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Friday, October 20, 2017

Leeds comes together to take a stand against hate crime

Leeds City Council, Safer Leeds, West Yorkshire Police, and West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner are standing together to reassure members of the public...

Council leader’s support for Jewish community after anti-Semitic grafitti

Leeds City Council Leader Councillor Judith Blake has written to the leaders of the Etz Chaim synagogue on Harrogate Road expressing her shock at...

New purpose-built horticultural nursery set to officially open its doors to...

A state-of-the art new horticultural nursery in Leeds will officially open to the public this weekend. Replacing the former Red Hall Nursery in Whinmoor, visitors...

£50million flood defence scheme opens in Leeds

A £50million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses moveable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – has...

Further update on Leeds Site Allocations Plan (SAP) public examination

Leeds City Council can today give a further update on the forthcoming public examination of the Site Allocations Plan (SAP). Following the announcement earlier this...

Green-fingered volunteers help Otley recycling site leap to national gardening competition...

Staff at an Otley recycling centre came up with a tip top idea to give the town’s bid to land a prestigious award some...

Construction close to completion on new £45m specialist school in Leeds

The official topping out ceremony for the final building of the new Springwell Leeds Specialist Academy took place on site on Friday 29th September...

Art installation raises awareness of paper plea

A plea is being issued for residents to help reduce the mountain of unnecessary paper and cardboard waste produced in the city each year. This week...

Comment on the death of Leeds actress Liz Dawn

Liz Dawn, the Coronation Street actress who played Vera Duckworth in the soap for more than 30 years, has died. Liz Dawn, was an English actress,...

Next phase of Leeds flood protection plans on show

Proposals for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show next month to communities upstream of the city centre. A series...

Nationally acclaimed neighbourhood networks set for funding boost

Council leaders are set to agree multi-million pound funding to continue and expand the work of the city’s highly acclaimed Neighbourhood Networks. Proposals for extra...

New ‘Leeds Adult Learning’ website makes discovering learning opportunities simple

Leeds City Council has launched an innovative new website which makes it easy for adults to find enjoyable courses in and around their local...

Green space to be revamped as part of vision for Leeds...

New design proposals to be submitted to Leeds City Council’s executive board next week show the planned redevelopment for one of the key gateway...

Major upgrades proposed for three key Leeds junctions

Plans to improve three key road junctions in Leeds to tackle congestion and improve connectivity and air quality are to be discussed by senior...

‘Hundreds of thousands of new trees’ to form key element of...

Proposals to plant ‘many hundreds of thousands’ of new trees along the River Aire catchment form part of an ambitious range of measures to...

Lord Mayor to attend civic reception marking the First World War...

The Lord Mayor of Leeds will be attending a special event tomorrow to mark 100 years since tens of thousands of men were killed...

Find out more about plans to improve the M621 in Leeds

People in Leeds are being given the chance to find out more about plans to upgrade the M621 between junction 1 and 7. The planned...

Images from Linton Bridge reopening celebration

A selection of images from the reopening of Linton Bridge in Leeds on Saturday following the completion of a major repair project to restore...

Linton Bridge set for reopening celebration this Saturday

Linton Bridge will officially reopen this weekend with a special community celebration event. The grade II-listed bridge over the River Wharfe between Linton and Collingham...

Plan your journey ahead of landmark carnival celebration

Motorists in Leeds are being urged to plan ahead as the city prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Leeds West Indian Carnival. This...

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