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Lord Mayor of 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...
Pilot whale

Pilot project will piece together Leeds whale’s tragic tale

The skeleton of a majestic whale cruelly killed by fishermen 152 years ago will be reconstructed for a new display highlighting the plight of...
Leeds Lord Mayor's Charity Appeal

Leeds tallest abseil raises thousands of pounds in support of Lord Mayor’s appeal

In just over a few months Leeds City Council staff and partners have fundraised £3,605 in support of the Lord Mayor’s appeal. The Lord Mayor...
Leeds City Market

Young entrepreneurs set out their stall at Leeds Market as part of ‘Love your...

Young people from across Leeds and West Yorkshire will be showcasing their creative talents and business skills at Leeds City Market during Love Your...
Leeds Core Strategy

Public consultation to begin on proposed modifications to Leeds Core Strategy Selective Review

Public consultation on proposed modifications to the Leeds Core Strategy Selective Review is set to start. Leeds City Council’s executive board approved six weeks of...
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Take part in the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds Just One Day...

Just One Day is an annual one day event where local communities, businesses and organisations are encouraged to come together and raise awareness and...
Temple Newsam House

National Lottery funding helps Temple Newsam team make history

For more than 500 years it’s been one of the cornerstones of Leeds’s history and heritage. Now a new project to help secure the historic...
Leeds Industrial Museum

Full steam ahead as Fiona gets fired up for mills weekend

After a lifetime toiling at the beating heart of British industry, she’s certainly earned a rest. But this weekend, Leeds Industrial Museum’s magnificent mill engine...
Happy Easter Leeds

We wish you a happy Easter, filled with happiness, peace and love

One of the most important holidays of Christianity is Easter. Everyone knows that Easter celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection but perhaps not many of us...
ICC Cricket World Cup

‘India’s biggest cricket fan’ enjoys the delights of Leeds as part of tour of...

Visit Britain have been running a campaign in India to find the country’s biggest cricket fan ahead of this year’s Cricket World Cup. The enthusiasm...
St Peter's Singers of Leeds

St Peter’s Singers present JS Bach’s dramatic and stunningly beautiful setting of the story...

St. Peter’s Singers of Leeds present Music for Good Friday on 19 April at 7.00pm at Leeds Minster. This year the St Peter’s Singers present...
LANDART Wentworth Woodhouse

Gear up to welcome the world’s best cyclists

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get...
Leeds Primary School Places

Increase in children in Leeds being offered first preference primary school places

Families in Leeds applying for their child’s first primary school place are receiving their offers and more of them are being offered their first...
Leeds City Museum

Face facts, museum’s new display of figures is ancient history

It’s a tradition which began 40,000 years ago with an artistic Stone Age human and a spare piece of mammoth tusk. Now a new museum...
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Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050

Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050—and could potentially achieve the 2030 target in the climate emergency motion passed by councillors on...
Leeds Park Row

Senior councillors in Leeds to agree £20.7 million plan to transform city centre transport

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss an update on plans to transform transport and travel in and around the city centre at a meeting...
Leeds PIPES network

Phase two of Leeds PIPES district heating network set to get the go ahead

The Leeds PIPES district heating network (DHN) could be rolled out across the city centre sooner than expected thanks to the opportunity to coordinate...
Public Health England (PHE)

New funding promises extra support for people with alcohol problems

As part of new national capital funding awarded by Public Health England (PHE) to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol, Leeds...
Leeds Channel 4

Leeds welcomes announcement from Channel 4 about the composition of National HQ in the...

Leeds and the wider city region welcome the news from Channel 4 that creative and digital departments will sit at the heart of the...
Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

Employment Hub launched in Leeds City Region

A new Employment Hub has launched as part of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (the LEP) commitment to address current and future skills shortages...