Leeds pulls together to support vulnerable families over half term

Sparked by footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign to extend free school meals over the holidays, the city’s business community has rallied to support struggling families, offering free meals to those in need. And a partnership project which supports thousands of families and carers struggling to feed children out of term time is also set to…

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Shoppers encouraged to support retailers across Leeds

After a tough few months Leeds’s outstanding retail scene reopened in June, and hundreds of shops are COVID-secure and ready to welcome both old and new customers through their doors. Leeds is one of the UK’s biggest shopping destinations outside London and truly is a shopper’s paradise. As the city opens back up to…

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Statement on Leeds United Championship trophy bus celebration

Leeds United have defended the decision to parade the Championship trophy on an open-top bus in front their supporters outside Elland Road. The newly-promoted club advised fans to stay away from the 4-0 win over Charlton, after which Marcelo Bielsa’s side were presented with the Championship trophy. Some supporters congregated outside Elland Road regardless…

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Happy 100th Birthday Leeds United

Leeds United might be one of the most opinion-splitting clubs in the world. Their own supporters are ready to follow the club anywhere, which is easily evidenced by the fact that Leeds have the among the highest average attendance in the country, despite spending a lot of their time in the lower divisions of…

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Museum teams up with Leeds United to make football history

Fans will get the chance to relive some epic nights in Elland Road history thanks to a new display celebrating 100 years of Leeds United. Cherished memorabilia harkening back to some of The Whites’ unforgettable Champions League clashes will take pride of place at Leeds City Museum alongside photos, programmes and souvenirs from key…

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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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Football project kicks anti-social behaviour to the corner

Young people taking part in a football project to help address anti-social behaviour in Halton Moor will receive some special visitors tomorrow. The Leeds United Foundation Premier League Kicks football project has gone from strength to strength since it started last year, with over 70 young people in Halton Moor being engaged with coaching…

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Object of the week- Leeds United ticket

It was a thrilling era when Elland Road became synonymous with a unique brand of exciting, swashbuckling football. Now visitors to Abbey House Museum can relive some of Leeds United’s 90s glory days at an exhibition dedicated to growing up in Leeds. The museum’s Decades of Youth exhibition features objects and memories spanning more…

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Football project kicks anti-social behaviour to the corner

Young people in Halton Moor are being given the opportunity to take part in a football project with Leeds United Foundation in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area. Housing Leeds is working with the official charity of the Leeds United club to deliver the ‘Premier League Kicks’ project across areas of…

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