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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Breeze has Talent 2017

Call-out for talented youngsters for Breeze auditions

A great opportunity for talented young people in Leeds is on offer at the public auditions for the 10th Breeze has Talent competition which...
Leeds Markets

New approaches to social care showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market next Wednesday can get their shopping and thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care support...
Armed Forces Day Leeds 2017

Leeds to mark Armed Forces Day with feast of family-fun activities and events

The courage, dedication and commitment of personnel serving in the British Armed Forces will be recognised in Leeds later this month as part of...
Leeds Wool Festival

Chance to grab a fleece of the action as Wool Fest returns to Armley

The wonderful world of wool will take centre stage as Leeds Industrial Museum hosts the spectacular Leeds Wool Festival this weekend. The event, now in its...
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Vintage Fair for vintage fare at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Visitors to Leeds Kirkgate Market will be able to encounter a fair to delight all vintage collectors and admirers alike. On the first Saturday of...
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Lotherton’s fabulous food festival returns

A fabulous feast of food and drink will return to Lotherton later this month as the estate prepares to host its second annual food...
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Full steam ahead for St George’s Day dragon hunt

Little dragon hunters can follow in the footsteps of St George this weekend as Lotherton celebrates the most patriotic day of the year. The Aberford...
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Don’t miss out on Lord Mayor’s Golf Day next month

Golfers of all abilities will have the chance next month to line-up as a team and aim for the top of the leaderboard, as...
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Thwaite Fete to welcome visitors for Easter extravaganza

One of the city’s most picture perfect attractions will be welcoming visitors to a spectacular new Easter showpiece next weekend. Thwaite Mills in Stourton will...
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Enjoy the delights of Leeds Museums and Galleries this Easter

A feast of family-fun activities and events are set to light up Leeds Museums and Galleries this Easter. Fans of Alice in Wonderland are in...
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Leeds Children’s Mayor spreads the Kind Minds Mission

Schools across the city are being encouraged to spread the message of kindness throughout their communities, by the Leeds Children’s Mayor. As part of her...
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Creative pupils let their pens do the talking

Pupils who have been taking part in a creative writing competition will be awarded for their poetic and literary efforts at a civic ceremony...
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House’s new transforming desk is more than meets the eye

It could well be the world’s oldest and most beautifully made Transformer. And next week, visitors can get an up close look Temple Newsam’s magnificent...
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Celebrate International Women’s Day with a Zumba Dance party at Trinity Leeds

A special celebration of Zumba is to be held at Trinity Leeds to celebrate International Women’s Day. Women of all ages are being offered the...

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Childcare

Only one week left to claim 30 hours childcare from September

Leeds parents are being warned they could miss out on the 30 hours early education entitlement from September if they do not apply for...
Child Friendly Leeds Awards

Young people given opportunity to plan prestigious annual event

Child Friendly Leeds is encouraging young people, aged 11 to 19 years (or 25 with additional needs), to apply to be part of the...
Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee

2023 case study- The Brownlee brothers

They’re the Leeds Olympic heroes who’ve made history on some of the biggest sporting stages in the world. Now Leeds’s triathlete brothers Jonny and...
A Level Leeds

A Level success for Leeds students

Young people in Leeds are celebrating receiving their A-level results today. Over 2900 Leeds pupils received their grades today and should all be proud...
Light Night 2017

Spectacular display set to throw new light on the story of Leeds

A dramatic new projection capturing the spirit, history and heritage of Leeds will illuminate one of the city’s most famous buildings when Light Night...
Leeds Secondary School

Applications now open for Leeds secondary school places

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...
Corinne Bailey Rae

2023 case study- Corinne Bailey Rae

As a two-time Grammy Award winner who’s sold out arenas worldwide, Corinne Bailey Rae has already helped Leeds go global. Now, fresh off a show-stopping...
Abbey House Museum

Object of the week- Lord Mayor’s penny

Ninety years ago, the Lord Mayor of Leeds and his wife became the first people to walk through doors of Abbey House Museum in...
Linton Bridge

Linton Bridge reopening date revealed

Leeds City Council has confirmed the much-anticipated date Linton Bridge will reopen next month following the completion of an extensive repair project. The grade II-listed...
Leeds City Beach

Seaside fun returns as City Beach officially opens this weekend

The great outdoor atmosphere of a visit to the beach will be available right in the heart of the city centre from this Saturday...
Temple Newsam Home Farm

Discover the delights of ‘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 Festival Drug Testing

Statement on Leeds Festival Drug Testing

A Leeds City Council spokesperson said: “Leeds City Council did not refuse to support drugs testing facilities being made available at this year’s Leeds...
CCTV

New parking enforcement measures to increase safety around schools

To increase safety around schools in time for the new school year, Leeds City Council is introducing new measures to tackle parking near schools...
Leeds Discovery Centre

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- Giant squid model

Staring down imposingly from above the store entrance at Leeds Discovery Centre, this giant monster of the deep is one of the more bizarre...
Private William Boynton Butler

Paving stone unveiled in honour of First World War hero in Hunslet

A unique tribute has been unveiled this week to a First World War soldier from Hunslet who was awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) for...