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Saturday, June 24, 2017

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Councillor Jane Dowson

New city Lord Mayor takes office

Councillor Jane Dowson has become the city’s 124th Lord Mayor of Leeds after unanimous support from members of all parties at the council’s annual...
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City’s cultural spectaculars join prestigious European collective

Three spectacular cultural showpieces in Leeds have officially joined the ranks of some of Europe’s most prestigious arts events. Light Night Leeds, the Leeds International...
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New bridge puts cyclists on the right path

A new bridge to link the Trans Pennine Trail with Temple Newsam was officially opened this week. The new Skelton Bridge crosses the River Aire...
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Leeds Art Gallery will reopen to the public on 13 October 2017 with a...

Leeds Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it will reopen its galleries to the public on 13 October 2017, after a period of...
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Tell us your views regarding a proposed high ropes adventure course in Temple Newsam

Leeds City Council would like to hear the views of the public regarding a proposal for an aerial adventure course opening in east Leeds. The...
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Stars come out to back Leeds’s European Capital of Culture 2023 bid

Big name stars from Leeds have joined the growing call to see their home city named European Capital of Culture 2023. Chart-topping Leeds rockers The...
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Momentum builds for city’s 2023 bid as three new sponsors announced

A trio of new high-profile sponsors have thrown their weight behind Leeds’s ambitious bid to land the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture...
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Businesses invited to invest in culture and back city’s 2023 bid

Leading local businesses will come together tomorrow to hear how they can unite behind Leeds’s once-in-a-generation bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2023. Northern...
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Bringing Leeds together for giant leap towards 2023 title

The exciting campaign to get the whole of Leeds involved in the city’s ambitious bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2023 is...
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Leeds is bidding for the title of European Capital of Culture 2023.

Leeds is bidding for the title of European Capital of Culture 2023. The competition can only be hosted by UK five times per century...

TOP STORIES

Leeds Markets

New approaches to social care showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market next Wednesday can get their shopping and thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care support...
Leeds tower blocks

Tower block sprinkler system update statement

Cllr Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council's Executive Member for Communities said: “It is understandable that residents living in Leeds tower blocks will have a range...
vintage perming machine

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- vintage 1930s perming machine

It may be a hair-raising sight to behold today, but back in 1930s Leeds, this vintage perming machine would have been very much top...
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day celebrations begin in Leeds with flag raising ceremony

The Armed Forces Day flag is once again flying proudly over civic buildings in Leeds as the city comes together this Saturday to recognise...
Leeds Mind

Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great Escape

Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns...
East Leeds Orbital Road

East Leeds plans to deliver major boost for homes and transport

This week will see a significant step forward in plans for one of the biggest infrastructure schemes the council will have delivered in 40...
Finsbury Park attack

Statement regarding Finsbury Park attack

Leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake said: “In a week where communities in Leeds and across the country have celebrated togetherness in the...
OBE Medal

OBE for former Leeds City Council learning improvement officer

A former head of learning improvement at Leeds City Council has been honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list with an OBE. Gail Webb...
Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower minute’s silence to be held today

A minute’s silence for Grenfell Tower Today, Monday 19 June 11am - Victoria Gardens Along with the rest of the United Kingdom, Leeds will observe a...
Yorkshire Water

New water main to be laid in Seacroft

Local residents and commuters in Seacroft are being warned to expect some short-term disruption as from Monday 19th June Yorkshire Water will be installing...