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2023 case study- Grace Branford, Leeds Children’s Mayor

She’s the pint-sized political powerhouse who scooped thousands of votes by pledging to spread some kindness through Leeds’s communities. Now Leeds Children’s Mayor Grace Branford...

2023 case study- Nomad Clan

It’s one of the biggest, brightest and most beautiful statements about Leeds’s super-sized cultural credentials. And now the talented duo behind the breath-taking new Athena...

New strategy to help booming city grow

An innovative new growth strategy aimed at giving the whole of Leeds a chance to make the most of the city’s economic boom has...

2023 case study- Richard Gregory, Yorkshire Bank

Businesses across Leeds have been called on to invest in the city’s future by backing the ambitious bid for European Capital of Culture 2023. And...

New pop-up pavilion transforms Victoria Gardens this summer

This summer Victoria Gardens in the heart of Leeds city centre will be transformed into a pop-up pavilion and playspace for two weeks from...

2023 case study- Sir Gary Verity

He’s been one of the driving forces behind showcasing the very best of Yorkshire to tens of millions of tourists. Now Welcome to Yorkshire chief...

2023 case study – Amy Letman, Transform

Earlier this year, a spectacular international theatre project took over a string of the city’s most prominent arts venues. Now one of the imaginative team...

2023 case study- Aspire

A pioneering social enterprise, Aspire Community Benefit Society brings culture into the lives of some of more than a thousand people with learning disabilities...

City parks and green spaces recognised with celebrated Green Flag Award

Seven sites across Leeds have hit the heights and been recognised with an internationally recognised green award. Celebrating the very best green spaces across the...

2023 case study- Bramley Baths

Four years ago, the people of Bramley began writing a new chapter in the story of a much-loved building which has stood at the...

2023 case study- Leeds West Indian Carnival

For 50 years it’s been one of the most flamboyant and spectacular dates in the city’s cultural calendar. Now the pioneers behind the phenomenally successful...

Opportunities for local people to see latest East Leeds housing and...

Leeds residents and businesses owners will be able to have their say on one of the city’s largest transport and housing programmes from next...

Mayor to make history at museum’s 90th birthday celebration

History will repeat itself this weekend when a much-loved Leeds museum welcomes a very special guest to its 90th birthday celebrations. The Lord Mayor of Leeds...

Stage is set for Playhouse project to move forward

Plans to transform the West Yorkshire Playhouse will be discussed by senior councillors in Leeds. Leeds City Council’s executive board will be asked to approve the...

Senior councillors set for landmark discussion on the future of culture...

The journey towards making Leeds a cultural focal point for the whole of Europe will discussed at a meeting of the city’s senior councillors. Leeds...

Edible flowerbed designs by youngsters receive top marks at special Leeds...

Young people representing schools across Leeds visited the Civic Hall this month to be congratulated on their fantastic flowerbed designs which have been brought to...

City’s future cycling strategy officially leaves the starting line

A new cycling plan for Leeds has officially been unveiled this month. This follows the creation of the ‘Leeds Cycling Starts Here’ strategy, which was...

Key Leeds city centre gateway set to be given people-friendly new...

This is how the junction of Clay Pit Lane and Woodhouse Lane in Leeds is set to look following a proposed revamp. Plans to transform...

New city Lord Mayor takes office

Councillor Jane Dowson has become the city’s 124th Lord Mayor of Leeds after unanimous support from members of all parties at the council’s annual...

City’s cultural spectaculars join prestigious European collective

Three spectacular cultural showpieces in Leeds have officially joined the ranks of some of Europe’s most prestigious arts events. Light Night Leeds, the Leeds International...

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