Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair

The largest Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair in the north returns to the Leeds first direct arena on Monday 4 March, 4pm – 8pm. The event kick starts a range of activities taking place throughout the city for National Apprenticeship Week 2019. Offering apprenticeship vacancies across a wide range of occupations over 130 organisations will be…

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Councillors endorse transformational HS2 plans for Leeds Station

A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high-speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors endorsed the detailed case for transformational plans for Leeds Station. Leeds City Council executive board heard how it is imperative to have a fully-integrated, modern station in Leeds – already the North’s busiest – in…

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Statement by Leader of Leeds City Council following meeting with rail operators

Commenting on this morning’s appearance of representatives from Network Rail, Northern and TransPennine at today’s West Yorkshire Combined Authority meeting. Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire’s representative on the Transport for the North Board said: “It is good that the operators and Network Rail apologised for the chaos that’s…

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Update statement by Leader of Leeds City Council on rail services review

West Yorkshire leader demands words are turned into action on Northern rail in meeting with minister. Following yesterday’s meeting of the Transport for the North partnership board, Leader of Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority representative on the board Councillor Judith Blake said: “The Transport for the North partnership board meeting demonstrated…

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