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New city public bike sharing scheme given green light by executive...

A proposal to establish a public bike sharing scheme in Leeds has been approved by senior councillors. This follows a report to Leeds City Council’s...

Free family fun set to light up the Arium this half...

A feast of family-fun activities will be on offer at the Arium this February half term. The newly located Leeds parks nursery will be host...

New city public bike sharing scheme to be discussed by executive...

A proposal to establish a public bike sharing scheme in Leeds is set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. Outlined as part of...

Council safeguards future of greenspace and sports fields in west Leeds

The future of an important area of amenity greenspace in west Leeds has been secured by Leeds City Council. Following long and detailed negotiations, the...

Important nature sites receive National Lottery funding

Leeds City Council and Meanwood Valley Partnership have been jointly awarded £65,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Meanwood Valley: Wilderness on...

Consultation on future green belt housing changes in Leeds begins

Public consultation has begun today on proposals by Leeds City Council to protect 33 housing sites in green belt areas of the city. As part...

Leeds Bridge maintenance scheme set to start

A programme of urgent maintenance works is to begin next week on the historic Leeds Bridge. From Monday 8 January, work will start on essential works...

Comment on New Year’s honours from leader of Leeds City Council,...

Responding to the publication of the New Year's Honours 2018 list,  Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: "Congratulations to all those in Leeds...

Tropical treat this Christmas as a new young ambassador is crowned

Leeds favourite attraction, Tropical World has crowned its first ever Young Ambassador – Thomas Paddy, 11 from Leeds. Thomas, beat off competition from the three other...

Visit Leeds is Yorkshire’s number one

Visit Leeds has climbed 44 places to be the number one in Yorkshire and the Humber and eighth nationally in the 2017 English Tourism Social...

Green light for West Yorkshire Playhouse redevelopment

Arts Council England have today confirmed a total grant of £6.6m towards the landmark redevelopment of West Yorkshire Playhouse, with further news that the project...

Leeds first ever Compassionate City Awards takes place this week

Unsung heroes in Leeds will be recognised for their amazing contribution to the city at the first ever Compassionate City Awards taking place this...

Leeds to consult on Clean Air Zone as air quality and...

Leeds City Council is looking for the views of people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region on its proposals to...

All hands to the pumps as Windmill Inn celebrates boom in...

An award-winning village pub, which has been the focal point of the local community for over 400 years, is celebrating a resurgence in business...

Statement from Councillor Judith Blake on European Capital of Culture 2023

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council: “We are hugely frustrated by the European Commission’s apparent proposal to remove the opportunity for a UK...

Christmas countdown begins at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Visitors to Leeds city centre are being invited to pop down to Leeds Kirkgate Market for a host of Christmas cheer from now until...

Penguins are the toast of the coast as spectacular new attraction...

The city’s coolest residents were chilling by the pool today as they made some friends and showed off their spectacular new home. The excitable colony of 17...

Leeds leads the way in survey of UKs most improved cities

Leeds has been named the UK’s top performer in a new report highlighting the country’s most improved places to live and work. PwCs newly-released annual Good Growth...

Lord Mayor to lead Remembrance Sunday tributes in city

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Jane Dowson will lead the tributes on Remembrance Sunday for service men and women who have lost their...

Stunning new images revealed of how remodelled Leeds Station could look

Stunning new images of how the remodelled Leeds Station could look have been revealed today. The images have been released as part of a new...

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