Momentum builds for city’s 2023 bid as three new sponsors announced

A trio of new high-profile sponsors have thrown their weight behind Leeds’s ambitious bid to land the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture 2023. Yorkshire Bank, Yorkshire Building Society and Yorkshire Water are among big businesses who pledged their support to the exciting bid during a spectacular event held at Northern Ballet last…

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Businesses invited to invest in culture and back city’s 2023 bid

Leading local businesses will come together tomorrow to hear how they can unite behind Leeds’s once-in-a-generation bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2023. Northern Ballet will host this Wednesday’s event (March 8), which will see more than a hundred of the city’s business leaders invited to get involved in backing the ambitious bid.…

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Bringing Leeds together for giant leap towards 2023 title

The exciting campaign to get the whole of Leeds involved in the city’s ambitious bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2023 is officially underway today. As momentum behind the landmark bid continues to build, communities, organisations and individuals from across the city are being called upon to submit their ideas for how…

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Leeds City Council service information for the festive period

Details of this year’s Leeds City Council services for over the festive period are available on the council website here: Leeds City Council Christmas services 2016 Services that are expected to have low or non-essential demand are being scaled back to allow the closure of a number of council buildings, which saves on costs over the…

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Statement in response to announcement that UK cities including Leeds will bid for European Capital of Culture 2023

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has today announced that UK cities, including Leeds, will be bidding to become European Capital of Culture 2023. Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council said: “Leeds has been ready to bid since 2014 and we are delighted that today the Department for Culture Media and Sport has recognised…

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Lord Mayor to lead Remembrance Sunday tributes in city

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Gerry Harper will lead the tributes to service men and women who have lost their lives in times of conflict on Remembrance Sunday. Held on Sunday 13 November, people of the city are once again warmly invited to gather at the war memorial on Victoria Gardens to join…

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Statement from the Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, regarding a homecoming event in city for Leeds Olympic and Paralympic athletes

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 of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “We will be hosting a large homecoming event in Leeds to recognise the fantastic performances of both our Olympic and Paralympic…

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