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Archives choc full of tales about sweet life of estate’s lords...

Sweet-toothed aristocrats in Leeds were among the country’s earliest chocoholics, fascinating new documents have revealed. Ahead of tomorrow’s World Chocolate Day, an exquisite bill of...

Journey through time at Temple Newsam this weekend

Take a stroll through the centuries this weekend as the historic Temple Newsam estate travels back in time through several periods of history. Time travellers...

Public engagement on new rail stations in Leeds has started this...

Public engagement on plans to create two new rail stations in Leeds has started this week. Details of the proposals for new stations at White...

Diary display sees Leeds WW1 prisoner’s powerful story retold

The emotional first-hand account of a Leeds man held captive in a German First World War internment camp has been rediscovered by a group...

Green fingered youngsters celebrated in this year’s Leeds in Bloom awards

Green-fingered youngsters from across the city were invited to a celebration at Leeds Civic Hall this month as part of the annual Leeds in...

Exciting redevelopment work at Emerald Headingley Stadium continues at a pace

The leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has paid a visit to Emerald Headingley Stadium to see how work is progressing on...

Progress report due on landmark Playhouse project

Senior councillors in Leeds will be updated on the ongoing requirements for the transformation of the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Members of the council’s executive board...

Senior councillors asked to approve plans to transform Leeds waterfront

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked next week to approve creating a new fund to help transform the waterfront of the city centre...

Armed Forces Day celebrations in the city marked with flag raising...

The Armed Forces Day flag has been proudly raised in the city, ahead of Leeds Armed Forces Day this Saturday (June 23). Joining the Lord...

New city centre customer hub opens to the public after Merrion...

Leeds City Council staff have completed a move back into Merrion House after an 18-month refurbishment to the ten storey office block in partnership...

Object of the week- The state bed at Temple Newsam

Plush, lavish and luxurious, Temple Newsam’s crimson state bed is well and truly fit for a Queen Anne. The eye-catching bed is more than 300...

New home announced for this year’s Leeds Armed Forces Day celebrations

One of the city’s most popular civic events, Leeds Armed Forces Day, will this year be held in a brand new city centre location. As...

Suffragettes to light the way at Leeds cultural spectacular

They were the formidable Leeds campaigners whose courage and determination helped women across the country finally win their long fight for the right to...

Statements regarding decision by Channel 4 to shortlist Leeds as a...

A joint statement from Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Chair of West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leader of Bradford Council, Cllr Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds...

New Lord Mayor of Leeds officially announced

Councillor Graham Latty is the new Lord Mayor of Leeds, following overwhelming support from all parties at the council’s annual meeting this week. Conservative Councillor...

Completion of £2million Leeds city centre road upgrade works marked

The completion of a major project to carry out £2million of improvements on two key roads in Leeds city centre has been marked this...

City Region Bid Calls for Channel 4 to Spark a New...

Leeds City Region has submitted its bid to Channel 4 for the broadcasters’ new National HQ outside of London. The bid which responds to the...

Saddle up for celebration of vintage cycling style on TdY weekend

It may not look like the ideal athletic attire for anyone taking a two-wheeled tour of Yorkshire. But long before the age of Lycra, well-made...

Object of the week- Potts clock

Once a faithful timepiece at one of the North's favourite seaside getaways, this impressive clock has finally come home to Leeds. Made by famous Leeds...

The Tour de Yorkshire – everything you need to know before...

The hugely anticipated fourth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race is now less than a week away. Excitement is building in Leeds...

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