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Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basicsvideo

Dance stars fly into Leeds for ground breaking orchestral club extravaganza

Stars from the worlds of dance and classic music have been arriving in Leeds as they prepare to come together for a unique performance...
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Experience the magic of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics event on Millennium...

Programmed by Leeds City Council, the annual Millennium Square Summer Series returns for a fourth year in July and August 2018, serving up a...
Gabrielle

Gabrielle to join Tony Hadley for summer spectacular

Tony Hadley has announced his very special guest at Millennium Square in Leeds on Saturday, 21 July will be the iconic artist Gabrielle. The hugely...
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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...
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...
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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Leeds Tribe Youth Group

Crossgates youth group to sing for children in care

It might be cold outside but that won’t stop a local East Leeds Youth Group fundraising for children in care this Christmas. Following an online...
Queens of Industry

Museum gives city’s young tech whizzes a chance to let off some STEAM

Working at one of the world’s foremost industrial powerhouses, the women of Armley Mills were no strangers to cutting edge technology. Over centuries, they used...
Leeds Council House Growth Programme

Plans move forward for new extra care housing across the city

Senior councillors in Leeds will be discussing a programme to deliver new council-owned extra care housing at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive...
Drink Drive Awareness Event

Drink Drive awareness event to encourage people to take responsibility for their actions this...

People across Leeds are being encouraged to take responsibility for their actions this festive period and beyond by not drinking and driving. To raise awareness...
Temple Newsam House

A nostalgic collection of classic toys at Temple Newsam House for their brilliant Christmas...

Nestling under the tree or carefully placed inside a stocking, they were the must-have toys and games which delighted generations of eager Leeds children...
Tour-de-Yorkshire

Leeds to host finale as routes for 2019 Tour de Yorkshire announced

The full routes for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled at Leeds Civic Hall. Welcome to...
Kirkstall Meadows

Planning application submitted for further £112.1m of Leeds flood defences

Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted. Leeds City...
Right to Build Expo Yorkshire

Leeds City Council thrilled to host successful Right to Build Expo Yorkshire

Leeds City Council hosted the Right to Build Expo Yorkshire, helping to make the dream of building a home a reality for more people...
Road Safety Week

Leeds public encouraged to be Bike Smart as part of Road Safety Week

People across Leeds are being encouraged to be more ‘Bike Smart’ as part of Road Safety Week (19 – 25 November). Road Safety Week is...
Lotherton Wildlife World

Lotherton’s new arrivals are top of the hops

Six adorable new arrivals have bounced onto the scene at Lotherton Wildlife World. The Aberford attraction has become the only zoo in the UK to...
NHS Health Check

NHS Health Check plans get the all clear for Leeds

With a successful record of delivering the NHS Health Check programme at a level almost ten per cent higher than the national average, Leeds...
Leeds Private Rental Housing Sector

The annual landlords’ conference returns to the city for eighth year

Leeds City Council will host the eighth annual Leeds Landlords’ Conference on 28 November amid a busy time for the private rented sector nationally. Leading...
Leeds Compassionate City Awards

Leeds’ unsung heroes to be recognised at Compassionate City Awards this week

Unsung heroes in Leeds will be recognised for their amazing contribution to the city at the Compassionate City Awards on Thursday 22 November 2018. Held...
Otley Civic Centre

Senior councillors in Leeds to consider proposals for historic Otley Civic Centre and improved...

Proposals for the future of the historic Otley Civic Centre building and improved community facilities in the town are to be considered by Leeds...
A64(M) Slip Road Crossing and New York Road Tunnel Leeds

Closure to A64 slip road to allow for further work to the district heating...

As part of ongoing work to deliver the Leeds PIPES Network the A64 slip road crossing under the New York Road Tunnel will be...
Temple Works, Leeds South Bank Project

Councillors consider plan to protect historic Temple Works

Plans to protect of one of the most important listed buildings in the North of England and ready it for future use are to...
Channel 4

Statement from the leader of Leeds City Council on the upcoming Channel 4 progress...

Following on from the landmark moment of Channel 4 choosing Leeds as the location for its national HQ, the council’s executive board will meet...
Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Government urged to prioritise place-based-investment to increase national productivity

Leading innovation districts from across the UK have joined together to urge government, cities and city regions to channel investment in to mature and...
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Getting into good habits in Leeds

Former smokers in Leeds are a growing band new figures show, as the annual Stoptober campaign comes to an end. Leeds smoking rates are continuing...