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Headingley Cricket Ground

Pre-registration for ICC Cricket World Cup public ballot 2019 opens

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opens 10 am (BST) on Wednesday, 1 August, when ticket applications will be open to all...
Connecting Leeds

Scheme to reduce congestion on M62 to begin next week

Drivers will benefit from reduced congestion on a busy West Yorkshire motorway as major work to improve two key junctions begins on the M62...
Golden Acre Park

Celebrate the success of Leeds’s stunning green spaces during Love Parks Week

Several parks in Leeds have once again been recognised as some of the very best green spaces in the UK, just in time for...
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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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Leeds to host King’s Fund 2018 healthy cities conference

With Leeds rated as one of the best cities for health and wellbeing, on Tuesday 17 July it will host a major conference looking...
FIFA World Cup England v Belgium

Millennium Square big screen – England v Belgium

Football fans are being advised that England’s third-place play-off match against Belgium on Saturday will not be shown on Millennium Square’s big screen. This decision...
Leeds Discovery Centre

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- Giant squid model

Staring down imposingly from above the store entrance at Leeds Discovery Centre, this giant monster of the deep is one of the more bizarre...
Leeds Storm Eva Flooding

Council issues update on flood prevention guidance and sandbag policy for Leeds

Leeds City Council has today issued an update on its sandbag policy in order to help raise awareness of what to do in the...
Leeds City Centre

It’s more than temperatures rising in Leeds as visitor numbers hit record levels

Visit Leeds has announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded...
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Admissions policy for England v Croatia on Millennium Square big screen

Ahead of England’s momentous FIFA World Cup semi-final clash against Croatia on Wednesday, fans wishing to watch the match on Millennium Square’s big screen...
Independent Directions Film Festival (INDIs)

INDIs Film Festival sets agenda for future film industry

The Independent Directions Film Festival (INDIs) returns to Leeds from July 20-22, championing young creatives by giving them the opportunity to kick-start their careers...
'Find out about social care'

Care services to be showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market this Thursday can get their bargain shopping and, thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care...
England

Admissions policy for England v Sweden on Millennium Square big screen

Football fans wishing to watch England’s crunch quarter-final clash against Sweden on the big screen in Millennium Square are being reminded on the rules...
Chocolate at Temple Newsam

Archives choc full of tales about sweet life of estate’s lords and ladies

Sweet-toothed aristocrats in Leeds were among the country’s earliest chocoholics, fascinating new documents have revealed. Ahead of tomorrow’s World Chocolate Day, an exquisite bill of...
Leeds Core Strategy

Public hearings on future Leeds housing plans set to begin

The proposed locations of future new housing across Leeds will be discussed at public hearings beginning next week. Starting at 1 pm on Monday 9...
¡VAMOS!

Samba sounds return to square this summer

Millennium Square is set to host a sizzling Sunday of Samba next month when the spectacular ¡VAMOS! festival returns to Leeds. Now in its fourth...
Rebecca Machin, Leeds Museums and Galleries' curator of natural sciences with a Eurasian beaver on display at Leeds City Museum

Exhibition explores animal kingdom’s grand designs and miniature marvels

Beautiful creations made by some of the natural world’s most accomplished animal architects have been revealed in a new exhibition in Leeds. Using objects carefully...
Temple Newsam House

Journey through time at Temple Newsam this weekend

Take a stroll through the centuries this weekend as the historic Temple Newsam estate travels back in time through several periods of history. Time travellers...
A658 Pool Bank New Road

Culvert repair works needing to be extended on A658 Pool Bank New Road

A project to carry out essential repairs to a culvert under the A658 Pool Bank New Road is needing to be significantly extended following...
Leeds Bins App

Sort it out Leeds – it’s as simple as 1,2,4!

Leeds residents will be sorted when it comes to recycling after the local council has responded to citywide feedback suggesting people want to know...