts less than a fortnight after...

Chance for artists to create the light fantastic

Innovative artists are being given a unique opportunity to produce a spectacular new light and sound display for one of city’s biggest cultural showpieces. Organisers...

Leeds primary schools debating competition 2017

Pupils in years 5 and 6 from across Leeds primary schools put their debating skills to the test at a special competition at Leeds Civic...

Statement from leader of Leeds City Council on Sorrell Leczkowski, statement...

The following statement is from Allerton High School in Leeds, attended by 14-year-old Sorrell Leczkowski who was tragically killed in the Manchester Arena attack on Monday. Elaine...

Statement following Manchester concert explosion

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “On behalf of Leeds City Council and the city of Leeds I want to express our...

Grand reward for tower block recyclers

Residents who live in high rise flats in east Leeds are being given an incentive to recycle more each month as part of a...

Leeds City Museum launches creative campaigns to raise awareness of dementia

Leeds City Museum is asking the public to get creative as part of two new campaigns being launched on May 16 to mark Dementia...

Wheelie great lunch for Leeds school pupils

Pupils from a Leeds special school are setting taste buds tingling this month with their winning Tour de Yorkshire-themed school lunch, which is being...

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