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Monday, October 14, 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...
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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...
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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...


Lord Mayor and Children's Lord Mayor

New Children’s Mayor of Leeds announced after record number of votes

On Tuesday 1 October, Wania Ahmad from Harehills Primary School was announced as the new Leeds Children’s Mayor by Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor...
Leeds United

Museum teams up with Leeds United to make football history

Fans will get the chance to relive some epic nights in Elland Road history thanks to a new display celebrating 100 years of Leeds...
Leeds International Day of Older Persons

Leeds Market event to help reduce the number of falls in older people

Leeds City Council is hosting a falls prevention event at Leeds Market on Tuesday 1st October, 10am to 4pm to help older people stay...
Leeds Big Book Grab

Schools take part in Big Leeds Book Grab

Schools from across the city joined the Big Leeds Book Grab, with each one choosing up to 150 free books from a warehouse packed...
Light Night Leeds 2019

Light Night’s love-themed artwork will be all heart

A romantic illuminated artwork will set hearts racing outside Leeds Town Hall during next month’s highly-anticipated Light Night Leeds. The striking piece entitled With Love...
Blot on the Landscape

Volunteers bring home award for unearthing mining history

Volunteers who dug deep to celebrate the extraordinary legacy of Yorkshire’s pit workers have scooped a prestigious national award. Working with the team at Temple...