Public ballot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 opens

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opened today (Wednesday, 1 August) at 10 am (BST) on Wednesday 1 August. When ticket applications were opened to all members of the public, backed by a major marketing and PR campaign, warmly called Are You In? The Public Ballot will be open until 29 August and…

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Rhinos make more sporting history with new museum display

A new display celebrating the extraordinary sporting legacy of the Leeds Rhinos has been unveiled at Leeds City Museum. Featuring vintage photos, kits, programmes and tickets from some of the club’s historic clashes, the display tells the inspiring story of one of the world’s most successful Rugby League clubs. And taking pride of place…

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Leeds to host four 2019 International Cricket Council World Cup matches

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that Leeds will host four 2019 ICC World Cup matches next June and July. Headingley will welcome England, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka and World Cup Qualifier champions Afghanistan. Headingley fixtures: Friday 21 June – England v Sri Lanka Saturday 29 June – Pakistan v Afghanistan…

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Lord Mayor welcomes West Indies cricket team to Leeds

The Lord Mayor of Leeds has hosted a special civic reception in honour of the touring West Indies cricket team. The team were special guests of the Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Jane Dowson at Leeds Civic Hall this week. This was ahead of the Second Investec Test match against England at Headingley, which…

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Council finds way forward for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Subject to final approval by Leeds City Council’s executive board, an agreement has been brokered which will provide the funds that are required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie Stadium. If given the go-ahead, this funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer. Councillor…

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