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Friday, February 23, 2018

SPORT NEWS

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...
Leeds, Leeds Star

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...

TOP STORIES

Leeds Clean Air Zone

Final week of Clean Air Zone consultation begins

Leeds City Council is reminding residents and commuters to have their say on proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people...
Elland Road and Temple Green

New Leeds city centre stop to meet growing park and ride demand

Due to the huge popularity of park and ride bus services from Elland Road and Temple Green into Leeds, from this week passengers now...
Thomas Chippendale Leeds City Museums

Object of the week- Original Chippendale drawings

In the 18th Century, a furniture maker from Leeds came up with a revolutionary new idea to sell his fabulous designs to potential customers. In...
NHS Health Check Leeds

Public encouraged to take steps to improve their health with NHS health check

Leeds City Council is encouraging people across Leeds, who are eligible, to take up the opportunity to receive their free NHS health check. In Leeds,...
Leeds Transport Strategy

Bus priority consultation underway as part of ‘Connecting Leeds’

The next step in transforming transport and travel in and around Leeds is set to begin with public consultation starting on plans for bus...
Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey days as historic ruins are named among Yorkshire’s top attractions

It would no doubt have been a surprise to the devout Cistercian monks who once called it home. But historic Kirkstall Abbey has today been...
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...
Leeds Star Happy Valentines Day

We wish you a happy St. Valentine’s Day

Every February, 14, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. It's a time to demonstrate how much...
Garforth War Memorial

New war memorial in Garforth officially unveiled by Lord Mayor

A poignant new war memorial honouring those people from Garforth who lost their lives whilst serving their country in times of conflict has been...
Leeds Tenancy Agreement

Housing Leeds launches consultation on a new Tenancy Agreement for council tenants

Leeds City Council is launching a major consultation exercise with its 57,000 tenants across the city. The tenancy agreement is being reviewed to take account...
Cllr Lucinda Yeadon

Leeds enjoys a Lidl recycling love with new glass banks

Glass recycling in Leeds is set to get a boost this February thanks to a set of brand new glass banks being installed in...
Plan for Moortown Roundabout

North east Leeds ring road junction improvements to commence later this month

A range of infrastructure and environmental improvements to three outer ring road junctions are set to begin in north east Leeds later this month. The...
Leeds Core Strategy

Public consultation begins on revised future housing figure for Leeds

Public consultation on changes to the Core Strategy in Leeds including a lower future housing target for the city has started today. Following approval by...
Leeds City Museum

Museum seeking stories of historic wartime air raid blast

On the evening of March 14, 1941, the staff at Leeds City Museum safely locked away their incredible collection of exhibits, antiquities and curiosities...
Mary Gawthorpe

Leeds event to celebrate 100 years of votes for women

To celebrate the centenary of women being given the right to vote, the leader of Leeds City Council is hosting a special commemoration event...
Thomas Chippendale exhibition

Exhibition celebrates stunning craftsmanship of Thomas Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale, 1718-1779: a celebration of British craftsmanship and design launches a nationwide programme to mark the tercentenary in 2018 of the birth of...
video

Update on proposals to provide additional primary school places in Moor Allerton Hall School:

Executive Board today discussed plans to provide additional school places in north Leeds and concluded to begin a further phase of consultation on an...
OFo bike

New city public bike sharing scheme given green light by executive board

A proposal to establish a public bike sharing scheme in Leeds has been approved by senior councillors. This follows a report to Leeds City Council’s...
Leonardo da Vinci A Life in Drawing

Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection to come to Leeds in...

In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the...
Merrion House Merrion Centre

Council staff prepare to move back into Merrion House

The cranes are down, the windows are washed and council staff are preparing to move back in to Merrion House after an 18 month...