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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SPORT NEWS

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...
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Discover the delights of cycling in Leeds through a new interactive cycle map for...

A fantastic new digital on-line map offering a wealth of information to keen and would be cyclists in Leeds and West Yorkshire has been...
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Rio Olympic heroes make a big splash as diving takes centre stage at Pudsey...

Three Rio Olympic heroes were the special guests as a west Leeds leisure centre launched its exciting new diving lessons programme this month. On hand...

TOP STORIES

Leeds Markets

New approaches to social care showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market next Wednesday can get their shopping and thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care support...
Leeds tower blocks

Tower block sprinkler system update statement

Cllr Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council's Executive Member for Communities said: “It is understandable that residents living in Leeds tower blocks will have a range...
vintage perming machine

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- vintage 1930s perming machine

It may be a hair-raising sight to behold today, but back in 1930s Leeds, this vintage perming machine would have been very much top...
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day celebrations begin in Leeds with flag raising ceremony

The Armed Forces Day flag is once again flying proudly over civic buildings in Leeds as the city comes together this Saturday to recognise...
Leeds Mind

Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great Escape

Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns...
East Leeds Orbital Road

East Leeds plans to deliver major boost for homes and transport

This week will see a significant step forward in plans for one of the biggest infrastructure schemes the council will have delivered in 40...
Finsbury Park attack

Statement regarding Finsbury Park attack

Leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake said: “In a week where communities in Leeds and across the country have celebrated togetherness in the...
OBE Medal

OBE for former Leeds City Council learning improvement officer

A former head of learning improvement at Leeds City Council has been honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list with an OBE. Gail Webb...
Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower minute’s silence to be held today

A minute’s silence for Grenfell Tower Today, Monday 19 June 11am - Victoria Gardens Along with the rest of the United Kingdom, Leeds will observe a...
Yorkshire Water

New water main to be laid in Seacroft

Local residents and commuters in Seacroft are being warned to expect some short-term disruption as from Monday 19th June Yorkshire Water will be installing...
Leeds Elland Road

Growing demand sees Leeds’ Elland Road park and ride services extended

Scheduled Sunday services from Elland Road Park and Ride start at 10.15am this Sunday, 18 June, as part of extended operating hours at the...
National Clean Air Day

City comes together to pledge support to improve air quality

The people of Leeds came out in force to pledge their support to improve air quality in the city as part of the UK’s...
Potts clock

Time for a new chapter in the striking story of historic seaside clock

For generations it faithfully ticked away the minutes and hours as thousands of Yorkshire folk enjoyed a quintessential British summertime getaway. Now Morecambe Promenade railway...
Leeds high rise blocks

Safety at Leeds City Council owned high rise blocks

Following the devastating fire at Grenfell high rise flats in London earlier this week, Leeds City Council is reassuring its tenants that their safety...
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 City Centre

Key Leeds city centre gateway set to be given people-friendly new look

This is how the junction of Clay Pit Lane and Woodhouse Lane in Leeds is set to look following a proposed revamp. Plans to transform...
West Oaks SEN Specialist School and College

Outstanding hat-trick for Leeds special school

West Oaks SEN Specialist School and College in Leeds for pupils aged 2-19 is celebrating its third outstanding OFSTED inspection in the last decade....
Foster Carers

Celebrating foster carers in Leeds

A special event to celebrate Leeds foster carers who care for teenagers and young people takes place tomorrow. The event which has been organised by...
Temple Green Park and Ride

Free first week on offer as new 1,000-space Temple Green park and ride service...

Leeds’ new, 1,000-space Temple Green Park and Ride, just off Junction 45 of the M1 motorway opens on Monday (19 June). Located next to the...
Fashionable Yorkshire

Object of the week- Quaker dresses

An elegant look at a bygone age and a different lifestyle, this simple but stylish dress once belonged to a member of a prominent...
Leeds Transport Strategy

Transport improvements for Leeds set to make first move forward

The first step in bringing about transformational improvements to public transport in Leeds is set to be approved by senior councillors next week. Leeds City...