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Leeds dockless bike hire scheme to launch in May

The world’s first dockless hire scheme, Ofo, will launch in Leeds on Tuesday 15 May with a fleet of 1,000 bikes. The Leeds scheme will...

Plans for the redevelopment of George Street to go on display

Leeds City Council and development partners Town Centre Securities (TCS), are to ask for feedback on plans to regenerate the historic George Street and...

Himalayan exhibition scales spectacular heights of fashion

A new exhibition will reach the pinnacle of sartorial style by exploring flamboyant fashions from the home of the world’s highest mountains. Lotherton’s new Himalayan...

Grant funding will transform historic Leeds building

A project to transform one of Leeds’s most important heritage assets could be set for a major funding boost thanks to an innovative, Heritage...

Public realm improvements in communities across the city set to take...

A range of significant public realm improvements in and around the city’s town and local centres are set to be considered by senior councillors...

Fantastic photo flashback to year Leeds had its first female Lord...

A spectacular parade marches down The Headrow as a military band plays in front of Leeds Town Hall and a majestic Second World War...

East Leeds improvements backed by compulsory purchase orders

Major road and transport improvements to East Leeds have taken a further step forward as Leeds City Council has made a Compulsory Purchase Order...

Leeds praised for creating ‘flourishing’ children’s social care

Leeds City Council’s services for children in care have been described by Ofsted inspectors as ‘flourishing’ following the first new-style focused inspection to be...

Final week of Clean Air Zone consultation begins

Leeds City Council is reminding residents and commuters to have their say on proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people...

Abbey days as historic ruins are named among Yorkshire’s top attractions

It would no doubt have been a surprise to the devout Cistercian monks who once called it home. But historic Kirkstall Abbey has today been...

We wish you a happy St. Valentine’s Day

Every February, 14, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. It's a time to demonstrate how much...

Museum seeking stories of historic wartime air raid blast

On the evening of March 14, 1941, the staff at Leeds City Museum safely locked away their incredible collection of exhibits, antiquities and curiosities...

Leeds event to celebrate 100 years of votes for women

To celebrate the centenary of women being given the right to vote, the leader of Leeds City Council is hosting a special commemoration event...

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...

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