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Friday, July 19, 2019

£150K upgrade to Wetherby gas distribution network starting early in new...

The north of England’s gas distributer, Northern Gas Networks (NGN), is investing £150,000 to upgrade the ageing metal gas distribution network in Westgate, Church...

Leeds council bosses to discuss further £6.5m CityConnect cycling improvement plans

Plans to invest £6.5million on further improvements to cycling infrastructure in Leeds will be considered by senior councillors later this week. Following the recent announcement...

We wish you a Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas! We wish you successes and victories, full understanding and respect from others. Christmas is a very sacred day. Have an unforgettable...

Innovative forensic traceable liquid to join fight against paving stones thefts...

A state-of-the-art initiative to tackle the theft of Yorkshire paving stones is to be introduced in hot-spot areas by Leeds City Council. Working in partnership...

New Royal Navy submarine HMS Audacious officially tied with Leeds

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr Gerry Harper was in attendance as a new member of the Royal Navy fleet was officially affiliated with...

Little Neville Street revamp offers improved access to Leeds Station

Improved access to the new southern entrance of Leeds Station is now available following the completion of refurbishment work on Little Neville Street. Officially reopened...

Share your memories of city’s historic flooding

Communities in Leeds are being asked to share their photos and memories of last year’s devastating Boxing Day floods for a new exhibition. Leeds Industrial...

Final recommendations on future Leeds City Council electoral arrangements

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) has today published its final recommendations on the future electoral arrangements for Leeds City Council. A press...

Bonfire Night celebrations to be marked by six Leeds City Council...

Six public bonfires are once again set to light up the city’s skies later this week. In what is always a fantastic occasion, public bonfires...

More than just a meal – city celebrates national Meals on...

A popular service providing 500 elderly people across Leeds with warm nourishing meals is being celebrated this week. This forms part of National Meals on...

Open letter about proposed parkway station serving Leeds Bradford Airport

In the last few days there has been some debate about the proposed Leeds Bradford Airport parkway station, part of the plans for £270million...

Fascinating history of oldest street in Leeds to be explored in...

A new book exploring the history of the oldest street in Leeds is set to be launched later this month. For the first time, readers...

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...

Flood recovery roadshow in Leeds this week

The Environment Agency will be out and about in Leeds this week as part of an ongoing flood recovery programme following the December 2015...

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...

Safeguarding in taxi and private hire licensing is top of the...

Senior councillors will next week discuss how Leeds City Council is keeping people who use taxis and private hire vehicles in the city safe. At...

Leeds youngsters prove they can talk the talk

Pupils from across Leeds primary schools have been putting their debating skills to the test at a special competition at Leeds Civic Hall. To support...

Voting is underway for the new Leeds Children’s Mayor

Twelve Leeds school children who are taking their first steps into politics are now campaigning hard to win votes to become the new Leeds...

Leeds children’s services awarded £9.6 million to help spread excellence

It has been announced today that Leeds City Council’s children’s services has been selected to be a national ‘partner in practice’ to share its...

City Beach and Olympic FanZone set to officially open in Leeds

Millennium Square’s popular City Beach will have a carnival atmosphere this year. The annual seaside-themed extravaganza will once again see the square transformed into a...

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