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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Leeds receives funding boost to support victims of modern slavery

Leeds City Council has been awarded a grant of nearly £200,000 to support victims of modern slavery and reduce their risk of becoming homeless...

Applications now open for Leeds secondary school places

Parents across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for next September. Although it is only early...

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...

Further precautionary steps taken to manage unauthorised vehicle access to pedestrianised...

Temporary manual gates to support the existing vehicle access restrictions in place on pedestrianised areas of Leeds city centre have been installed. The gates will...

Temple Works: Leeds City Council planning position statement

Leeds City Council has prepared a planning position statement in response to the listing for sale through public auction of the privately owned Grade...

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...

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 City Council builds on success of award winning Migrant Access...

Leeds City Council has successfully secured grant funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Controlling Migration Fund to support settled communities...

Idea blooms into city centre oasis for Leeds

An idea sown eight years ago to create a new green space for everyone to use in busy central Leeds has bloomed into a...

Leeds men urged to make a pledge against violence against women

Men across Leeds are being encouraged to pledge their support for a campaign to end violence against women. As part of the international 16 Days...

Proposals to review the Farnley Upper Moor Side conservation area

People are being asked for their views on plans to amend the Farnley Upper Moor Side Conservation Area. As part of a new consultation, the...

Major development opportunity comes to the market in the ‘West End’...

A rare opportunity to purchase and develop a major site in a well-connected and established urban quarter of Leeds city centre is being brought...

Council response to homeless protest ending

A Leeds City Council spokeswoman said: “Our priority is assisting people who need accommodation and support on a daily basis. This was available throughout the...

Leeds shows its support for Earth Hour with light switch-off of...

Lights at two Leeds landmark civic buildings will be plunged into darkness for an hour this Saturday as the city shows its support for...

Next phase of Leeds flood protection plans set to be submitted...

The next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme including plans to plant hundreds of thousands of new trees along the catchment of the...

Ice Cube returns to Millennium Square with a cool new look

Skaters of all ages in Leeds will have the chance to chill out on Millennium Square this weekend thanks to the return of the...

Parents urged to apply on time for primary places or risk...

Families with children who are due to start primary school in September 2017 are being reminded they have until 15 January to apply for...

Funding announced for special needs schools in Leeds

Leeds City Council is working with principals at Specialist Inclusive Learning Centres (SILCs), their governing bodies and other key partners from across health, care and...

Further grant funding set to benefit communities in Leeds is secured

Leeds City Council has successfully secured further grant funding from the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government Controlling Migration Fund. This additional funding will...

Leeds City Council comment on the Tour de Yorkshire finale

Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet sealed overall victory in the Tour de Yorkshire in one of the most memorable finishes in the race's short...

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