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Leeds City Centre

£20m major works to start on transforming The Headrow in Leeds

From September 2019, bus services and stops in Leeds city centre will change as Connecting Leeds starts major works on The Headrow. Leeds City Council’s...
Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Big Leeds Climate Conversation begins

Leeds City Council and the Leeds Climate Commission have kicked off a three-month consultation on climate change at a packed launch event held at...
Foster4Leeds

First of its kind Faith in Fostering event

Leeds City Council’s fostering team, Foster 4 Leeds in partnership with Kirklees and York Councils’ fostering teams recently hosted a pioneering event, Faith in...
Leeds Market

Shop plastic free at Leeds Kirkgate Market this summer

July has been named Plastic Free July by the Plastic Free Foundation and you can’t shop more ‘plastic-free’ than at Leeds Market. The market has...
Child Bereavement UK

New children and families bereavement service officially launches in Leeds

Leeds City Council has launched a new service to support the estimated 5% of school-aged children and young people living in Leeds who have...
Lisbon Street

Major development opportunity comes to the market in the ‘West End’ of Leeds

A rare opportunity to purchase and develop a major site in a well-connected and established urban quarter of Leeds city centre is being brought...
Leeds Compassionate City Awards

Nominations are now open for Leeds Compassionate City Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s Compassionate City Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 5 December 2019. Now in their...
Leeds Playhouse

Vibrant new entrance to Leeds Playhouse honours Yorkshire ceramic tradition

An eye-catching tribute to the city’s ceramic heritage has begun to take shape as part of the ambitious project. The latest phase in the much-loved...
Leeds Street Lights

Street lights conversion programme for Leeds to deliver 62 per cent energy savings

Leeds City Council has issued an update on the progress of the programme to upgrade all street lights in the city to make them...
Leeds ‘Healthy Schools’, ‘Investors in Pupils’ and ‘MindMate Champion’ programmes

Schools to be awarded for commitment to health and wellbeing

Schools from across the city are coming together this week to celebrate their commitment to health and wellbeing at a special celebration event. Pupils and...
Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Eileen Taylor

Lord Mayor leads celebration of small groups and charities in Leeds

Over 100 small voluntary groups and charities in Leeds have been recognised by the Lord Mayor of Leeds for the contribution they make to...
Postcard of Redcar from the Pier which refers to Carl de Bruyne, one of the Belgian refugees who came to Otley

Documents reveal how Leeds folk stepped in to give refugees a home

Historic documents revealing how a Leeds market town embraced refugees fleeing the horrors of war-torn Europe will go on display in a new exhibition...

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund: support hearts for life and make a difference

Your generosity can really mean the world to children and adults with congenital heart disease across Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. Whatever you can give...
2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Cricket fans in Leeds set to be bowled over as two new non-turf pitches...

With the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup now in full swing, fans of all ages will have the chance to emulate their heroes from...
Leeds Temple Newsam

Time travellers turn back the clock at Temple Newsam

Colourful characters plucked from the pages of history will to come face-to-face with visitors in the stunning surroundings of modern day Temple Newsam. The estate’s...
Leeds Armed Forces Day

Leeds Armed Forces Day to be marked by a day of festivities and excitement

People of all ages are once again being invited to celebrate the courage, dedication commitment of the British Armed Forces, as part of Leeds...
Leeds Clean Air Charging Zone

Installation begins for Clean Air Charging Zone infrastructure

Leeds City Council has begun to install the camera infrastructure required to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone...
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Works confirmed for next phase of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme after £76m contract signed

The next phase of work on a major project to protect Leeds from the risk of flooding has been confirmed after the contract for...
Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership

City agencies reinforce partnership approach to support victims of domestic violence and abuse

With the start of Safeguarding week (24 – 29 June), organisations in Leeds have reinforced their commitment to working together to support victims of...