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Monday, October 14, 2019

£20m major works to start on transforming The Headrow in Leeds

From September 2019, bus services and stops in Leeds city centre will change as Connecting Leeds starts major works on The Headrow. Leeds City Council’s...

Nominations are now open for Leeds Compassionate City Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s Compassionate City Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 5 December 2019. Now in their...

Lord Mayor leads celebration of small groups and charities in Leeds

Over 100 small voluntary groups and charities in Leeds have been recognised by the Lord Mayor of Leeds for the contribution they make to...

Leeds Armed Forces Day to be marked by a day of...

People of all ages are once again being invited to celebrate the courage, dedication commitment of the British Armed Forces, as part of Leeds...

Works confirmed for next phase of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme after...

The next phase of work on a major project to protect Leeds from the risk of flooding has been confirmed after the contract for...

Armed Forces Week celebrations to begin in Leeds with flag-raising ceremony

In the 75th year following D-Day and the Battle of Monte Cassino, Leeds City Council Armed Forces Champions – Councillors Jane Dowson, Caroline Gruen...

Government planning inspectors’ final report on Leeds Site Allocations Plan being...

Senior councillors in Leeds are set to approve a recommendation at a meeting next week that the Site Allocations Plan for the city guiding...

Miners dig deep to unearth estate’s pit history

A group of ex-pit workers from Leeds have gone back to the coal face, working with volunteers to unearth the history of mining at...

New Leeds Lord Mayor officially announced

Councillor Eileen Taylor has been announced as the new Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2019/20. She was handed the chains at the council’s Annual General...

National Lottery funding helps Temple Newsam team make history

For more than 500 years it’s been one of the cornerstones of Leeds’s history and heritage. Now a new project to help secure the historic...

Gear up to welcome the world’s best cyclists

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get...

Senior councillors in Leeds to agree £20.7 million plan to transform...

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss an update on plans to transform transport and travel in and around the city centre at a meeting...

Moving wartime story sparks search for Leeds lifesaver’s descendants

Descendants of a Jewish family who fled from Vienna to Leeds to escape the Nazis are searching for more details about the local businessman...

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...

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