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Monday, September 23, 2019

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...

New bridge puts cyclists on the right path

A new bridge to link the Trans Pennine Trail with Temple Newsam was officially opened this week. The new Skelton Bridge crosses the River Aire...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rifles Regiment take to the streets of Leeds

The public are invited to show their support for The Rifles Regiment as they march through the streets of Leeds this weekend (15 September)...

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...

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...

£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...

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...

Arts funding set to bring city’s bright ideas to life

Imaginative arts organisations in Leeds will have the chance to bring more of their creative ideas to life through a dedicated funding scheme. The Leeds...

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...

Statement from the Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake,...

A homecoming event to celebrate the achievements of Yorkshire's Olympic and Paralympic athletes is to be held in Leeds, the city council has announced. Leader...

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...

City parks and green spaces recognised with celebrated Green Flag Award

Seven sites across Leeds have hit the heights and been recognised with an internationally recognised green award. Celebrating the very best green spaces across the...

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...

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...

New strategy to help booming city grow

An innovative new growth strategy aimed at giving the whole of Leeds a chance to make the most of the city’s economic boom has...

2023 case study- Richard Gregory, Yorkshire Bank

Businesses across Leeds have been called on to invest in the city’s future by backing the ambitious bid for European Capital of Culture 2023. And...

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