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Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Six weeks left to take part in the Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Leeds City Council is urging residents to share their views on how the city should respond to the climate emergency before the Big Leeds...
Leeds World Car Free Day

Roads closed for World Car Free Day 2019

Roads in Otley, Headingley and Beeston Hill are to be closed to traffic on 22 September as part of celebrations for World Car Free...
Leeds Clean Air Charging Zone copy

Executive board to discuss Clean Air Charging Zone progress

Senior councillors are to discuss the progress of and new proposals for the city’s planned Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ) at a meeting of...
Light Night 2019

Dreams come true as Light Night Leeds returns to transform city

A breath-taking parade of music and light will take an awestruck crowd of thousands on a journey into dreamland when Light Night Leeds returns...
Aireborough Leisure Centre

New Aireborough Leisure Centre facilities set to be showcased later this month

The final results of a significant refurbishment programme at a popular north-west Leeds leisure centre are set to be officially unveiled later this month. Following...
Leeds Industrial Museum's vintage fire engine

Object of the week- vintage fire engine

Once a stalwart of the fire service in Leeds, this impressive vintage engine is now being showcased alongside some of the city’s most impressive...
Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board

New ‘Spot of Lunch’ campaign launches in Leeds

A new ‘Spot of Lunch’ campaign launches in Leeds highlighting alcohol as a cause of breast cancer, with research showing more than 60% of...
West Yorkshire Police

Extra powers granted to council and police to tackle unlicensed car meet events on...

Additional powers have been granted to Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police to tackle a range of anti-social behaviour problems being created by...
Leeds Active Travel

Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee MBE revealed as city’s first Active Travel ambassador

Leeds triathlete and double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee MBE has been named as the city’s first Active Travel ambassador. In his new role, Alistair will...
Eshton Beck, Mike Leonard, Leeds University

Trees planted in natural flood management pilot

Hundreds of trees have been planted as part of the first project to trial natural flood management techniques to help improve protection for the...
Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund Football Club

Signed Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund 2019/20 shirts up for grabs as cities mark...

As part of the 50th-anniversary celebrations of twinning between Leeds and Dortmund, Leeds City Council is giving someone in the city the opportunity to...
Councillor Eileen Taylor presenting Major Watts with medal

Lord Mayor honoured to present Royal Army Major with service medal

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Eileen Taylor, welcomed Major David Watts to Leeds Civic Hall this month to present him with a medal following his...
Leeds Park and Ride - Elland Road

Building work for Elland Road park and ride expansion begins

Construction work to create an extra 550 spaces to Elland Road park and ride has started. The Council’s Connecting Leeds programme is set to create...
Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds

Public consultation begins on tall buildings design guidance for Leeds

Public consultation is now underway on the Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds. Designed to advise on buildings that are taller than their neighbours, the...
Secondary school places in Leeds

Applications open for secondary school places in Leeds

Parents and carers across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for September next year. Although it...
Leeds Bridge

Leeds Bridge completion gives a breath of fresh Aire for an historic landmark

Local businesses, representatives from The Leeds Civic Trust and Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development, Councillor Lisa Mulherin marked the completion...
Leeds TV and Film studio

New state of the art TV and Film studio will position city centre-stage

The old Polestar Petty printworks on Whitehall road has been identified as the location for a new world-class TV and Film studio in Leeds. With...
Tony.Harrison - Leeds Award

Celebrated Leeds-born poet and playwright Tony Harrison receives prestigious Leeds Award

Distinguished Leeds-born poet and playwright Tony Harrison, has received one of the city’s highest civic honours. On hand to present Tony with a ‘Leeds Award’...
Leeds City Centre

£20m major works to start on transforming The Headrow in Leeds

From September 2019, bus services and stops in Leeds city centre will change as Connecting Leeds starts major works on The Headrow. Leeds City Council’s...
Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Big Leeds Climate Conversation begins

Leeds City Council and the Leeds Climate Commission have kicked off a three-month consultation on climate change at a packed launch event held at...