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Saturday, August 17, 2019



Update on proposals to provide additional primary school places in Moor Allerton Hall School:

Executive Board today discussed plans to provide additional school places in north Leeds and concluded to begin a further phase of consultation on an...
George Pyke’s Musical Clockvideo

George Pyke’s Musical Clock

The film explores the workings of the magnificent musical clock and automaton made by the royal clockmaker George Pyke in 1765. It is one of...
Leeds, Leeds Starvideo

New video animation launched as Leeds transport conversation survey gets deadline extension

A new animated video has been launched by Leeds City Council today as the deadline for people to ‘join in the conversation’ on the...
Leeds, Leeds Starvideo

Murder in the Museum – A 1930s Mystery at Abbey House Museum

Murder in the Museum is one of the best-loved penny slot machines at Abbey House Museum in Kirkstall. Made by Leeds sisters Alice and Eveline...
Leeds, Leeds Starvideo

The Landscape at Temple Newsam

The story behind the landscape of the park and gardens at the Temple Newsam estate. Curator Emeritus James Lomax reveals how the grounds at this...
Leeds, Leeds Starvideo

Families encouraged to complete secondary school place applications

Parents across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for next September. Although it is only early...
Leeds, Leeds Starvideo

New video animation shows next phase of Linton Bridge repair plan

A new animated video showing how the next phase of repairs to flood-damaged Linton Bridge will be carried out has been released today. Leeds City...


Councillor Eileen Taylor presenting Major Watts with medal

Lord Mayor honoured to present Royal Army Major with service medal

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Eileen Taylor, welcomed Major David Watts to Leeds Civic Hall this month to present him with a medal following his...
Leeds Park and Ride - Elland Road

Building work for Elland Road park and ride expansion begins

Construction work to create an extra 550 spaces to Elland Road park and ride has started. The Council’s Connecting Leeds programme is set to create...
Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds

Public consultation begins on tall buildings design guidance for Leeds

Public consultation is now underway on the Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds. Designed to advise on buildings that are taller than their neighbours, the...
Secondary school places in Leeds

Applications open for secondary school places in Leeds

Parents and carers across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for September next year. Although it...
Leeds Bridge

Leeds Bridge completion gives a breath of fresh Aire for an historic landmark

Local businesses, representatives from The Leeds Civic Trust and Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development, Councillor Lisa Mulherin marked the completion...
Leeds TV and Film studio

New state of the art TV and Film studio will position city centre-stage

The old Polestar Petty printworks on Whitehall road has been identified as the location for a new world-class TV and Film studio in Leeds. With...