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Only one week left to claim 30 hours childcare from September

Leeds parents are being warned they could miss out on the 30 hours early education entitlement from September if they do not apply for...
Child Friendly Leeds Awards

Young people given opportunity to plan prestigious annual event

Child Friendly Leeds is encouraging young people, aged 11 to 19 years (or 25 with additional needs), to apply to be part of the...
Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee

2023 case study- The Brownlee brothers

They’re the Leeds Olympic heroes who’ve made history on some of the biggest sporting stages in the world. Now Leeds’s triathlete brothers Jonny and...
A Level Leeds

A Level success for Leeds students

Young people in Leeds are celebrating receiving their A-level results today. Over 2900 Leeds pupils received their grades today and should all be proud...
Light Night 2017

Spectacular display set to throw new light on the story of Leeds

A dramatic new projection capturing the spirit, history and heritage of Leeds will illuminate one of the city’s most famous buildings when Light Night...
Leeds Secondary School

Applications now open for Leeds secondary school places

Parents across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for next September. Although it is only early...
Corinne Bailey Rae

2023 case study- Corinne Bailey Rae

As a two-time Grammy Award winner who’s sold out arenas worldwide, Corinne Bailey Rae has already helped Leeds go global. Now, fresh off a show-stopping...
Abbey House Museum

Object of the week- Lord Mayor’s penny

Ninety years ago, the Lord Mayor of Leeds and his wife became the first people to walk through doors of Abbey House Museum in...
Linton Bridge

Linton Bridge reopening date revealed

Leeds City Council has confirmed the much-anticipated date Linton Bridge will reopen next month following the completion of an extensive repair project. The grade II-listed...
Leeds City Beach

Seaside fun returns as City Beach officially opens this weekend

The great outdoor atmosphere of a visit to the beach will be available right in the heart of the city centre from this Saturday...
Temple Newsam Home Farm

Discover the delights of ‘Amazing Animals’ at Temple Newsam Home Farm

A wonderful array of exotic animals and birds are once again set to take centre stage at a popular Leeds farm next week. Held from...
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...

New parking enforcement measures to increase safety around schools

To increase safety around schools in time for the new school year, Leeds City Council is introducing new measures to tackle parking near schools...
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...
Private William Boynton Butler

Paving stone unveiled in honour of First World War hero in Hunslet

A unique tribute has been unveiled this week to a First World War soldier from Hunslet who was awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) for...
World Breastfeeding Week

Leeds backs being breastfeeding friendly

Breastfeeding in Leeds is being given a thumbs up as council leaders endorse World Breastfeeding Week. Following on from Leeds being declared a breastfeeding friendly...

Proposals for high ropes adventure course in Temple Newsam move to next stage

A proposal for an aerial adventure course in east Leeds has now moved to the next stage. This follows the results of a public consultation...