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Friday, October 20, 2017

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Leeds Town Hall Organ

Music of the mind set to light up magnificent Leeds Town Hall organ

Standing a towering 50 feet high and weighing more than 70 tonnes, it’s usually an instrument for only the most accomplished of musical maestros. But...
Leeds Festival Drug Testing

Statement on Leeds Festival Drug Testing

A Leeds City Council spokesperson said: “Leeds City Council did not refuse to support drugs testing facilities being made available at this year’s Leeds...
Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae latest artist announced for Back to Basics orchestral extravaganza

Leeds’ very own Corinne Bailey Rae is the latest star name to be added to the bill for The Symphonic Sounds of Back to...
Road diversions in Wetherby

Road diversions to be in place for works in Wetherby

Road diversions are to be in place in Wetherby from later this month to allow the long-awaited rebuilding of a collapsed wall on a...
Millennium Square

Basement Jaxx to headline Back to Basics orchestral extravaganza

Dance legends Basement Jaxx have been confirmed as the headline special guests for a spectacular meeting of club music and symphony orchestra, The Symphonic...
Street Style

New fashion film explores why Leeds is a city of style

The people of Leeds have been made sartorial stars in a new film exploring the city’s passion for fashion. Put together by a team of young...
Music

City’s young rock stars set to battle it out at Kirkstall Abbey

Some of the city’s top up-and-coming acts will have another chance to rock out in the stunning grounds of Kirkstall Abbey this summer as the...
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Millennium Square going Back to Basics for orchestral extravaganza

A new live music spectacular will see classic club dancefloor anthems reimagined and performed in a unique and contemporary way on Millennium Square this...
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Celebrating 50 years of music and song in North Leeds

A music centre which has been bringing music to the heart of north Leeds for 50 years is celebrating with a free anniversary concert...
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Networking events for the fashion community launch in Leeds

Experts from across Leeds are set to come together for an exciting new programme of networking events designed to harness the city’s passion for...
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Celebrated regional music collection finds new home at Leeds Central Library

A prestigious regional music collection previously known as the Yorkshire Music Library, which future was left in doubt earlier in the year, has been given...
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Square’s big stage welcomes local musicians and the Rock Choir for live music showcase

Musicians in Leeds will get the chance to take to the big stage on Millennium Square this week as part of a new free...
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Statement re Burberry from Leeds City Council Leader Cllr Judith Blake

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We have received strong assurances from Burberry that their plans for their new operation in Leeds...

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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...
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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...
Leeds Credit Union

Take action now so debt worries don’t ruin your Christmas

Leeds residents are being encouraged to plan ahead for Christmas, to prevent overspending and debt worries from ruining their festive season. Leeds City Council is...
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Leeds comes together to take a stand against hate crime

Leeds City Council, Safer Leeds, West Yorkshire Police, and West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner are standing together to reassure members of the public...
Leeds Jewish Community

Council leader’s support for Jewish community after anti-Semitic grafitti

Leeds City Council Leader Councillor Judith Blake has written to the leaders of the Etz Chaim synagogue on Harrogate Road expressing her shock at...
Leeds City Museum

Take a walk on the dark side as museum celebrates goth culture

Visitors to Leeds City Museum can step into the shadows this weekend and explore the weird and wonderful world of Gothica. This Saturday, the museum...