Back of the net! New Multi Use Games Area opens in Gildersome

A new Multi Use Games Area has opened its gates for the first time in Gildersome. Due to a lack of informal sports and recreational provision in Gildersome, Leeds City Council’s parks and countryside team have worked alongside the Gildersome Action Group and other key partners to raise the funds to deliver the new…

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Leeds celebrates 70 years of British achievement, creativity, and diversity with a specially commissioned street photography exhibition for the Platinum Jubilee

Leeds is celebrating the Platinum Jubilee this summer with the launch of a free to view photographic street exhibition showcasing 70 years of achievement throughout Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Since 6 February 1952, when Princess Elizabeth acceded to the throne to become Queen Elizabeth II, this country has celebrated many national and local…

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Leeds Libraries to help make a boy’s Ghostbusters wish come true

A young Ghostbusters super fan is strapping on his proton pack and hunting down ghouls in an action-packed competition, thanks to Leeds Libraries. Working with the charity Make-A-Wish, Leeds Libraries will be helping to grant the wish of eight-year-old George, who lives with Ebstein anomaly, a rare and life-limiting congenital heart defect which means…

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New Leeds Lord Mayor for 2022/23 officially announced

Councillor Robert W Gettings MBE JP has been announced as the new Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2022/23. He was handed the chains at the council’s Annual General Meeting, taking over from Councillor Asghar Khan. Councillor Gettings is the 128th Lord Mayor of Leeds and he will be accompanied during his time in office…

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