Plan ahead for a busy weekend in Leeds

Leeds City Council is encouraging people travelling into Leeds this weekend to plan ahead and allow extra time for journeys. The city is hosting several major events this weekend including the England Women’s Football international friendly at Elland Road, the Cricket test match at Headingley, and concerts at the First Direct Arena and at…

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Interest in apprenticeships sky high as thousands flock to recruitment fair

Young people, parents, carers, and teachers turned out in their thousands to attend Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair, which took place on day one of National Apprenticeship Week 2022. The event organised by Leeds City Council’s employment and skills service returned in person this year, selling out the Leeds First Direct Arena, with 6,200 free…

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Apprenticeships to headline First Direct Arena in February

With over 80 employers and apprenticeship providers attending, the event continues to be one of the largest apprenticeship recruitment fairs in the north of England. The annual Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair is returning to the First Direct Arena on Monday 7 February between 2pm-8pm. The event, which kicks off National Apprenticeship Week, offers a…

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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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