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£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...

Kirkstall Flood Information Centre opens

A public flood information centre officially opened in Kirkstall in Leeds this week to provide information and advice to homeowners and businesses at risk of flooding. The Team Kirkstall...

Shortlist announced for 26th Leeds Architecture Awards

The 2016 Leeds Architecture Awards look set to be the biggest and best yet; with nearly 80 nominations over seven categories the awards are...

Exhibition remembers city’s flood response one year on

Determined Leeds communities that bounced back in the wake of last year’s devastating Boxing Day floods will see their remarkable recovery remembered in a...

City’s Pet Champions land prestigious RSPCA award

An innovative scheme that keeps thousands of the city’s animals safe has won a prestigious welfare award. Hot on the heels of being awarded the RSPCA’s...

Nigel Richardson retirement

Leeds City Council is today announcing the retirement of Nigel Richardson after six years as the council's director of children’s services. Nigel will step...

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...

Future international leaders from across world gather in Leeds as part...

Future international leaders from around the world arrived in Leeds this week to find out more about the innovative work being undertaken by the...

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 Leeds Children’s Mayor wants Leeds people to ‘love thy neighbour’

After four weeks of voting and more than 10,700 votes cast, the new Leeds Children’s Mayor has been announced as Grace Branford from Drighlington...

Council to receive costs of protecting from skyscraper wind dangers

An agreement has been reached between Leeds City Council and the owners of Bridgewater Place to reimburse the costs of protecting the public from...

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...

First business achieves quality mark status for domestic violence support

Mears Group has become the first Leeds business to achieve the Domestic Violence and Abuse Quality Mark for Business from the Safer Leeds Partnership. As...

Community banners brighten up Harehills Lane

Pupils from three local primary schools are helping to make Harehills even brighter by helping to design new banners for their local community. The banners,...

New park pops up in Leeds City Centre

An innovative new pop-up park has opened in the heart of Leeds city centre. The new temporary green space off Cookridge Street includes artificial grass, planters, benches...

New proposal for an innovation district for Leeds

Senior councillors will, next week, hear proposals to create an innovation district in Leeds which could provide a catalyst for productive, sustainable and inclusive...

Leeds City Council Leader reacts to Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “The Autumn Statement does not go nearly far enough in addressing some of the UK’s basic...

Major East Leeds development consultation reaches next stage

Hundreds of east Leeds residents have had their say on plans for one of the city’s largest growth areas following a major public consultation...

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...

City’s response to Brexit to be debated by executive board

A report setting out the preparation work being undertaken by Leeds City Council to assess and meet the challenges and potential opportunities resulting from...

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