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Object of the week- Madge Howdill’s flag

This eye-catching flag was made more than a century ago by an excited Leeds teenager eager to celebrate the end of war. Madge Howdill, who...

Leeds City Council reiterates commitment and support for city’s Armed Forces...

Leeds City Council has underlined its continued commitment to supporting armed forces personnel and veterans this month. This follows representatives of the UK’s armed forces...

Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year — and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. The...

Crossgates youth group to sing for children in care

It might be cold outside but that won’t stop a local East Leeds Youth Group fundraising for children in care this Christmas. Following an online...

Leeds to host finale as routes for 2019 Tour de Yorkshire...

The full routes for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled at Leeds Civic Hall. Welcome to...

Leeds’ unsung heroes to be recognised at Compassionate City Awards this...

Unsung heroes in Leeds will be recognised for their amazing contribution to the city at the Compassionate City Awards on Thursday 22 November 2018. Held...

City’s faiths united in abbey’s war and peace display

Inspiring stories of faith, heroism and compassion are being retold through a collection of powerful artworks and images displayed in the stunning ruins of...

Channel 4 chooses to Be the Spark in the Leeds City...

Channel 4 has confirmed the Leeds City Region will be the home of its new national headquarters. The announcement follows two years of discussions with...

Project worker Robyn Carrack with the beautiful new display at Leeds...

Spurred into an unprecedented surge in production by the conflict raging in Europe, Leeds became one of the country’s most important wartime industrial powerhouses. Now...

Exciting plans revealed at Leeds General Infirmary for adult health services...

Exciting proposals for a brand-new hospital development to transform Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) were revealed today (Wed 17 October) by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS...

Burberry Foundation launches first in-school arts and culture programme

First in school arts and culture programme of its scope and scale. Leeds Playhouse, Leeds Young Film, Northern Ballet and The Hepworth Wakefield to partner...

East meets West at Abbey’s mindfulness fest

Ancient traditions from East and West will come together in the historic grounds of Kirkstall Abbey next month during a festival of mindfulness and...

Stunning carved creations to strike a chord at Temple Newsam

A collection of exquisitely carved music stands will go on display at Temple Newsam House this week to end the Leeds International Piano Competition...

Leeds lifeguard scoops national lifesaving award

A member of Leeds City Council’s sport and lifestyles team has received a prestigious national lifesaving award. Following an independent assessment and appraisal by the...

Rifles Regiment take to the streets of Leeds

The public are invited to show their support for The Rifles Regiment as they march through the streets of Leeds this weekend (15 September)...

Call for communities to help commemorate Armistice centenary

A rallying cry has gone out calling on communities in Leeds to be part of a city-wide commemoration to mark 100 years since the...

Neighbourhood Network schemes funding announced

Popular Neighbourhood Networks schemes have been awarded five years funding to continue their work supporting older people and communities throughout the city, Leeds City...

Leeds 2023 is backing the light fantastic

The city’s new international cultural festival is throwing its weight behind one of Leeds’s most spectacular annual arts events. Leeds 2023 has this week been...

Masterplan for South Bank and remodelled Leeds Station formally adopted by...

The continued regeneration of the South Bank area of Leeds including plans to maximise the remodelling of Leeds Station has taken a significant step...

Experience the magic of cinema on Millennium Square

Cementing its place as the country’s leading producer of open-air film screenings, The Luna Cinema is partnering with Leeds City Council to put on...

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