AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds

There are just 50 days to go until the eagerly-anticipated AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds kicks off and there’s still time to join the world’s best to swim, bike, run across the weekend around Roundhay Park. Leeds will play host to a two-day triathlon festival on 11-12 June for a sixth…

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Leeds City Council committed to supporting most vulnerable residents and frontline services as annual budget plans confirmed

Investing in new and improved ways of supporting vulnerable children and adults together with protecting frontline services are the key commitments in Leeds City Council’s annual budget plans to be confirmed this month. Those elements underpin the annual budget for 2022/23, which will be considered by senior councillors at the executive board meeting next…

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Leeds City Council sets out annual budget proposals to deliver estimated £65.4million savings needed in next financial year

Leeds City Council has put forward its annual budget proposals to achieve the estimated £65.4million it needs to save in the next financial year. With the city responding and adapting to changes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, costs and demand pressures continue to rise especially in services providing care for vulnerable children, young people…

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Council, universities and police strengthen community relations partnership

A stronger partnership to build better community relations and address community concerns in inner north west Leeds has been confirmed this week. The partnership, made possible through funding from Leeds Beckett University and the University of Leeds, will offer a new, dedicated community service for the Headingley, Hyde Park and Little Woodhouse areas. It…

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Yorkshire welcomes Olympic Heroes home

Yorkshire’s Stars of the Olympic and Paralympic Games were given a homecoming to remember at a major arena event. Having made history by representing their country at the Olympics and Paralympics, the athletes were unable to celebrate in front of a crowd at the Games as no spectators were present. But their achievements were…

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Olympians and Paralympians set for arena homecoming event

Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic Heroes will be given a homecoming to remember with a major event at the Leeds First Direct Arena on October 10. Olympians and Paralympians will take to the stage to talk about their exploits in an event hosted by 2016 Olympic medallist Nile Wilson and sports broadcaster Tanya Arnold. Athletes…

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Organisations Across Leeds United in Pledge to Root Out Racism

Leeds has come together in overwhelming support of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) anti-racism movement. With over 40 organisations across the City coming together in a pledge to Root Out Racism. Joining Councillor James Lewis, leader of Leeds City Council and Tom Riordan, the Council’s chief executive and the…

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Congratulations to triathletes Jonny Brownlee, Jess Learmonth, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Leeds Beckett University student Alex Yee on their wonderful gold medal in the Olympic mixed relay event

Sportsmen are so often denied the perfect ending but Jonny Brownlee was able to bow out in style on the biggest stage of all as he completed the full set of Olympic medals. After the relative disappointment of the individual event, where Brownlee finished fifth, he played a key role in a dominant British…

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