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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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...

Real life mermaids have a fabulous a tail to tell for...

Meet the fin-tastic Leeds mermaids making a splash as their home city bids to become the cultural capital of Europe. Professional performer Lucy Meredith and...

Enjoy some mindful moments at beautiful Kirkstall Abbey

Centuries ago, it was a tranquil sanctuary where Cistercian monks would spend hours in peaceful contemplation. And this week Kirkstall Abbey will be giving people in...

Tens of thousands flock to see city transformed as Light Night...

Leeds city centre was transformed into a sensational spectacle of light and sound last night as tens of thousands flocked to see the enchanting return...

Leeds Site Allocations Plan (SAP) public examination update

The independent public examination of Leeds City Council’s Site Allocations Plan (SAP) is to begin next week. The consideration of the plan, which allocates land...

Unsung heroes wanted for citywide community awards

Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s first ever Compassionate City Awards, which are set to take place this December. Anyone wishing to nominate...

2023 case study- East Street Arts

A haven for emerging and established artists alike, East Street Arts is a pioneering national arts organization that has provided creative spaces, opportunity and...

Visitors will be over the moon with Light Night’s dazzling lunar...

A magnificent recreation of a beautiful full moon will hover over the water at Leeds Dock during this October’s spectacular Light Night Leeds. Made using...

Leeds hits the heights in Yorkshire in Bloom awards

Leeds has once again wowed judges in a prestigious regional green competition. As part of a special ceremony held this month, In-Bloom groups representing...

Pioneering new Climate Commission could see cities save millions of pounds...

A pioneering Climate Commission is being launched in Leeds this week to encourage investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient developments and therefore save cities millions of...

2023 case study- The Kaiser Chiefs

The ambitious bid to make their home city European Capital of Culture in 2023 has struck a chord with Leeds rockers The Kaiser Chiefs. The...

City welcomes influential report recommending creation of Digital Innovation Hubs

A report by prominent Life Science’s Champion Professor Sir John Bell recommending the creation of new Digital Innovation Hubs in the UK has been...

Gift given to Her Majesty The Queen from city of Leeds...

A gift given to Her Majesty The Queen on behalf of the city of Leeds as part of a visit to mark the Golden...

2023 case study- The Brownlee brothers

They’re the Leeds Olympic heroes who’ve made history on some of the biggest sporting stages in the world. Now Leeds’s triathlete brothers Jonny and Ali...

Spectacular display set to throw new light on the story of...

A dramatic new projection capturing the spirit, history and heritage of Leeds will illuminate one of the city’s most famous buildings when Light Night...

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