New animation shows how £23m Headrow scheme will look when finished

Leeds City Council have released a new animation which shows how the £23m Headrow scheme will look once completed in spring 2021. The scheme forms part of the Connecting Leeds programme which is set to transform transport in the city centre into world-class gateways for bus users, pedestrians and cyclists, while continuing to provide…

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Celebrated Leeds-born novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE receives prestigious Leeds Award

Celebrated Leeds-born novelist, Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE, has received one of the city’s highest civic honours. In recognition of her nationally and internationally acclaimed work, Barbara has been recognised with a prestigious Leeds Award. The Leeds Award formally recognises those who have made an enormous contribution to the city, with their names proudly displayed…

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Lord Mayor to lead Remembrance Sunday tributes in Leeds

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, will lead the tributes to service men and women who have lost their lives in times of conflict on Remembrance Sunday. Held on Sunday 10 November, people of the city are once again warmly invited to gather at the war memorial on Victoria Gardens to join…

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Signed Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund 2019/20 shirts up for grabs as cities mark special 50th anniversary of twinning

As part of the 50th-anniversary celebrations of twinning between Leeds and Dortmund, Leeds City Council is giving someone in the city the opportunity to win both a signed Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund 2019/20 football shirt. Leeds and Dortmund both have rich footballing histories, and to mark the golden anniversary celebration, the council, along…

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Schools to be awarded for commitment to health and wellbeing

Schools from across the city are coming together this week to celebrate their commitment to health and wellbeing at a special celebration event. Pupils and staff from schools across Leeds will descend on the Banqueting Suite at Leeds Civic Hall on Friday 12 July to receive awards for the ‘Healthy Schools’, ‘Investors in Pupils’…

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