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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish back in action at Tour de Yorkshire!

Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will return to racing after injury at the 2018...
England and Wales Cricket Board

Statement from the leader of Leeds City Council regarding international cricket announcement

A statement from the leader of Leeds City Council regarding the announcement that the England and Wales Cricket Board has awarded an Ashes Test and...
Lizzie Deignan Tour de Yorkshire

Join the Tour de Yorkshire’s army of valued volunteers

Welcome to Yorkshire are on the lookout for a record number of Tour Makers for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire (May 3-6). Tour Makers are...
City Connect

Decision made to call in Carillion bond

Following Carillion going into liquidation, Leeds City Council have made a decision to implement a contingency measure put in place to deal with the...
Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire shows go back on the road

Welcome to Yorkshire has unveiled the first set of Tour de Yorkshire roadshows which will take place across the county in the run up...
Lizzie Deignan Tour de Yorkshire

Comment from Cllr Judith Blake on Leeds hosting the finish of the 2018 Tour...

Speaking on the news that Leeds will host the finale of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday, May 6, the leader of Leeds City...
Middleton Park Bike Hub launch

Phase one of Middleton Park cycling hub officially opened

Phase one of an exciting new Urban Bike Park in south Leeds has officially opened this month. Funded by Leeds City Council, British Cycling and...
Leeds Leisure and Wellbeing Centre

Have your say on plans for new leisure and wellbeing centre in east Leeds

Have your say on plans for new leisure and wellbeing centre in east Leeds and a potential new school “Residents are being asked for their...
Leeds United Football Club

Leeds City Council and Leeds United to open talks regarding potential development of new...

A recommendation has been approved that Leeds City Council enter into formal discussions with Leeds United regarding the potential development of a new club training ground in...
John Charles Centre for Sport

New long-term lease agreement proposed to extend Hunslet RLFC’s proud residency at the John...

A new lease arrangement which would extend Hunslet RLFC’s stay at the John Charles Centre for Sport is set to be considered by senior...
Leeds United Football Club

Potential development of new Leeds United training ground in city set to be discussed...

A report recommending that Leeds City Council enter into formal discussions with Leeds United regarding the development of a new club training ground in...
England and Wales Cricket Board

Howzat for cricket lovers as five new non-turf pitches installed in council parks prove...

Keen cricketers across the city have enjoyed a magical summer following the introduction of five new non-turf pitches situated in four Leeds City Council...
ITU World Triathlon Leeds

ITU World Triathlon Leeds confirmed as host of 2018 British Championships

British Triathlon has confirmed the ITU World Triathlon Leeds will host the 2018 British Age-Group Standard Distance Triathlon Championships. The announcement supports the events standing...
Leeds Leisure Centre

Site for new leisure and wellbeing centre in east Leeds to be discussed by...

Plans for a new leisure and wellbeing centre in east Leeds could move to the next stage next week. Detailed as part of a report...
ITU World Triathlon Series

ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds in 2018

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has today confirmed the ITU World Triathlon Series will return to the city of Leeds for a third successive...
2019 UCI Road World Championships

Comment on 2019 UCI Road World Championships cycling

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment following the announcement that Leeds has been proposed as a host...
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 Cycling

Over 700 Yorkshire pupils to take part in 245 mile cycle relay

Children and young people from 95 schools across Yorkshire will be taking part in a cycling relay covering ten local authority areas over the...
Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds

‘Lord Mayor’s Loiners’ to take on Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds challenge

New Leeds Lord Mayor Cllr Jane Dowson will lead a civic team later this week in an exciting triathlon city challenge. Forming part of the Columbia...
Table Tennis

Free table tennis sessions set to take centre stage at Trinity Leeds this Friday

Visitors to Trinity Leeds will have the chance to discover the delights of table tennis as part of a special free event held this...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Jonny Brownlee celebrates one month to go until triathlon spectacular with city landmark takeover

Olympic silver medallist Jonny Brownlee has today unveiled triathlon inspired artwork which transforms the Town Hall, as the city counts down to the Columbia...

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Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish back in action at Tour de Yorkshire!

Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will return to racing after injury at the 2018...
Katie Rushworth

Join us for the Kirkgate Market Garden Event ‘Love your Garden’

Welcome to Leeds Kirkgate Market is a shopper’s paradise from fresh food, drink and fashion to jewellery, flowers, hardware and haberdashery. At the heart of the...
Leeds Primary School

More children in Leeds get 1st preference in this year’s primary school places offer...

Families applying for their child’s first primary school place are receiving their offers today (16 April) and more of them are being offered their...
A658 Pool Bank New Road culvert

Culvert repair works to be carried out on A658 Pool Bank New Road

A project to carry out essential works to repair a culvert under the A658 Pool Bank New Road in Leeds is to begin next...
Leeds Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics

Top names announced for summer orchestral extravaganza

Dance music legends Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick have been confirmed as the headline special guests for the return of The Symphonic...
Beer at Temple Newsam

Object of the week- Puzzle jug

A puzzling pub peculiarity, this dainty-looking jug was once a popular way for landlords to keep their punters entertained. Known as a puzzle jug, the...
Chippendale and gin

Museum-goers set for a gin-credible history lesson, by George!

A delicious taste of the elegance, opulence and extravagance of life in Georgian Britain will be served up to museum-goers in Leeds. The rise of...
Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP)

New name for Leeds Safeguarding Children Board

The board responsible for overseeing the city’s safeguarding measures for children and young people in Leeds has a new name from this week. Following a...
Your Vote Matters

Candidates standing in Leeds City Council election May 3 2018

The below information relates the election which will be held on 3 May 2018. All the seats for Leeds City Council are up for election...
Lizzie-Deignan-Tour-de-Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire – the four week countdown begins

With just four weeks to go until the Tour de Yorkshire comes to Leeds, here’s everything you need to know to make the most...
Strafford's Royal Flying Corp Squadron

Young curators pay tribute to city’s own flying aces

They were the daredevil Yorkshire pilots who courageously took to the skies during the historic air battles of the First World War. Now the heroic...
Harrison Clock

Object of the week- The Harrison clock

At first glance, this long case clock may look like nothing more than a rather ornate antique timepiece. But delve a little further into the...
Easter Leeds Star

Easter Holiday: “We wish you a Happy Easter”

Easter is one of the most important and popular Christian holidays observed in the modern Christian churches. It is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection...
Yorkshire Regiment

Heroic deeds of Garforth soldier awarded Victoria Cross during First World War recognised with...

A soldier who was awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) for his remarkable bravery during the First World War has been recognised with a special...
Leeds-Clean-Air-Zone

£1.8m funding for initial air quality work welcomed by Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council has welcomed today’s announcement by Defra (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) of funding of £1.8m to help the city...
TdY trophy tour - Cllr Blake - Leeds Urban Bike Park

The Tour de Yorkshire trophies have come to town!

Schoolchildren in Leeds were given the chance to see the famous Tour de Yorkshire trophies today as the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor...
Roller Disco

Get your skates on for a Roller Disco in Leeds city centre this Easter

Children and young people across the city will have the chance to get their skates on at a new pop-up roller disco this Easter. The...
East Leeds

New fire safety measures agreed for east Leeds high rise blocks

New sprinkler systems are to be retrofitted to 21 Leeds City Council-owned residential high-rise blocks in east Leeds after an opportunity arose to bring...
Leeds City Council

Council throws down the challenge to get Leeds recycling

Leeds City Council is challenging the city to recycle more, with almost a third of the average general waste bin still made up of...
Leeds Kirkgate Market

Hop down to Kirkgate Market this Easter for fun activities for all

Children and adults alike will all be well catered for this Easter at Leeds Kirkgate Market with a basket-load of fun and interesting activities...