More than 200,000 trees have been planted in Leeds over the past year

A tree-mendous total of 200,000 saplings have been planted in Leeds over the past year as part of Leeds City Council’s climate change ambition. To mark the International Day of Forests on Sunday 21st March, Leeds City Council is sharing its recent contribution towards the regional White Rose Forest. Launched last year, the Woodland Creation…

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Play areas and playgrounds in Leeds to begin reopening

Children’s play areas and playgrounds in Leeds will begin to reopen. The reopening programme is being done gradually to ensure they meet the requirements set out in the government guidelines around cleaning and social distancing to allow them to reopen safely. There are more than 200 play areas and outdoor gyms across Leeds with…

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The Arium celebrates its first birthday with customers

Leeds’ nursery, the Arium celebrated its first birthday in style on Friday 5th October. After asking the public to help choose their favourite birthday cake design, all customers last Friday who bought a hot drink at the café were treated to a free birthday cupcake to mark the site’s special occasion, whilst younger visitors…

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Free family fun set to light up the Arium this half term

A feast of family-fun activities will be on offer at the Arium this February half term. The newly located Leeds parks nursery will be host to two free fairground rides, children’s storytelling, a book swap and an exciting pancake bonanza in the café on Shrove Tuesday. Supported by Leeds libraries, children’s story-telling sessions will…

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