Winners announced for Leeds Quality in Care Awards

Unsung Heroes from across Leeds Adult Care Sector were celebrated at the Leeds Quality in Care Awards. The annual Leeds Quality in Care Awards celebrated the excellent work taking place across the sector and shone a light on those individuals and services that have made a real difference over the past two years. Representing the…

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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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Free support service delivers the goods for small businesses in Leeds

A free service is delivering a timely helping hand to small businesses in Leeds as they aim to bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Leeds Micro Business Support Service provides expert advice on everything from contingency planning and social media messaging to brand creation and gearing up for Christmas. Targeted…

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Additional PSPO powers introduced to tackle anti-social behaviour in communities across Leeds set to continue

Additional powers introduced in October 2017 to tackle anti-social behaviour and associated issues in designated communities across Leeds will remain in place following a review. Also given the go-head by Leeds City Council alongside the existing 13 Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) is a new PSPO specifically covering the area of Swillington. A PSPO…

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Images from Linton Bridge reopening celebration

A selection of images from the reopening of Linton Bridge in Leeds on Saturday following the completion of a major repair project to restore the bridge to use for the first time since December 27 2015 when it was damaged by flooding caused by the impact of Storm Eva. Linton Bridge carries the minor…

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Road diversions to be in place for works in Wetherby

Road diversions are to be in place in Wetherby from later this month to allow the long-awaited rebuilding of a collapsed wall on a key gateway to the town. Contractor HACS Construction will be carrying out work on behalf of Micklethwaite Management Company from 17 July to rebuild the retaining wall which is on…

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Senior councillors to discuss first neighbourhood plan in Leeds

The creation of the first local neighbourhood plan influencing future development in an area of Leeds is to be discussed by senior councillors next week. The neighbourhood plan for Clifford in Wetherby which is now ready to be adopted will be debated by Leeds City Council’s executive board at its meeting at Civic Hall…

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