Local green spaces celebrated in Leeds as part of ‘Love Parks Week’

Keep Britain Tidy is an independent charity with three goals – to eliminate litter, end waste and improve places. This means more to us than just picking up litter. It means creating clean beaches, parks and streets. It means creating sustainable practices and eliminating unnecessary waste. It’s about working with people, businesses, organisations and public…

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Good luck message to all Leeds athletes at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Leeds City Council would like to wish all athletes that are from or based in the city, the very best of luck in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Councillor Salma Arif, Leeds City Council’s executive member for public health and active lifestyles said: “Being selected to compete in an Olympic Games is alone a tremendous…

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Dinosaurs set to be released in parks across Leeds

Children are being encouraged to walk amongst dinosaurs this summer across some of Leeds’s most iconic green spaces, thanks to the help of the Love Exploring app. Leeds City Council are launching the app to help change how people enjoy parks across Leeds for years to come. Utilising augmented reality, the app will bring…

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Leeds parks tennis coaching programme earns prestigious national award

A tennis coaching programme undertaken in communities across Leeds has received a prestigious national accolade. In recognition of the efforts made through the ‘Leeds Parks Community Tennis Programme’ to adapt to Covid-19 restrictions and inspire a new generation of adults and children to take up the game after lockdown, the initiative was named as…

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Bank Holiday reminder for Leeds as lockdown restrictions ease

People across Leeds are being given a reminder of the important role they still play in keeping the city, themselves and others safe as lockdown restrictions start to ease. With Leeds about to head into the Bank Holiday weekend and groups of up to six people from two households now allowed to gather outdoors,…

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