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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...
Temple Newsam Christmas

A visit to house’s wonderful workshop is good for your elf

Hidden away, deep inside Temple Newsam House is a fantastically festive creation worthy of Santa’s most enterprising elves. The wonderful workshop will be the latest...
Georgian Library

Experts to reveal secrets of historic house’s hidden library

Decorated with a curious mixture of Roman style pillars, a mysterious fake door and a fully working church organ, it’s a room with a...
Bonfire

Celebrate the magic of Bonfire Night at six Leeds City Council public bonfires

Bonfire Night celebrations in the city are once again set to be marked by six large community bonfires. In what is always a stand out...
Leeds Rhinos

Rhinos lead the charge to get Christmas in Leeds underway

Rugby League heroes The Leeds Rhinos will get the festive season officially underway as guests of honour at this year’s fantastic Leeds Christmas lights...
Leeds Halloween

Dead exciting Halloween horrors at city’s museums and galleries

A spine-tingling programme of Halloween horrors will see historic sites in Leeds taken over by spooky scarecrows, ghosts and witches next week. Venues including Temple...
Bonfire Night

Sponsorship of four popular community public bonfires still available

Businesses in Leeds are once again being offered the opportunity to sponsor one of the city’s fantastic public bonfires, as part of festivities to...
Lotherton Christmas Experience

Enchanting festive extravaganza returns to Lotherton this Christmas

The picturesque grounds of Lotherton will once again be transformed into a unique festive attraction this Christmas. After a hugely successful debut year last year,...
Christkindelmarkt German Christmas Market

Leeds’s famous German market extended to Christmas Eve

The city’s hugely popular annual Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market will return with an extended run this year staying open right up until Christmas Eve. Once...
Light Night 2017

Light Night Leeds sets new benchmark for cultural togetherness

Colourful illuminated benches will help bring people together to experience this year’s stunning Light Night Leeds. The beautiful light benches will be installed on Victoria...

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Lord Mayor Councillor Graham Latty and Councillor Pat Latty

New Lord Mayor of Leeds officially announced

Councillor Graham Latty is the new Lord Mayor of Leeds, following overwhelming support from all parties at the council’s annual meeting this week. Conservative Councillor...
Transport for the North

Statement by Leader of Leeds City Council on rail service standards

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake is to represent northern leaders as part of a new initiative to address rail service standards. Councillor...
Leeds City Centre Northern Street

Completion of £2million Leeds city centre road upgrade works marked

The completion of a major project to carry out £2million of improvements on two key roads in Leeds city centre has been marked this...
Connected and Autonomous vehicles (CAVs)

Five shortlisted to develop ‘Roads for the Future’ and driverless cars

Smart traffic lights, flexible use of kerbsides, segregated driverless zones, and sat-navs learning through artificial intelligence are among the ideas shortlisted today in a...
Snapp Leeds

Leeds young people get snapp happy with photography competition

Teenagers across the city are being given the chance to win vouchers by taking pictures around Leeds city centre and uploading them to new...
Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Leeds City Council

Former baker’s shop gets much-kneaded revamp

A former Victorian bakers at the heart of one of Leeds’s oldest streets has been given a new lease of life thanks to a...
Waddingtons collection

Weird and wonderful vintage games are all above board

For generations, board games have been a tried and tested family favourite in homes all over the world. Classics like Cluedo and Monopoly, both originally...
Gabrielle

Gabrielle to join Tony Hadley for summer spectacular

Tony Hadley has announced his very special guest at Millennium Square in Leeds on Saturday, 21 July will be the iconic artist Gabrielle. The hugely...
Josh Warrington

Statement by leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake regarding Josh Warrington world...

Josh Warrington stuns Lee Selby to win IBF world featherweight title. Josh Warrington made history by becoming the first man from Leeds to win a...
Children and Family Bereavement Service Leeds

Views sought on new Children and Family Bereavement Service for Leeds

Leeds people who have experienced childhood bereavement are being invited to share their thoughts and advice on a brand new Children and Families Bereavement...
Swarcliffe PFI Leeds

Swarcliffe housing project wins international gold award

A transformative scheme to redevelop a 1950s Leeds estate, deliver modern housing and create a sense of community has won a prestigious international partnership...
Foster for Leeds

Become a foster carer and change a child’s life forever

Exceptional people are being sought by Leeds City Council to help change a child’s life forever, by becoming a foster carer and part of...
East Coast Main Line

Response to East Coast Main Line Transport Secretary announcement

Leeds City Council's Leader, Councillor Judith Blake, has made the following response to the announcement by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling that the East Coast...
Go Ape Leeds Temple Newsam Park

Hit the heights at new Temple Newsam Park ‘Go Ape’ attraction

An exciting aerial adventure course has officially opened in a popular east Leeds park this week. Set within the confines of Menagerie Wood in the...
Leeds Rhinos

Rhinos make more sporting history with new museum display

A new display celebrating the extraordinary sporting legacy of the Leeds Rhinos has been unveiled at Leeds City Museum. Featuring vintage photos, kits, programmes and...