Play areas and playgrounds in Leeds to begin reopening

Children’s play areas and playgrounds in Leeds will begin to reopen. The reopening programme is being done gradually to ensure they meet the requirements set out in the government guidelines around cleaning and social distancing to allow them to reopen safely. There are more than 200 play areas and outdoor gyms across Leeds with…

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Plans move forward for new extra care housing across the city

Senior councillors in Leeds will be discussing a programme to deliver new council-owned extra care housing at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive board meeting to be held at Civic Hall on Wednesday 19 December, members will be updated on the progress made in the delivery of the extra care housing programme,…

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The Tour de Yorkshire trophies have come to town!

Schoolchildren in Leeds were given the chance to see the famous Tour de Yorkshire trophies today as the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake, welcomed them to the city as part of Welcome to Yorkshire’s trophy tour. Each year in the lead up to the race, both the men’s and women’s trophies…

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Phase one of Middleton Park cycling hub officially opened

Phase one of an exciting new Urban Bike Park in south Leeds has officially opened this month. Funded by Leeds City Council, British Cycling and Sport England, the new £1.2m cycling hub situated in Middleton Park will, when completed after three different phases of work, boast a fantastic range of family-friendly facilities and activities…

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City parks and green spaces recognised with celebrated Green Flag Award

Seven sites across Leeds have hit the heights and been recognised with an internationally recognised green award. Celebrating the very best green spaces across the United Kingdom, Otley Chevin, Pudsey Park, Golden Acre Park, Kirkstall Abbey, Roundhay Park, Temple Newsam estate and Middleton Park have once again being honoured with Green Flag Award status.…

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