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Sunday, June 25, 2017

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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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Daring theatre project set to Transform Leeds

A ground-breaking new programme of international theatre will take over arts venues across Leeds this spring. The first project to officially get the backing of...
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Leeds Young Film Festival, the UK’s largest family film event, announces programme for 18th...

LEGO, BAFTA KIDS TO DELIVER LIVE SHOWS AND WORKSHOPS, PLUS AARDMAN ANIMATION EXHIBITION UK’S FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR FAMILIES, THE VR ZONE, COMING TO...

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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...
Leeds tower blocks

Tower block sprinkler system update statement

Cllr Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council's Executive Member for Communities said: “It is understandable that residents living in Leeds tower blocks will have a range...
vintage perming machine

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- vintage 1930s perming machine

It may be a hair-raising sight to behold today, but back in 1930s Leeds, this vintage perming machine would have been very much top...
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day celebrations begin in Leeds with flag raising ceremony

The Armed Forces Day flag is once again flying proudly over civic buildings in Leeds as the city comes together this Saturday to recognise...
Leeds Mind

Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great Escape

Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns...
East Leeds Orbital Road

East Leeds plans to deliver major boost for homes and transport

This week will see a significant step forward in plans for one of the biggest infrastructure schemes the council will have delivered in 40...
Finsbury Park attack

Statement regarding Finsbury Park attack

Leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake said: “In a week where communities in Leeds and across the country have celebrated togetherness in the...
OBE Medal

OBE for former Leeds City Council learning improvement officer

A former head of learning improvement at Leeds City Council has been honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list with an OBE. Gail Webb...
Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower minute’s silence to be held today

A minute’s silence for Grenfell Tower Today, Monday 19 June 11am - Victoria Gardens Along with the rest of the United Kingdom, Leeds will observe a...
Yorkshire Water

New water main to be laid in Seacroft

Local residents and commuters in Seacroft are being warned to expect some short-term disruption as from Monday 19th June Yorkshire Water will be installing...
Leeds Elland Road

Growing demand sees Leeds’ Elland Road park and ride services extended

Scheduled Sunday services from Elland Road Park and Ride start at 10.15am this Sunday, 18 June, as part of extended operating hours at the...
National Clean Air Day

City comes together to pledge support to improve air quality

The people of Leeds came out in force to pledge their support to improve air quality in the city as part of the UK’s...
Potts clock

Time for a new chapter in the striking story of historic seaside clock

For generations it faithfully ticked away the minutes and hours as thousands of Yorkshire folk enjoyed a quintessential British summertime getaway. Now Morecambe Promenade railway...
Leeds high rise blocks

Safety at Leeds City Council owned high rise blocks

Following the devastating fire at Grenfell high rise flats in London earlier this week, Leeds City Council is reassuring its tenants that their safety...
Leeds United Foundation Premier League

Football project kicks anti-social behaviour to the corner

Young people taking part in a football project to help address anti-social behaviour in Halton Moor will receive some special visitors tomorrow. The Leeds United...