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Rio Olympic heroes make a big splash as diving takes centre...

Three Rio Olympic heroes were the special guests as a west Leeds leisure centre launched its exciting new diving lessons programme this month. On hand...

Discover the delights of cycling in Leeds through a new interactive...

A fantastic new digital on-line map offering a wealth of information to keen and would be cyclists in Leeds and West Yorkshire has been...

Lord Mayor to take on double challenge at Leeds 10k in...

The Lord Mayor Councillor Gerry Harper is aiming to complete a unique double at this Sunday’s Asda Foundation Leeds 10k. Not only will the Lord...

Aireborough Leisure Centre set for £1.2m refurbishment

Proposals for a £1.2m revamp of a north west Leeds leisure centre will be discussed by senior councillors next week. Submitted as part of a...

Young people offered opportunity to discover magic of golf at Temple...

Youngsters will have the chance to hone and develop their golf skills at a specially designed six-hole pitch and putt course at a public...

Leeds councillors to consider £4million grant for Headingley Stadium redevelopment

Senior councillors in Leeds will consider a request to contribute £4million to a redevelopment of Headingley Stadium to secure continued international cricket at the...

Leader of Leeds City Council wishes Team GB athletes luck at...

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We’re incredibly proud that once again Leeds has such a strong presence at the Olympics, which...

Comment on Olympic gold medal success of Leeds rower Paul Bennett

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “Congratulations to Paul Bennett from Leeds for winning Olympic gold in the men’s eight rowing. Following...

Sky Ride returns to Leeds

Cyclists of all ages will have the chance to leisurely take in the sights of some of Leeds’ most iconic city centre landmarks as...

Countdown begins for priority entry to the 2017 Columbia Threadneedle World...

Priority entry for the 2017 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds is set to open at 10am on Monday 28 November – just 200 days...

Route revealed for Yorkshire ‘Rio Heroes’ homecoming parade

The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled. Held on...

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

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, said: “What more can be said about the amazing achievements of Alistair and Jonny, who again have...

Free swimming sessions on offer at council leisure centres this Saturday...

Leeds City Council leisure centres across the city will be marking Team GB’s amazing Olympic success in Rio this Saturday by offering free swimming...

Comment on Yorkshire hosting 2019 UCI cycling road world championships

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “This is more wonderful news for Yorkshire, bringing the cycling road world championships to the county...

Sporting stars inspire at Leeds schools conference

Education professionals from across Leeds will be inspired by sporting stars and nationally recognised speakers at a conference aimed at encouraging more physical activity...

Good luck message from Leader of Leeds City Council to Team...

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We would like to wish Team GB and all our Leeds and Yorkshire athletes the very...

Double gold celebrations as Kadeena Cox and Hannah Cockroft triumph at...

Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake has congratulated athletes Hannah Cockroft and Kadeena Cox on their Paralympics gold medals.  She said: “What an incredible night for...

Leeds gets into gear with second bike library

Residents in the Chapeltown area will be able to jump on a bike for free, thanks to a new ‘bike library’ at the local...

‘Rio Heroes’ signing up quickly to Yorkshire homecoming parade in Leeds

A host of athletes have already added their names to the list of attendees set to take part in a very special ‘Rio Heroes’...

Statement from Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake regarding second...

Statement from Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake regarding second gold medal at Rio Paralympics for Kadeena Cox “What more can we say about...

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