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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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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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Leeds City Council’s ‘Safe, Strong Communities ’ project

Exciting 12-week skills and activities programme launched in Seacroft

Residents living in Seacroft are being offered the chance to take part in a variety of fun activities and learn new skills as part...
The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress officially welcome Josh to the civic reception which was held in his honour.

Boxing champion Josh Warrington honoured with special city civic reception

The achievements of Leeds’s first world boxing champion Josh Warrington have been recognised with a special civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Graham...

40 Faces of St Gemma’s Hospice

Many of us will access support from a hospice in our lifetime, either for ourselves or a loved one. But do we really know...
Newlay Bridge

Historic West Leeds Newlay Bridge summer works set to start

Maintenance work to the historic Newlay Bridge is set to take place from next week. Leeds City Council will start work on 23 July for...
Leeds Industrial Museum

Hats off to Leeds this Yorkshire Day as museum celebrates in style

Hold onto your hats - a sporting spectacle with a difference is heading to Leeds this Yorkshire Day. Leeds Industrial Museum will be brimming with...
Swallow Hill Community College

Let the training take the strain

Let the training take the strain is the message as HS2 scheme gives Leeds youngsters a glimpse of work in infrastructure. Over 300 students from...
Connecting Leeds

Council chiefs to discuss transport and Connecting Leeds investment progress

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss a progress update on the plan to transform transport and travel in and around the city at a...
Headingley Cricket Ground

Pre-registration for ICC Cricket World Cup public ballot 2019 opens

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opens 10 am (BST) on Wednesday, 1 August, when ticket applications will be open to all...
Connecting Leeds

Scheme to reduce congestion on M62 to begin next week

Drivers will benefit from reduced congestion on a busy West Yorkshire motorway as major work to improve two key junctions begins on the M62...
Golden Acre Park

Celebrate the success of Leeds’s stunning green spaces during Love Parks Week

Several parks in Leeds have once again been recognised as some of the very best green spaces in the UK, just in time for...
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West Yorkshire’s museums contribute millions to regional economy

West Yorkshire’s local authority museums contributed over £34 million to the regional economy last year and attracted over 1.7 million visitors through their doors. The...
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Leeds to host King’s Fund 2018 healthy cities conference

With Leeds rated as one of the best cities for health and wellbeing, on Tuesday 17 July it will host a major conference looking...
FIFA World Cup England v Belgium

Millennium Square big screen – England v Belgium

Football fans are being advised that England’s third-place play-off match against Belgium on Saturday will not be shown on Millennium Square’s big screen. This decision...
Leeds Discovery Centre

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- Giant squid model

Staring down imposingly from above the store entrance at Leeds Discovery Centre, this giant monster of the deep is one of the more bizarre...
Leeds Storm Eva Flooding

Council issues update on flood prevention guidance and sandbag policy for Leeds

Leeds City Council has today issued an update on its sandbag policy in order to help raise awareness of what to do in the...
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It’s more than temperatures rising in Leeds as visitor numbers hit record levels

Visit Leeds has announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded...
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Admissions policy for England v Croatia on Millennium Square big screen

Ahead of England’s momentous FIFA World Cup semi-final clash against Croatia on Wednesday, fans wishing to watch the match on Millennium Square’s big screen...
Independent Directions Film Festival (INDIs)

INDIs Film Festival sets agenda for future film industry

The Independent Directions Film Festival (INDIs) returns to Leeds from July 20-22, championing young creatives by giving them the opportunity to kick-start their careers...
'Find out about social care'

Care services to be showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market this Thursday can get their bargain shopping and, thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care...