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Leeds Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics

Top names announced for summer orchestral extravaganza

Dance music legends Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick have been confirmed as the headline special guests for the return of The Symphonic...
New York Road Tunnel in Leeds

New York Road Tunnel in Leeds partly closed this weekend

The New York Road Tunnel in Leeds will be partly closed this weekend to allow essential maintenance and ground investigations work to take place. The...
Charlatans ‘Live All Over The World’

Live screening of The Charlatans at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Leeds City Council is excited to announce that Leeds Kirkgate Market will host a live screening of The Charlatans homecoming gig, which is taking...
Connecting Leeds

New smart signalling system set to help traffic SCOOT along major Leeds road

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to approve the introduction of new technology to improve traffic flow on one of the busiest roads...
Millennium Square

Spectacular return to Millennium Square for Opera North next summer

Opera North and Leeds City Council have announced more details of their return to Millennium Square next summer. With an eclectic mix of operatic and...
Back to Basics

Summer symphonic spectacular returns to Millennium Square

A spectacular fusion of energetic dance anthems and the stunning sounds of an award-winning live orchestra will once again take over Millennium Square in...
The Royal Family

70 facts about The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Wedding

To celebrate 70 years of marriage, discover 70 facts about The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's wedding. A Royal Engagement 1. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip first met in...
James Wilson

Former X Factor star to attend special Breeze event in Pudsey

A former X Factor finalist will be in attendance at a special Breeze event held this week. James Wilson, who famously touched the hearts of...
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...
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...
Battle of the Bands

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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Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish back in action at Tour de Yorkshire!

Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will return to racing after injury at the 2018...
Katie Rushworth

Join us for the Kirkgate Market Garden Event ‘Love your Garden’

Welcome to Leeds Kirkgate Market is a shopper’s paradise from fresh food, drink and fashion to jewellery, flowers, hardware and haberdashery. At the heart of the...
Leeds Primary School

More children in Leeds get 1st preference in this year’s primary school places offer...

Families applying for their child’s first primary school place are receiving their offers today (16 April) and more of them are being offered their...
A658 Pool Bank New Road culvert

Culvert repair works to be carried out on A658 Pool Bank New Road

A project to carry out essential works to repair a culvert under the A658 Pool Bank New Road in Leeds is to begin next...
Leeds Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics

Top names announced for summer orchestral extravaganza

Dance music legends Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick have been confirmed as the headline special guests for the return of The Symphonic...
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Object of the week- Puzzle jug

A puzzling pub peculiarity, this dainty-looking jug was once a popular way for landlords to keep their punters entertained. Known as a puzzle jug, the...
Chippendale and gin

Museum-goers set for a gin-credible history lesson, by George!

A delicious taste of the elegance, opulence and extravagance of life in Georgian Britain will be served up to museum-goers in Leeds. The rise of...
Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP)

New name for Leeds Safeguarding Children Board

The board responsible for overseeing the city’s safeguarding measures for children and young people in Leeds has a new name from this week. Following a...
Your Vote Matters

Candidates standing in Leeds City Council election May 3 2018

The below information relates the election which will be held on 3 May 2018. All the seats for Leeds City Council are up for election...
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Tour de Yorkshire – the four week countdown begins

With just four weeks to go until the Tour de Yorkshire comes to Leeds, here’s everything you need to know to make the most...
Strafford's Royal Flying Corp Squadron

Young curators pay tribute to city’s own flying aces

They were the daredevil Yorkshire pilots who courageously took to the skies during the historic air battles of the First World War. Now the heroic...
Harrison Clock

Object of the week- The Harrison clock

At first glance, this long case clock may look like nothing more than a rather ornate antique timepiece. But delve a little further into the...
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Easter Holiday: “We wish you a Happy Easter”

Easter is one of the most important and popular Christian holidays observed in the modern Christian churches. It is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection...
Yorkshire Regiment

Heroic deeds of Garforth soldier awarded Victoria Cross during First World War recognised with...

A soldier who was awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) for his remarkable bravery during the First World War has been recognised with a special...
Leeds-Clean-Air-Zone

£1.8m funding for initial air quality work welcomed by Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council has welcomed today’s announcement by Defra (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) of funding of £1.8m to help the city...