AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds

There are just 50 days to go until the eagerly-anticipated AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds kicks off and there’s still time to join the world’s best to swim, bike, run across the weekend around Roundhay Park. Leeds will play host to a two-day triathlon festival on 11-12 June for a sixth…

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Don’t let measles, mumps and rubella into your child’s world

Reminder as Leeds marks World Immunisation Week The importance of the MMR vaccine to protect children against measles, mumps and rubella is the focus of a new campaign as Leeds marks World Immunisation Week. Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases and protect ourselves and our children against ill health. According…

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Key milestone as stunning David Oluwale tribute bridges the gap

A striking new bridge dedicated to the memory of a man who died after being racially harassed has been lowered into place across the River Aire in Leeds. Engineers working on the David Oluwale Bridge completed one of the project’s major milestones over the weekend, with cranes carefully placing the 40 tonne structure over…

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Beautiful butterflies pay tribute to frontline NHS Staff

Hundreds of stunning origami butterflies have taken flight at Leeds City Museum in a moving tribute to the remarkable efforts of the city’s frontline NHS workers. Entitled What We Go Through Together, the poignant new display is made up of 600 carefully folded butterflies which were created by members of the Adult Critical Care…

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Join the conversation about conservation and help shape Mabgate’s future

People in Leeds are being encouraged to have their views on newly-announced plans to create a conservation area in one of the city’s most historic and characterful neighbourhoods. The proposed Mabgate conservation area would aim to protect and enhance heritage assets while also helping ensure that future development work respects the district’s existing architecture…

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Leeds Central Library receives £500k funding boost

New funding from Arts Council England and Leeds City Council will invest more than £500k in making the library better than ever. Leeds City Council’s library service has been successful in securing more than £250,000 of new funding from Arts Council England to transform Leeds Central Library. The Central Library, which first opened its…

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