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Lord Mayor Councillor Graham Latty and Councillor Pat Latty

New Lord Mayor of Leeds officially announced

Councillor Graham Latty is the new Lord Mayor of Leeds, following overwhelming support from all parties at the council’s annual meeting this week. Conservative Councillor...
Transport for the North

Statement by Leader of Leeds City Council on rail service standards

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake is to represent northern leaders as part of a new initiative to address rail service standards. Councillor...
Leeds City Centre Northern Street

Completion of £2million Leeds city centre road upgrade works marked

The completion of a major project to carry out £2million of improvements on two key roads in Leeds city centre has been marked this...
Connected and Autonomous vehicles (CAVs)

Five shortlisted to develop ‘Roads for the Future’ and driverless cars

Smart traffic lights, flexible use of kerbsides, segregated driverless zones, and sat-navs learning through artificial intelligence are among the ideas shortlisted today in a...
Snapp Leeds

Leeds young people get snapp happy with photography competition

Teenagers across the city are being given the chance to win vouchers by taking pictures around Leeds city centre and uploading them to new...
Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Leeds City Council

Former baker’s shop gets much-kneaded revamp

A former Victorian bakers at the heart of one of Leeds’s oldest streets has been given a new lease of life thanks to a...
Waddingtons collection

Weird and wonderful vintage games are all above board

For generations, board games have been a tried and tested family favourite in homes all over the world. Classics like Cluedo and Monopoly, both originally...
Gabrielle

Gabrielle to join Tony Hadley for summer spectacular

Tony Hadley has announced his very special guest at Millennium Square in Leeds on Saturday, 21 July will be the iconic artist Gabrielle. The hugely...
Josh Warrington

Statement by leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake regarding Josh Warrington world...

Josh Warrington stuns Lee Selby to win IBF world featherweight title. Josh Warrington made history by becoming the first man from Leeds to win a...
Children and Family Bereavement Service Leeds

Views sought on new Children and Family Bereavement Service for Leeds

Leeds people who have experienced childhood bereavement are being invited to share their thoughts and advice on a brand new Children and Families Bereavement...
Swarcliffe PFI Leeds

Swarcliffe housing project wins international gold award

A transformative scheme to redevelop a 1950s Leeds estate, deliver modern housing and create a sense of community has won a prestigious international partnership...
Foster for Leeds

Become a foster carer and change a child’s life forever

Exceptional people are being sought by Leeds City Council to help change a child’s life forever, by becoming a foster carer and part of...
East Coast Main Line

Response to East Coast Main Line Transport Secretary announcement

Leeds City Council's Leader, Councillor Judith Blake, has made the following response to the announcement by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling that the East Coast...
Go Ape Leeds Temple Newsam Park

Hit the heights at new Temple Newsam Park ‘Go Ape’ attraction

An exciting aerial adventure course has officially opened in a popular east Leeds park this week. Set within the confines of Menagerie Wood in the...
Leeds Rhinos

Rhinos make more sporting history with new museum display

A new display celebrating the extraordinary sporting legacy of the Leeds Rhinos has been unveiled at Leeds City Museum. Featuring vintage photos, kits, programmes and...
Lord Jim O'Neill

Leeds council leader’s response to Lord O’Neill devolution comments

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “One Yorkshire isn’t just a bold ambition – things have moved on considerably since we pledged...
Leeds City Region

City Region Bid Calls for Channel 4 to Spark a New Revolution

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...
Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme

Leeds City team to reap rewards from MIT leadership programme

A Leeds City team has successfully bid for a place on a prestigious leadership programme run by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of...
Leeds Discovery Centre Tasmanian tiger

Object of the week- Tasmanian wolf specimens

Researchers may have finally laid to rest the age-old question of whether the mysterious Tasmanian wolf might still be alive somewhere. But one place you...
A658 Pool Bank New Road

Reminder: Culvert repair works to be carried out on A658 Pool Bank New Road...

A project to carry out essential works to repair a culvert under the A658 Pool Bank New Road in Leeds is to begin tomorrow...