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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...
Leeds Elland Road

Growing demand sees Leeds’ Elland Road park and ride services extended

Scheduled Sunday services from Elland Road Park and Ride start at 10.15am this Sunday, 18 June, as part of extended operating hours at the...
National Clean Air Day

City comes together to pledge support to improve air quality

The people of Leeds came out in force to pledge their support to improve air quality in the city as part of the UK’s...
Potts clock

Time for a new chapter in the striking story of historic seaside clock

For generations it faithfully ticked away the minutes and hours as thousands of Yorkshire folk enjoyed a quintessential British summertime getaway. Now Morecambe Promenade railway...
Leeds high rise blocks

Safety at Leeds City Council owned high rise blocks

Following the devastating fire at Grenfell high rise flats in London earlier this week, Leeds City Council is reassuring its tenants that their safety...
Leeds United Foundation Premier League

Football project kicks anti-social behaviour to the corner

Young people taking part in a football project to help address anti-social behaviour in Halton Moor will receive some special visitors tomorrow. The Leeds United...
Leeds City Centre

Key Leeds city centre gateway set to be given people-friendly new look

This is how the junction of Clay Pit Lane and Woodhouse Lane in Leeds is set to look following a proposed revamp. Plans to transform...
West Oaks SEN Specialist School and College

Outstanding hat-trick for Leeds special school

West Oaks SEN Specialist School and College in Leeds for pupils aged 2-19 is celebrating its third outstanding OFSTED inspection in the last decade....
Foster Carers

Celebrating foster carers in Leeds

A special event to celebrate Leeds foster carers who care for teenagers and young people takes place tomorrow. The event which has been organised by...
Temple Green Park and Ride

Free first week on offer as new 1,000-space Temple Green park and ride service...

Leeds’ new, 1,000-space Temple Green Park and Ride, just off Junction 45 of the M1 motorway opens on Monday (19 June). Located next to the...
Fashionable Yorkshire

Object of the week- Quaker dresses

An elegant look at a bygone age and a different lifestyle, this simple but stylish dress once belonged to a member of a prominent...
Leeds Transport Strategy

Transport improvements for Leeds set to make first move forward

The first step in bringing about transformational improvements to public transport in Leeds is set to be approved by senior councillors next week. Leeds City...