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Digital economy in Leeds set to take centre stage at executive board

Work by the council to make Leeds one of the leading digital cities in the UK is set to be discussed by senior councillors...
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Senior councillors set to approve public consultation on South Bank Leeds which could ‘transform’...

Plans to carry out a public consultation on the regeneration of the South Bank area which would effectively double the size of Leeds city...
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Plans for transport improvements on key Leeds commuter route

A new £2.61m project aimed at making the Whitehall Road area an easier place to travel for busses, bikes, cars and pedestrians will go...
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City’s response to Brexit to be debated by executive board

A report setting out the preparation work being undertaken by Leeds City Council to assess and meet the challenges and potential opportunities resulting from...
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Object of the week- The Somme medal

Presented to a Leeds First World War veteran, The Somme Medal is a moving reminder of the immense courage shown by those who fought...
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Leeds councillors to consider £4million grant for Headingley Stadium redevelopment

Senior councillors in Leeds will consider a request to contribute £4million to a redevelopment of Headingley Stadium to secure continued international cricket at the...
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Young people offered opportunity to discover magic of golf at Temple Newsam

Youngsters will have the chance to hone and develop their golf skills at a specially designed six-hole pitch and putt course at a public...
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Idea blooms into city centre oasis for Leeds

An idea sown eight years ago to create a new green space for everyone to use in busy central Leeds has bloomed into a...
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Top artist Ashley Jackson puts Temple Newsam’s stunning landscapes in the frame

World-renowned artist Ashley Jackson will get some inspiration from the beautiful grounds of Temple Newsam during a special watercolour painting demonstration. Visitors can join the...
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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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Leader of Leeds City Council named as new chair of Core Cities UK

Leader of Leeds City Council named as new chair of Core Cities UK. Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has today been announced as...
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Getting healthier involving everyone

People across Leeds are invited to play their part in making Leeds the best city for health and wellbeing after leaders endorsed a new...
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Sky Ride returns to Leeds

Cyclists of all ages will have the chance to leisurely take in the sights of some of Leeds’ most iconic city centre landmarks as...
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Power surge as council fleet goes electric

The first of a fleet of new electric council vehicles hit the streets of Leeds today. Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, executive member for environment and sustainability,...
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Lord Mayor to take on double challenge at Leeds 10k in aid of his...

The Lord Mayor Councillor Gerry Harper is aiming to complete a unique double at this Sunday’s Asda Foundation Leeds 10k. Not only will the Lord...
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Leeds in Bloom awards celebrates young green fingered talent in city

The talent and creativity of green fingered youngsters in Leeds has again been celebrated this month as part of the annual Leeds in Bloom...
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A child friendly welcome to Leeds for refugee children

A group of refugee families fleeing war torn Syria have received a special welcome from Child Friendly Leeds, with gifts for the children donated...