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Sunday, October 22, 2017

CITY OF LEEDS

Light Night 2017

Tens of thousands flock to see city transformed as Light Night Leeds returns

Leeds city centre was transformed into a sensational spectacle of light and sound last night as tens of thousands flocked to see the enchanting return...
Leeds Site Allocations Plan

Leeds Site Allocations Plan (SAP) public examination update

The independent public examination of Leeds City Council’s Site Allocations Plan (SAP) is to begin next week. The consideration of the plan, which allocates land...
Leeds City Council

Unsung heroes wanted for citywide community awards

Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s first ever Compassionate City Awards, which are set to take place this December. Anyone wishing to nominate...
East Street Arts

2023 case study- East Street Arts

A haven for emerging and established artists alike, East Street Arts is a pioneering national arts organization that has provided creative spaces, opportunity and...
Light Night 2017

Visitors will be over the moon with Light Night’s dazzling lunar creation

A magnificent recreation of a beautiful full moon will hover over the water at Leeds Dock during this October’s spectacular Light Night Leeds. Made using...
Yorkshire in Bloom

Leeds hits the heights in Yorkshire in Bloom awards

Leeds has once again wowed judges in a prestigious regional green competition. As part of a special ceremony held this month, In-Bloom groups representing...
Leeds Climate Commission

Pioneering new Climate Commission could see cities save millions of pounds a year

A pioneering Climate Commission is being launched in Leeds this week to encourage investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient developments and therefore save cities millions of...
The Kaiser Chiefs

2023 case study- The Kaiser Chiefs

The ambitious bid to make their home city European Capital of Culture in 2023 has struck a chord with Leeds rockers The Kaiser Chiefs. The...
Digital Innovation Hubs Life Science

City welcomes influential report recommending creation of Digital Innovation Hubs

A report by prominent Life Science’s Champion Professor Sir John Bell recommending the creation of new Digital Innovation Hubs in the UK has been...
Gift given to Her Majesty The Queen from city of Leeds

Gift given to Her Majesty The Queen from city of Leeds now starring in...

A gift given to Her Majesty The Queen on behalf of the city of Leeds as part of a visit to mark the Golden...
Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee

2023 case study- The Brownlee brothers

They’re the Leeds Olympic heroes who’ve made history on some of the biggest sporting stages in the world. Now Leeds’s triathlete brothers Jonny and Ali...
Light Night 2017

Spectacular display set to throw new light on the story of Leeds

A dramatic new projection capturing the spirit, history and heritage of Leeds will illuminate one of the city’s most famous buildings when Light Night...
Corinne Bailey Rae

2023 case study- Corinne Bailey Rae

As a two-time Grammy Award winner who’s sold out arenas worldwide, Corinne Bailey Rae has already helped Leeds go global. Now, fresh off a show-stopping...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Arts funding set to bring city’s bright ideas to life

Imaginative arts organisations in Leeds will have the chance to bring more of their creative ideas to life through a dedicated funding scheme. The Leeds...

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Full speed ahead for UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed...

The University of Leeds is investing £10m to develop the UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration. Offering a ‘complete system’...

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Harry Potter A History of Magic

Library network launches Harry Potter-inspired displays across UK

Leeds Central Library to host display inspired by the British Library’s new exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic From Friday 20 October 2017, visitors...
Leeds Rental Standard

Popular landlords’ conference returns to the city for seventh year

The seventh annual Leeds Landlords’ Conference will once again bring leading names in the Leeds Private Rental Housing Sector together with council bosses to...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- glowing glass lion

In normal circumstances, this glass, lion-shaped ornament may appear fairly unremarkable. But put it under a UV light, and what previously seemed like an innocuous...
Leeds United Football Club

Leeds City Council and Leeds United to open talks regarding potential development of new...

A recommendation has been approved that Leeds City Council enter into formal discussions with Leeds United regarding the potential development of a new club training ground in...
high-speed rail

Full speed ahead for UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and...

The University of Leeds is investing £10m to develop the UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration. Offering a ‘complete system’...
Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal

Leeds charity challenge raises thousands of pounds for Candlelighters

As part of their development on the Graduate Programme, Leeds City Council Graduates were challenged with planning and delivering fundraising projects this September to...
Bonfire Night

Sponsorship of four popular community public bonfires still available

Businesses in Leeds are once again being offered the opportunity to sponsor one of the city’s fantastic public bonfires, as part of festivities to...
Leeds City Council

Pledge your support to recycle more glass as part of new campaign

Residents in Leeds are being asked to pledge to recycle their glass at their nearest bottle banks rather than throwing it into their household...
Otley Town Council

Opportunity for residents and business to find out more about plans to reduce flood...

Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along and meet the team at a drop-in event on Tuesday 17 October. Visitors to the...
Leeds Industrial Museum

Yorkshire suit is made to measure for Big Apple’s fashion exhibition

For a Yorkshireman returning home after the Second World War, it was tailor made to help him take his first sartorial steps back into...