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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Leeds German market

Feast of festive sights and sounds as German market returns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Leeds with the return of the city’s hugely popular Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market. Staying open right...
Baby Week Leeds

‘50 things to do before you’re five’ unveiled for Baby Week Leeds

Baby Week Leeds toddles into town for the third time this week with more than 70 events happening across the city! Leeds was the first...
Light Night 2018

Light Night’s glowing goliaths will be out of this world

A group of gigantic, luminous humanoids will land in the city centre for a captivating interplanetary installation at this year’s Light Night Leeds. The mesmerising...
Lets Ride Leeds

HSBC UK Let’s Ride – a fun, free cycling festival comes to Leeds

We’re closing the roads to traffic in Leeds on Sunday 2 September and hosting a street festival for anyone on a bike. Saddle up as...
Temple Newsam

Don’t miss out on Amazing Animals at Temple Newsam Home Farm

A wonderful array of exotic animals and birds are once again set to take centre stage at a popular Leeds farm next week. Held from...
Leeds City Council’s ‘Safe, Strong Communities ’ project

Exciting 12-week skills and activities programme launched in Seacroft

Residents living in Seacroft are being offered the chance to take part in a variety of fun activities and learn new skills as part...
¡VAMOS!

Samba sounds return to square this summer

Millennium Square is set to host a sizzling Sunday of Samba next month when the spectacular ¡VAMOS! festival returns to Leeds. Now in its fourth...
Leeds City Council, The Luna Cinema

Enjoy the magic of cinema under the stars in Millennium Square this summer

Cementing its place as the country’s leading producer of open-air film screenings. The Luna Cinema is delighted to announce that it is partnering with Leeds...
Leeds Wool Festival

History-lovers knitting pretty as wool fest returns

A popular celebration of the city’s centuries of textile heritage will return to Leeds Industrial Museum this weekend. The fifth annual Leeds Wool Festival will...
Lizzie-Deignan-Tour-de-Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire – the four week countdown begins

With just four weeks to go until the Tour de Yorkshire comes to Leeds, here’s everything you need to know to make the most...
Leeds Kirkgate Market

Hop down to Kirkgate Market this Easter for fun activities for all

Children and adults alike will all be well catered for this Easter at Leeds Kirkgate Market with a basket-load of fun and interesting activities...
Temple Newsam

Enjoy the magic of Temple Newsam estate’s Springtime Babies event this Easter

A host of cute animals will be taking centre stage this Easter as Temple Newsam estate prepares to host its annual ‘Springtime Babies’ festivities. Held...
Flamingos at Lotherton bird garden

Flamingos living the high life in luxurious new home

A flock of fabulous flamingos will be in the pink as they spread their wings inside a spectacular new enclosure. The colourfully-feathered birds will explore...
Trinity Leeds

Enjoy the fun of ‘Clubbercise’ at Trinity Leeds on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is once again set to be celebrated at Trinity Leeds with a fun-themed aerobics event. Undertaken as part of the city’s successful...
Leeds Ice Cube

Chill at the Ice Cube this week!

The Ice Cube, returns to Millennium Square this Friday, giving visitors a chance to whizz around the ice under the specially covered outdoor rink. The official...
Mary Gawthorpe

Empowering exhibition celebrates women’s place in history

Inspirational women who have blazed a trail through history are being celebrated in an empowering new exhibition in Leeds. A Woman’s Place? opens at Kirkstall’s...
Leeds Millennium Square Ice Cube

Keep cool at Millennium Square’s Ice Cube in the New Year

The Ice Cube, the city’s coolest attraction, will return to Millennium Square in February 2018, once again providing the opportunity for visitors of all ages...

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Getting into good habits in Leeds

Former smokers in Leeds are a growing band new figures show, as the annual Stoptober campaign comes to an end. Leeds smoking rates are continuing...
Leeds German market

Feast of festive sights and sounds as German market returns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Leeds with the return of the city’s hugely popular Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market. Staying open right...
Baby Week Leeds

‘50 things to do before you’re five’ unveiled for Baby Week Leeds

Baby Week Leeds toddles into town for the third time this week with more than 70 events happening across the city! Leeds was the first...
Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Order a personalised charity Christmas cards and festive gifts to make this Christmas extra...

Show your support for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund by sending your warmest wishes to family and friends with our beautiful range of charity Christmas...
Kirkstall Faith in War and Peace

City’s faiths united in abbey’s war and peace display

Inspiring stories of faith, heroism and compassion are being retold through a collection of powerful artworks and images displayed in the stunning ruins of...
Leeds Primary School places

Applications now open for Leeds primary school places

Parents across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s Reception school place for next September. Parents and carers can visit...
Channel 4 Leeds

Channel 4 chooses to Be the Spark in the Leeds City Region

Channel 4 has confirmed the Leeds City Region will be the home of its new national headquarters. The announcement follows two years of discussions with...
Armley Mills Remembers

Project worker Robyn Carrack with the beautiful new display at Leeds Industrial Museum

Spurred into an unprecedented surge in production by the conflict raging in Europe, Leeds became one of the country’s most important wartime industrial powerhouses. Now...
Empty Homes Doctor Leeds

Variety of support available to bring private empty homes back into use

Owners of private empty properties can apply for interest-free loans of up to £5,000 from Leeds City Council to help their buildings come back...
Leeds LEDs

Senior councillors approve £30m investment in new smart street lights for Leeds

Street lights in Leeds are to be upgraded to make them more energy efficient after a proposal was approved by senior councillors this week. At...
Kirkstall Road floods

Statement on meeting with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey on Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme phase...

A leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment after meeting between a delegation of council leaders and Leeds...
Leeds Breastfeeding Plan

Leeds plan backs breastfeeding as Health Visiting service awarded Gold status by Unicef

Plans for improving rates of breastfeeding in Leeds are set to be discussed at Leeds City Council executive board on 17th October. The new Leeds...
Leeds Station

Councillors endorse transformational HS2 plans for Leeds Station

A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high-speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors endorsed the detailed case for...
Hospitals of the future. For everyone. We have an exciting vision to transform healthcare for patients from Leeds, the wider region and beyond.

Exciting plans revealed at Leeds General Infirmary for adult health services and brand new...

Exciting proposals for a brand-new hospital development to transform Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) were revealed today (Wed 17 October) by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS...
Cultural Cohesion Quality Mark

New cultural cohesion standard for Leeds to be launched by royal appointment

A new quality standard for Leeds encouraging greater cultural cohesion across the city is to be officially launched this week. The new Cultural Cohesion Quality...