New Leeds Lord Mayor for 2022/23 officially announced

Councillor Robert W Gettings MBE JP has been announced as the new Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2022/23. He was handed the chains at the council’s Annual General Meeting, taking over from Councillor Asghar Khan. Councillor Gettings is the 128th Lord Mayor of Leeds and he will be accompanied during his time in office…

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New bins launched across Leeds to boost recycling ‘on-the-go’

New recycling ‘on-the-go’ bins are being launched in selected district centres across Leeds this month, building on the success of the 2018 ground-breaking city centre provision encouraging recycling of common food and drink packaging consumed out of home. The eye-catching bright orange and yellow bins will soon be able to be found in 6…

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Major regeneration boost for Morley

Morley is to benefit from a share of an £80 million government cash injection to breathe new life into its town centre. Leeds City Council has received £750,000 as one of 100 places across the country and 15 in Yorkshire – that have secured between £500,000 and £1million to help them recover from the…

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Leeds City Council calls for help to shape town’s future

Business owners and community groups in Morley are being asked to step forward to help steer a major regeneration opportunity for the town. Morley is one of 101 places across the country invited to bid for up to £25m funding from the Government’s Towns Fund to support economic development and investment. Leeds City Council…

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Pledge your support to recycle more glass as part of new campaign

Residents in Leeds are being asked to pledge to recycle their glass at their nearest bottle banks rather than throwing it into their household bins as part of a drive to increase the city’s recycling rates. The average Leeds household throws away 500 glass bottles and jars each year which contributes to over 15,000…

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Proposals for two new leisure and wellbeing centres and potential new swimming pool in Kippax to be tabled at executive board

A proposal seeking to develop plans for two new leisure and wellbeing centres in Leeds are set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. Featuring in a report setting out the council’s future vision for leisure and wellbeing centres to Leeds City Council’s executive board on 14 December 2016, members have the opportunity to…

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