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Friday, February 23, 2018



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...


Leeds Clean Air Zone

Final week of Clean Air Zone consultation begins

Leeds City Council is reminding residents and commuters to have their say on proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people...
Elland Road and Temple Green

New Leeds city centre stop to meet growing park and ride demand

Due to the huge popularity of park and ride bus services from Elland Road and Temple Green into Leeds, from this week passengers now...
Thomas Chippendale Leeds City Museums

Object of the week- Original Chippendale drawings

In the 18th Century, a furniture maker from Leeds came up with a revolutionary new idea to sell his fabulous designs to potential customers. In...
NHS Health Check Leeds

Public encouraged to take steps to improve their health with NHS health check

Leeds City Council is encouraging people across Leeds, who are eligible, to take up the opportunity to receive their free NHS health check. In Leeds,...
Leeds Transport Strategy

Bus priority consultation underway as part of ‘Connecting Leeds’

The next step in transforming transport and travel in and around Leeds is set to begin with public consultation starting on plans for bus...
Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey days as historic ruins are named among Yorkshire’s top attractions

It would no doubt have been a surprise to the devout Cistercian monks who once called it home. But historic Kirkstall Abbey has today been...