City’s young stars align to record inspirational lockdown anthem

It’s a legendary Leeds-made anthem which brought people across the globe together when it first stormed charts worldwide more than 20 years ago. Now a group of talented youngsters have teamed up with sports stars and musicians to create a rousing reworking of Chumbawamba’s iconic hit Tubthumping to give the city a much-needed lockdown…

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Completion of exciting Emerald Headingley Stadium refurbishment to be marked by special Community Engagement Day and Proms on the Pitch

Two special celebration events are to be held this year to mark the completion of exciting redevelopment work at Emerald Headingley Stadium. In what promise to be unforgettable occasions for all those in attendance, a city-wide Community Engagement Day including school children and young people will take place on Wednesday, July 17, and be…

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Rhinos make more sporting history with new museum display

A new display celebrating the extraordinary sporting legacy of the Leeds Rhinos has been unveiled at Leeds City Museum. Featuring vintage photos, kits, programmes and tickets from some of the club’s historic clashes, the display tells the inspiring story of one of the world’s most successful Rugby League clubs. And taking pride of place…

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Rhinos lead the charge to get Christmas in Leeds underway

Rugby League heroes The Leeds Rhinos will get the festive season officially underway as guests of honour at this year’s fantastic Leeds Christmas lights switch on. Fresh off their incredible Super League Grand Final win earlier this month, the Rhinos will take to the stage on Victoria Gardens on November 9. Members of the…

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2023 case study- Jamie Jones-Buchanan

He’s the Leeds Rhinos legend with one of the biggest personalities in local sport. Now larger-than-life rugby league star Jamie Jones-Buchanan is pitching in by pledging to help see the city’s bid to be European Capital of Culture in 2023 over the line. Jamie, who has enjoyed a glittering career with the Headingley side,…

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Executive board to discuss proposal for private investor to fund redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie Stadium

A report providing further details on an agreement brokered by Leeds City Council with a private financial services organisation to fund the redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie Stadium is to be considered later this month by senior councillors. Submitted to Leeds City Council’s executive board on 19 April 2017, member will have the chance to approve a proposal, which in seeing…

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Council finds way forward for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Subject to final approval by Leeds City Council’s executive board, an agreement has been brokered which will provide the funds that are required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie Stadium. If given the go-ahead, this funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer. Councillor…

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Leeds Rhino backs efforts to improve young mental health

Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward is backing a new citywide strategy to improve young people’s mental health. The 23 year-old player has spoken about his own experiences of depression that developed when he was put out of action by series of injuries in 2015 and 2016. He shared his personal story and support at…

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