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Edible flowerbed designs by youngsters receive top marks at special Leeds...

Young people representing schools across Leeds visited the Civic Hall this month to be congratulated on their fantastic flowerbed designs which have been brought to...

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...

Leeds lifeguard scoops national lifesaving award

A member of Leeds City Council’s sport and lifestyles team has received a prestigious national lifesaving award. Following an independent assessment and appraisal by the...

Leeds delegation set for stateside Boston mission

A delegation of industry leaders from Leeds is heading to Boston in America this week to strengthen and develop links between the two cities. Building...

Exciting plans revealed at Leeds General Infirmary for adult health services...

Exciting proposals for a brand-new hospital development to transform Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) were revealed today (Wed 17 October) by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS...

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...

Project worker Robyn Carrack with the beautiful new display at Leeds...

Spurred into an unprecedented surge in production by the conflict raging in Europe, Leeds became one of the country’s most important wartime industrial powerhouses. Now...

City’s cultural spectaculars join prestigious European collective

Three spectacular cultural showpieces in Leeds have officially joined the ranks of some of Europe’s most prestigious arts events. Light Night Leeds, the Leeds International...

The Tour de Yorkshire trophies have come to town!

Schoolchildren in Leeds were given the chance to see the famous Tour de Yorkshire trophies today as the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor...

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...

Stars come out to back Leeds’s European Capital of Culture 2023...

Big name stars from Leeds have joined the growing call to see their home city named European Capital of Culture 2023. Chart-topping Leeds rockers The...

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...

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...

Join us for the Kirkgate Market Garden Event ‘Love your Garden’

Welcome to Leeds Kirkgate Market is a shopper’s paradise from fresh food, drink and fashion to jewellery, flowers, hardware and haberdashery. At the heart of 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...

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...

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...

Comment on New Year’s honours from leader of Leeds City Council,...

Responding to the publication of the New Year's Honours 2018 list,  Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: "Congratulations to all those in Leeds...

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...

West Yorkshire’s museums contribute millions to regional economy

West Yorkshire’s local authority museums contributed over £34 million to the regional economy last year and attracted over 1.7 million visitors through their doors. The...

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