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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...
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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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Leeds to host HSBC UK City Ride

British Cycling and HSBC UK have confirmed that Leeds will host one of 13 city centre, family-friendly City Rides this summer. The announcement of the...
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Executive board back proposal for third-party investor to fund redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie Stadium

A statement from leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, following a decision by the executive board to today approve a proposal which...
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Executive board to discuss proposal for private investor to fund redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie...

A report providing further details on an agreement brokered by Leeds City Council with a private financial services organisation to fund the redevelopment of...
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Don’t miss out on new Bodyline membership packages at council leisure centres

A selection of new monthly gym and fitness packages are now available at Leeds City Council leisure centres. Members of the public can now purchase...
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Grandstand tickets released for Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds

Today, 3 April, witnesses the general sale launch of grandstand tickets for 2017 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, the most prestigious triathlon event in...
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Council finds way forward for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Subject to final approval by Leeds City Council’s executive board, an agreement has been brokered which will provide the funds that are required to...
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100 days to go until new and improved Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds

Today, 2 March, marks 100 days to go until 5,000 amateur triathletes join the best in the world and descend on Leeds for an...
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Public consultation opens regarding potential reconfiguration of Temple Newsam Golf Course

Leeds City Council would like to hear your views regarding a proposal to reconfigure Temple Newsam Golf Course from a 36-hole course to 27. This...
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Congratulations to Alistair Brownlee on winning second place in BBC Sports Personality of the...

The leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, said: “This year Alistair cemented his position as one of the greatest triathletes the world has...
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City of Leeds diving head coach Ady Hinchliffe recognised with prestigious national award

A Leeds-based coach who has played a prominent role in developing the talent of Olympic diving stars has been recognised with a prestigious award. As...
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Proposals for two new leisure and wellbeing centres and potential new swimming pool in...

A proposal seeking to develop plans for two new leisure and wellbeing centres in Leeds are set to be discussed by senior councillors next...
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Object of the week- Leeds United ticket

It was a thrilling era when Elland Road became synonymous with a unique brand of exciting, swashbuckling football. Now visitors to Abbey House Museum can...
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Football project kicks anti-social behaviour to the corner

Young people in Halton Moor are being given the opportunity to take part in a football project with Leeds United Foundation in a bid...
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Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds General Sale Launches

Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds entries are now on general sale, inviting more than 5000 participants to take part in a show-stopping event on...

TOP STORIES

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...
CCTV

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...
Goape

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...
Family Fun Day and Classic Car Show

Family Fun Day and Classic Car Show

About Family Fun Day and Classic Car Show The city of Leeds MG and Classic Car Club will be joining us once again in the...
Jobs Fair White Rose Shopping Centre

Popular jobs fair returns to White Rose Shopping Centre next week

A range of employers will once again be out in force at a popular jobs fair held in a Leeds shopping centre next week. On...
Kirkstall Abbey

New display piecing together abbey’s illustrious past

A collection of fascinating finds has been brought together in a new display reconstructing the colourful history of Kirkstall Abbey. Beautiful medieval tiles, which the...
For All Seasons

Object of the week- vintage bucket and spade

If you’re heading to the beach this summer, an essential item on your seaside checklist is sure to be a bucket and spade. And as...
Leeds Tech Hub Fund

Two further digital projects supported through the Leeds Tech Hub Fund

The creation of a new digital and technology event centre and innovation lab in Leeds is one of the final two projects to receive...
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Arts funding set to bring city’s bright ideas to life

Imaginative arts organisations in Leeds will have the chance to bring more of their creative ideas to life through a dedicated funding scheme. The Leeds...
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Statement regarding devolution from Yorkshire Leaders

Statement regarding devolution from Yorkshire Leaders: “Today is Yorkshire Day and therefore it seems right to talk today about our county, its ambitions and our...