Classical music sensation Laura Wright and operatic quartet Amore will join Aled Jones in performing at this year’s Opera in the Park at Tem
The biggest arts festival for young people in West Yorkshire comes to Leeds this week with the start of the Breeze International Youth Festi
Leeds City Museum and The Grammar School at Leeds bring you the 'We love Leeds' day
Leeds City Council’s licensing committee today decided to grant a provisional statement for a large casino licence, with conditions, to Glob
Visitors flocked to the free open days at Red Hall Nursery in Leeds over the weekend with one attraction in particular being the focus of at
The service and dedication of head teachers who have clocked up over 280 years’ service between them are to be were honoured at a special re
Bond Court in the city centre of Leeds will be refurbished and upgraded later this year.
The Temple Newsam Estate will echo to the sounds of pop and classical music this summer as the dates have been announced for this year’s Par
Leeds will be the host city for the 60th Anniversary BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The star-studded event will take place on Sunday 15
Council chiefs have given the go ahead to major maintenance and strengthening works to Woodhouse Tunnel on the Leeds Inner Ring Road (IRR).
After extensive consultation about how housing management services should be run in Leeds, a report will be taken to the council’s executive
Two café owners are the first in the city to be prosecuted for flouting the well-established smoking ban by allowing shisha to be smoked.
A contract to provide housing related support services for young people in Leeds has been awarded to Flagship.
Birds of prey, reptiles, tractors and hanging basket masterclasses will all be among the range of attractions on show as Leeds City Council’
Anyone new to gardening is being encouraged to give it a go with cut-price compost bins.
A large-scale projection is to transform the entire façade of Leeds Civic Hall into a vast, animated mechanical clock later this year.
An event to bring together individuals and groups interested in building their own homes will be taking place in Leeds next week.
Elland Road Stadium has been named as one of 13 venues to stage fixtures when Rugby World Cup 2015 comes to England.
Thousands of people are now saving millions of pounds on their fuel bills in warmer, more energy efficient homes.
Sporting heroes from across the city have been showing their support to Leeds pupils who are taking exams this year, by being part of a moti
Leeds city centre will be filled with thousands of people this July as the city hosts a free family-oriented mass-participation Sky Ride for
Leeds is introducing a new ‘neighbourhood approach’ to improving housing standards and bringing empty homes back into use across the city.
A mother-of-one who pretended she was single in order to falsely claim more than £75,000 in benefits over 13 years was today handed a 12 mon
Council chiefs will be discussing moving forward with public consultation regarding the Leeds Site Allocation plan at a meeting of the counc
A new series of workshops, offering advice and guidance for budding entrepreneurs, kicks off this week starting with a session taking place
The chair of the Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (JHOSC) for Yorkshire and Humber has written to the Secretary of State for Hea
The best of disability sport will be showcased in Leeds in the next fortnight with three events taking place.
An historic gown has started life at the landmark site of Leeds manufacturing – Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills.
Rugby League World Cup 2013 fever is starting to take hold in Leeds, with three exciting events taking place during the week which also mar
A pioneering new Leeds service designed to avoid unnecessary admission to hospital or residential care and to support people to leave hospit
A new report highlighting the key role of Leeds’ independent retail sector in maintaining the vibrancy and attractiveness of the city centre
Leeds’ flagship youth hub could soon be run by a community organisation after senior councillors gave the go ahead to start looking for pote
Business leaders from across Yorkshire will be encouraged to think creatively about how they can help the city recruit and retain foster car
This summer, CBBC will be packing its bags and taking the channel on holiday for a live weekend of events in Leeds City Centre
A man from Leeds has been forced to sit up and take notice of rules designed to curb irresponsible dog owners.
More frequent recycling collections for 50,000 Leeds homes start next week.
Foster carers and young people who are leaving care are being given extra support and opportunities following agreement by senior councillor
A landlord has been prosecuted for the second time after putting tenant’s lives in danger from possible carbon monoxide poisoning after a bo
A nationally recognised scheme that acknowledges good landlords in Leeds continues to grow with over 35,000 bedrooms now accredited in the c
A new habitat for local wildlife has been created at the Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds in honour of Her Majesty The Queen.
Free dog chipping events open to local residents.
Leeds City Council’s executive board will be updated on the progress made in establishing the new Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board at their
On time, on budget and on course to be the best new entertainment venue in the world this year- Leeds Arena is already an incredible success
Council chiefs will be asked to approve changes to charging for adult social care services at their executive board meeting next week (Wedne
In a bid to clean up streets and grot spots, the council is set to trial a firmer approach to littering and dog fouling.
In the run up to the launch of more frequent bin collections, information packs are being delivered to tens of thousands of Leeds residents.
A public consultation exercise over creating the city’s first major park and ride scheme at Elland Road could begin next month.
Free sport and fitness sessions are set to start in Leeds later this year in a new health project being run by the city council.
Leeds City Council’s executive board will be asked to approve proposals for a new Assistive Technology Hub to be established in the city at
Leeds City Council has entered into an innovative shared services partnership with Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, with the two loc
Thousands of people are being given an extended chance to reduce their energy bills.
Leeds saw its busiest Easter for many years as shoppers flocked to the city centre following the opening of the new Trinity Leeds shopping c
This year’s Leeds Young Film Festival proved another major success, with over 4,000 people attending screenings and events and potential fil
A Leeds-based builder has realised the error of his ways having been caught leaving rubbish in a flowerbed.
Road shows to help people with new bin services
Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos are to be honoured by their home city by being given the prestigious Leeds Award
Statement following the Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee,Yorkshire and The Humber, meeting on Weds 10 April
Budding photographers in Leeds are being encouraged to focus their lenses on their local park as part of a competition to celebrate nature a
Statement on decision to resume children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary
The final stages of the planning process for the city’s waste treatment facility have been completed and planning permission has been offici
The clock is ticking for householders planning to join the region’s largest communal energy switch programme
Council properties receiving an eco-makeover were unveiled today, revealing transformed homes that are now warmer and cheaper to heat.
Statement issued by the Chair of the Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) for Yorkshire and the Humber
Find out more about the 2013 Northern Art Prize artists at Leeds Art Gallery
Find out more about the 2013 Northern Art Prize artists at Leeds Art Gallery
Leeds is making a pact with disabled children, to put them at the heart of all future decisions which impact them.
Young people who, themselves have experience of the care system say that Leeds children’s services meets all their standards.
A flytipping trip down the garden path has led a Leeds man straight to court.
At a meeting of Leeds City Council’s city plans panel yesterday, councillors looked in detail at the plans for the proposed East Leeds Exten
A local businessman’s profits have taken a hit after being fined for selling cars on the street.
With signs of spring starting to show through the snow, the city’s household waste sorting sites will be returning to longer opening hours.
A new health project which would see leisure centres in Leeds provide free sport and fitness sessions every day has moved a significant step
Two young Leeds filmmakers were given the chance to meet one of the world’s leading directors this week as they appeared on national televis
It is a key date in the diary for one of Leeds’ premier events venues as Millennium Square becomes the latest place to benefit from the city
Parents, carers, pupils and school staff are all being asked for their views on when the school Easter break should be.
A new framework looking at what can be improved in Middleton and Belle Isle has been produced with the help of local residents and businesse
A number of free pitches on the open market at Kirkgate Market are being offered to budding small business owners who want to make their mar
Leeds’s neighbourhood networks, which between them support over 17,000 older people around the city, have been allocated an additional £300,
Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre shows it’s not just plain sailing up at Yeadon Tarn as the Easter holiday activity programme is revealed.
As Trinity Leeds opens it's doors today, Leeds City Council welcomes this new shopping and leisure development in the heart of the city.
Fans of hit television show ‘Downton Abbey’ should head to Lotherton Hall in Leeds from this week for a glimpse of some real-life history.
A piece of Britain’s industrial heritage which has been on display in Leeds for more than 25 years is to be given a new lease of life.
Council chiefs have agreed to continue to fund Police Community Service Officers (PCSOs) for a further three years as part of a drive to kee
A celebration of new cinema and some timeless classics will be among the highlights of the 14th Leeds Young Film Festival later this month.
Leeds residents are being invited to take part in a consultation about proposals that could see some of the city’s street lamps being turned
Businesses and apprentices across Leeds were celebrated at the Leeds Apprenticeship Awards 2013 at Civic Hall last night.
Leeds’ own Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams MBE will be the guest of honour at the launch of a new exhibition showcasing local talent th
The Wyke Beck Valley Pride project has taken another step forward with the first of nine entrance features being officially opened next week
A Leeds based collective of young people creating pop-up arts events in the city
Young people who have found themselves on the wrong side of the law are paying back to society by helping run an environmental awareness day
From 1 April 2013, public health staff and funding will transfer from the former Leeds Primary Care Trust, which will cease to exist, to Lee
A High Court challenge regarding the controversial decision to move children's heart surgery services from Leeds General Infirmary has been
Plans to tackle fuel poverty and make homes more energy efficient is to be discussed by senior councillors.
Senior councillors in Leeds are expected to give the go ahead for a public consultation on a new policy for sexual entertainment venues in t
Leeds’ eye-catching Italianate towers could be transferred into the city’s ownership if councillors agree to a proposal for four landmark li
Housing repair contractor Morrison has shown good performance progress since Leeds City Council served a second improvement notice on the co
Leeds council chiefs will meet next week to consider proposals for a £12.3million investment programme for Kirkgate Market.
Meat supplied to Leeds City Council has been found to be contamination-free after testing by West Yorkshire Trading Standards.
Two Olympic divers from Leeds will be role models for a generation of children after agreeing to be Child Friendly Leeds ambassadors.
Motorists who are travelling through Leeds during the night over the next few weeks are being warned to plan ahead
Garden bin collections are set to resume following the winter suspension of the service.
Access to Leeds city centre and Little London will again be much smoother thanks to the reopening of the Lovell Park Road bridge next week
Families applying for their child’s secondary school place have received good news this week
Officers on the council’s graduate programme have come first in the Young Local Authority of the Year competition with their arguments aroun
The Leeds Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) has recruited its first apprentice for a business customer.
Further developing the concept of ‘civic enterprise’ in Leeds to improve people’s lives will be the focus of a special session of the full c
Energy users across Leeds can save hundreds of pounds on their gas and electricity bills by joining a new scheme to reduce prices.
Employment Leeds is hosting a business breakfast to promote the support and advice services available to small and medium sized businesses i
Leeds Rhinos will be attending a civic reception with their World Club Challenge opponents Melbourne Storm on 21 February 2013.
Gipton children’s centre is showing commitment to celebrating diversity and standing up to racism in their community by joining up to a race
The management team at Leeds Arena has revealed today that, ahead of the venue’s official opening this September, heartland rock hero and wo
Views are being invited on a review of polling arrangements for the Leeds City Council area and the governance of parish and town councils
Senior Leeds councillors have been discussing proposals to create more primary school places to meet the ever increasing demand across the c
Educational attainment in Leeds is improving at all stages despite the city facing challenging times.
Home delivery specialist Expert Logistics has opened a new distribution depot at Garforth, Leeds, creating 70 new jobs as part of a £1.5M in
Pupils at a south Leeds school have taken part in a fun filled eco-week to re-invigorate their commitment to the environment.
Leeds City Council’s executive board will be asked to approve recommendations to reconfigure council-run mental health day services at their
The thousands of students who missed out on a grade C in GCSE English because of last summer’s grading fiasco will not have their papers reg
The City of Leeds diving stars began the year in fine style with an impressive showing at the British Gas Diving Championships at the weeken
Leeds City Council has been asked to review the funding arrangements for the Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck project.
Two of Leeds’ most deprived communities are in line to benefit from a major a programme of investment in their homes and the local environme
The scheme to protect Leeds city centre from the risk of flooding was today given the green light after government funding of £32.5million w
The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Keith Wakefield today revealed “protecting essential services by making painful decisions we cou
Leeds City Council’s executive board will be asked to approve plans to shape the future of older people’s extra care housing and residential
Council chiefs will be asked to give the green light to a consultation about the future of four day centres for older people in the city at
City plans panel approved an application, subject to legal agreements and conditions, for Veolia to build an incinerator.
Young people who are not in work or education have attended a special careers exploration event to meet with potential employers and find ou
Up to 18 new homeowners in Leeds are in line to secure their first houses after taking part in a mortgage deposit scheme supported by Leeds
A landlord with several multi-occupied properties in Leeds has been fined for disregarding tenant safety.
A consultation to determine how council housing should be run in Leeds starts today (Friday 1 February 2013).
People who may be affected by the Government’s changes to benefits are being invited to attend a roadshow in their local area.
The recovery plan to get bin collections back on track is well underway.
Motorists warned of temporary closure of Clay Pit Lane
All Leeds City Council-managed sports pitches are available to return to use this weekend, although due to the wet conditions matches going
Leeds City Council has retained its place in the top 100 of the Stonewall Equality Index this year.
A new two-part exhibition showcasing the beauty of nature through photography begins at Leeds City Museum tomorrow (Friday Feb 1).
The crime fighting partnership, Safer Leeds has put in place five key priorities for 2013.
Refuse collectors are making every effort to get bin collections back on track.
A rare watercolour painting by famed Leeds artist John Atkinson Grimshaw not seen in the city for more than 30 years has returned home after
Leeds City Council has warmly welcomed Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin's announcement of a high-speed rail link to Leeds as part of t
A negligent landlord in Leeds has been fined £2800 and ordered to pay costs of £2993 plus a £15 victim surcharge, after failing to comply wi
Refuse collectors have been braving the cold to collect bins but with more snow forecast the council is warning that there may be further di
Due to the continued ground conditions and further severe weather expected on Friday, all Leeds City Council-managed sports pitches will be
The Ice Cube returns to Millennium Square in Leeds this week with even more exciting new additions for visitors to enjoy.
A service in Leeds is encouraging people who take care of loved ones with long term health conditions to register so they can benefit from a
Leeds City Council held an event on 23 January 2013 to acknowledge the volunteering achievements of a group of women from different migrant
A new housing support service for people with mental health needs in the city has been developed.
Game fair organiser is fined for illegal advertising.
Leeds City Council is offering advice to help keep people warm and well and reduce fuel bills during the cold snap.
As part of improving open green spaces in Leeds, three projects have just been awarded almost £400,000 to boost facilities and improve the a
A new campaign to tackle begging in the city centre of Leeds is being launched.
A west Leeds takeaway is counting the cost of not obeying licensing regulations after being fined £15,000 plus costs at Leeds Magistrates’ c
A Leeds woman has been dealt a substantial fine after allowing her dog to roam unattended, breaching the dog control order in force across L
The Tour de France, the world’s largest annual sporting event which begins in Leeds in 2014, route has been announ
A project which supports children and young people with mental health needs is being rolled out to all schools in the city.
Due to the current frozen ground conditions and severe weather expected, all Leeds City Council-managed sports pitches will be unavailable f
Even more Leeds residents will benefit from energy efficient home improvements with extra funding just announced.
Winner of this year’s Leeds Children’s Mayor Oliver will be presenting his ideas to get families and children outside and be healthy in Leed
Marks & Spencer is going back to its roots and opening a stall in the place where the famous brand first started at Kirkgate Market in 1884.
A family who have harassed communities in east Leeds for a number of years have been banned from entering certain parts of the area.
One of Leeds’ most iconic figures will be leaving the city for the first time in 30 years this week
Work on the refurbishment of Dortmund Square in Leeds city centre which will see a signature tree planted in honour of Her Majesty The Queen
Talks are to continue over the future of two golf courses in Leeds after their possible closure was put on hold for a year.
Leeds City Council has commented on the announcement from the Department of Health that it will receive £36.8m to deliver its public health
Twitter users are being encouraged to follow Leeds City Council’s new real-time traffic and travel Twitter account; @LeedsTravelInfo to help
Grants and loans are now available for energy efficient home improvements.
A man from Harehills faces a hefty bill for leaving dog dirt on the pavement.
A Leeds retailer is paying the price for failing to deal with rubbish from his business.
The photographer responsible for bringing our natural sciences collections to life in a new exhibition
Out of Africa at Leeds City Museum finishes in 2013
All are welcome at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 27 January at 2pm for the Holocaust Memorial Day event to mark the anniversary of the liberatio
Leeds City Council signed up to making the city a dementia friendly community last year, as part of a nationwide initiative led by the Alzhe
The annual Ice Cube returns to Millennium Square in Leeds in the new year with the dates now confirmed for the popular winter attraction.
Work is due to be carried out on Leeds Bridge from 7 January 2013.
The countdown to the opening of the new £28m Holt Park Active wellbeing centre begins this week with the closure of the existing leisure cen
Plans to create a new conservatory for visitors at Golden Acre Park will be discussed by senior councillors in Leeds in the new year.
Leeds City Council is leading the way in stimulating housing growth in the city.
Leeds City Council will look at the way housing management services are delivered at a meeting of the executive board on 9 January 2013.
People are being asked for their views on plans to make Tranmere Park, Guiseley, a conservation area.
Leeds’ West North West Youth Offending Team has been spreading a bit of Christmas cheer to older people in west Leeds this year by organisin
A group of young people with disabilities enjoyed an action packed weekend away from home at Leeds’ very own Herd Farm Activity Centre.
A new orbital road for East Leeds is essential to meet the anticipated major increase in the numbers of people who need new homes in the com
Briggate becomes one of the first city centre retail areas in the country to offer free Wi-Fi this week allowing Leeds Christmas visitors to
A south Leeds man found himself on the naughty list earlier this month after failing to clear his eyesore garden.
Party revellers in Leeds are being advised to heed some simple warnings to make sure they get home safely this Christmas.
People could switch energy suppliers and save hundreds if a new fuel switching project gets off the ground.
Visitors to Tropical World in Leeds will be able to experience the festive spirit with a difference next week as the popular Totally Tropica
Better Lives Explained gives a local account of Leeds
A consultation about parking in the city centre of Leeds begins this week
Burglars in east Leeds are being securely bolted out as the 10,000th new secure lock has been fitted to a tenant’s house.
The organisers of the Leeds International Film Festival are celebrating after attracting record-breaking audiences.
The striking beauty of the Yorkshire landscape and how it is portrayed in literature is the subject of a new exhibition at Leeds Central Lib
Thousands will benefit from energy efficient home improvements and advice this winter.
Leeds City Council has welcomed today's announcement that Leeds Arena will open on Wednesday September 4 2013 with a performance from Elton
The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Keith Wakefield has warned of having to make decisions “more challenging than any of us imagined
The Carriageworks in Leeds is the place to go for the magic of the Christmas pantomime as the festive favourite ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ has
Senior councillors in Leeds will next week discuss a major refurbishment of one of the most popular visitor attractions in the city.
Children from two Leeds primary schools took over Leeds City Council’s communications team for one day last week to help spread the ‘anti-li
A programme developed by Leeds youth offending team to help girls at risk of offending, has won two industry awards this month.
Leeds is set to host the second Apprenticeship Awards and is looking for nominations for the city wide event.
Safer Leeds is again enlisting taxi marshalls for the run up to Christmas along with trying out new measures to enhance public safety for th
An alleyway in south Leeds that has caused problems with anti social behaviour over the last few years will now be secured by the installati
A series of free Christmas mini-concerts with a difference will be held in Leeds City Centre this December.
Leeds City Council has announced how almost £200k in grant funding will be allocated to voluntary organisations in the city. This is in add
Meeting to discuss the state of Leeds
A unique new agency launches this week that will create hundreds of careers for young people by giving the city’s businesses an affordable a
Creative gardeners in Leeds are to have the chance to have their ideas brought to life outside one of the most famous buildings in the city
Leeds City Council committed to introducing weekly food waste collections despite funding being turned down.
Historic memorabilia from one of the longest-running businesses in Leeds city centre will go on display at Abbey House Museum this weekend.
Leeds is once again showing support for the White Ribbon campaign against domestic violence.
Homes in south Leeds have seen a 39% reduction in burglaries compared with the same period last year.
People in Leeds are taking the chance to show off their budgeting and decision-making skills in order to help the city council save £40m nex
Safer Leeds is making significant progress defeating anti social behaviour in the city.
A man from south Leeds has been fined thousands of pounds for allowing rubbish to rot in his yard.
As part of National Road Safety week pupils at Sharp Lane Primary school are taking part in a competition to design posters to raise awarene
Several local elections took place in parish and town council areas of Leeds on November 15 2012. There was voting in the by-election for th
Residents in south Leeds are being asked for their opinions on what changes they would like to see in the local area.
Businesses throughout Leeds city centre are being encouraged to sign up to a new free emergency alert system to make sure the city is prepar
Statement on proposed closure of children's heart surgery unit in Leeds
Failure to remove unauthorised advertising at the side of the road has driven a car sales company to court.
Work will begin next week on a makeover to Dortmund Square in Leeds city centre which will include the planting of a signature tree in honou
A landlord and his builder have been fined for allowing waste to be flytipped at a Leeds beauty spot.
The first official announcement of an act to play at Leeds Arena has been revealed as JLS, who will be performing on 20 December 2013.
The first areas to benefit from more frequent recycling collections have been unveiled.
A former pupil of Harehills Primary school will be guest of honour at the Houses of Parliament after a healthy school meals logo that she de
Leeds City Council and the NHS in Leeds have come together to raise awareness of Self Care Week 2012 which is taking place from 12 - 18 Nove
A Leeds landlord is counting the cost of letting his workmen illegally dump furniture and waste in the street.
The countdown to Rugby League World Cup 2013 picks up pace today (Thursday 8 November) as the prestigious silverware comes to Leeds, exactly
Halloween may have passed but horror fans in Leeds can earn the chance to experience another extra special fright courtesy of the Leeds Inte
Musical performers and local Leeds world champion sports stars are among the line-up at this week’s Christmas Lights Switch-On.
Leeds City Council has closed down a ‘party house’ in east Leeds after a tenant caused months of nuisance for the neighbours.
Leeds City Council has continued to support over 12,000 vulnerable households and over 14,000 people even with budget pressures to its Sup
Council chiefs will consider selling off a dated sheltered housing development to allow for a possible new affordable housing scheme for old
Leeds will celebrate Bonfire Night on Monday with six free public displays.
A Leeds city centre car park is reopening after a multi-million pound face-lift.
Leeds City Council has expressed its concern over an ongoing delay by a government contractor in providing accommodation for asylum seekers
This year’s Leeds International Film Festival starts in style this week as the opening gala screening ‘Argo’ has proved so successful a seco
The popular German Christmas market returns to Leeds next week with a bigger than ever festive offering.
Rugby League World Cup 2013 celebrated the ‘one year to go’ mark on Friday October 26 2012, with a truly international press conference.
Young people are being asked to put their maths skills to the test to help Leeds City Council make important decisions about how to save mil
People will be in for a fright when they visit Lotherton Hall over the half term week as the estate has been taken over by scarecrows.
Safer Leeds has announced the top three priorities for Leeds in terms of community safety which form part of the partnerships aim to make th
The nationally commended Leeds Children’s Mayor competition is up and running again and voting has started on the top 10 manifestos.
Leeds City Council is getting on board with Big Energy Saving Week.
Comment on Jonathan Brownlee becoming world triathlon champion
Senior councillors in Leeds have agreed their preferred bidders to run two new primary schools for the city, which were announced earlier th
Fans of James Bond will have a licence to thrill at Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills this week as a unique piece of 007 memorabilia g
Health and social care professionals plus representatives from the voluntary sector in Leeds attended an awareness raising event today (17 O
The next stage of the Kirkgate Market project is now live and members of the public are being asked to give their opinions on twelve possibl
This month Leeds City Council’s meals at home service is linking up with West Yorkshire Trading Standards to support their ‘Scams and fraud
A year after being given the honour of being accepted as a qualifying event for the Oscars®, the Leeds International Film Festival is celebr
A landlord who refused to gain a selective licence for the property he rents out has now had to pay over 10 times what the licence would hav
The current Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson will be in Leeds next week paying a special visit to Holt Park Community Library next week.
Hundreds of people in Leeds will be some of the first in the UK to benefit from an energy efficient home makeover.
Leeds residents have just over two weeks left to claim their free insulation from Wrap Up Leeds.
Leeds City Council is offering valuable work experience to offenders in a new pilot project.
Work is taking place overnight to resurface the Armley Gyratory, which may result in some delays and diversions.
An event hosted by Leeds City Council about neighbourhood planning has attracted a wide range of people from communities across Leeds.
Senior councillors in Leeds will next week discuss a proposal to keep Garforth Squash and Leisure Centre under council management.
A new £1billion upgrade of the transport infrastructure in Leeds and the wider region will be discussed by senior councillors next week.
A new centre is opening at the White Rose Shopping Centre to offer people advice on jobs and access to learning and skills training.
Young disabled adults are having a double celebration this week, with a brand new place to learn and a more secure future for their educatio
The possibility of Leeds hosting the start of the world’s greatest cycle race the Tour de France will be debated by senior councillors next
Ben Affleck’s new comic thriller ‘Argo’ has been announced as the opening gala screening at this year’s Leeds International Film Festival.
A Leeds resident has been fined for continuing to leave their bins out on the street for five months.
The education leaders who will be speaking at a Leeds summit next week to keep the GCSE grading issue live have been announced today.
Striking projections onto two major Leeds landmarks will be among the must-see attractions as Light Night takes over the city centre this Fr
Leeds Older People Matter Food Group picked up an award at the National Association for Care Catering Awards 2012 last week in recognition o
Golfers in Leeds will have the chance to celebrate Europe’s stunning Ryder Cup victory in style this week.
Head teachers in Leeds are calling upon education leaders to attend a summit to discuss and debate the national GCSE grading issue.
Local people who gave up their own time to help make Olympic events taking place in Leeds a big success were thanked at a civic reception th
Three of the young City of Leeds divers who competed in the London 2012 Olympic Games return to action next month as they take part in the F
This week is International Active Ageing Week 2012 (23 to 29 September), and Leeds City Council is keen to promote the benefits of keeping m
Anyone inspired by the feast of tennis shown at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games or Andy Murray’s history-making success a
Information is needed about a shocking case of abuse that has resulted in a puppy being put down.
Venues across Leeds will be showing off their dark side for an evening of unique entertainment next month as the annual Light Night takes pl
A new community centre in Gipton is to be named after Dame Fanny Waterman in recognition of the inspirational work she has done with the you
A large former council property in Chapeltown has just been refurbished by Unity Housing Association to return it to a six bedroom family
British swimming legend Duncan Goodhew will be in Leeds next Monday inspiring potential stars of the future.
Schools in Leeds are being rewarded for recycling old electronic equipment that might otherwise have ended up in landfill.
This year South Leeds Music Centre will be celebrating over 40 years of music-making for children, families and the local community.
Residents are being reminded that bin yards are their responsibility after two occupiers were taken to court for failing to clean up theirs.
The groundbreaking deal which will see powers and funding to boost jobs and growth transferred from national government to the Leeds City Re
Tropical World in Roundhay will be closed on Thursday morning (20 September) as essential utilities work is being carried out on Princes Ave
A new project which will see communities working together to grow food across Leeds is to be officially launched in the city this week.
A family bike ride is being held on 22 September to celebrate the opening of a new section of Leeds core cycle network.
The Lord Mayor of Leeds is opening Civic Hall up to members of the public this weekend.
Three dog owners in Leeds are licking their wounds having been prosecuted for flouting dog control orders.
Recent record breaking recycling figures have been broken yet again, showing that Leeds is winning the ‘war on waste’ (WOW).
As part of progressing the neighbourhood plan in Holbeck a walkabout event is being held this weekend.
Council staff are celebrating after cleaning up with a nationally recognised qualification.
The improved A65 in Leeds was officially opened today marking the completion of a new £21million public transport scheme, which is set to de
The extent of littering was made clear today when rubbish collected from city centre streets was piled high on Briggate.
The Leeds-based stars of the London 2012 Paralympic Games will be honoured at a special celebration event in the city this Thursday.
Users of mental health day centres run by the council in Leeds are being invited to a series of consultation events to give their views abo
The clock is now ticking for anyone who has yet to contact Wrap Up Leeds for their free insulation.
Leeds City Council has teamed up with Leeds Building Society to help more first-time buyers in the city onto the housing ladder.
A sprinkling of Christmas spirit came early to Leeds this week with the launch of The Carriageworks festive pantomime.
Leeds residents are being urged to put on their walking shoes and support the Alzheimer’s Society 2012 Memory Walk.
The leaders of all political parties on Leeds City Council have joined forces to lobby the government on strict new criteria which could see
A scheme to help over 2000 troubled families in Leeds turn their lives around is being launched this week.
All time high recycling records set last year are being smashed according to the latest figures from Leeds City Council.
Essential work to repair Shaftesbury footbridge in Harehills will begin on 10 September 2012.
A Leeds city centre restaurant has been fined for serious food safety offences found in an unannounced inspection after reports of salmonell
Leeds is looking to find a new, more effective way forward for how it deals with major planning applications.
Final preparations are being made at historic Kirkstall Abbey for this weekend’s spectacular Classical Fantasia.
Senior councillors will be asked next week to give the go ahead for consultation about parking in Leeds city centre
Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss how to capitalise on the success of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games
Proposals for new, high quality green space at Sovereign Street in Leeds are coming before councillors for approval.
Leeds City Council is launching a new consultation around a possible new tenancy strategy for 2013-15.
The Paralympic Flame will be appearing in Leeds this weekend ahead of the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games next week.
Young people across Leeds are celebrating their GCSE results with initial figures suggesting 2012 is another successful year for pupils in t
The closure of the A58M Inner Ring Road in both directions will start at 8pm on Saturday 1 September and will last until 5am on Monday 3 Sep
Leeds City Council understands that one of the country’s main examination boards - AQA - have changed the grading system they use for Englis
A scheme to boost the attainment of economically disadvantaged two-year-olds across Leeds is going from strength to strength.
Locals in Chapeltown will be able to see a new way of preventing crime and anti-social behaviour
Third sector organisations will have another chance to bid for grants of up to £10,000
Leeds to pioneer new way of funding care
Early signs suggest young people in Leeds will be celebrating again today (16 August) after achieving top grades in their A-level exams.
Young people with disabilities in Leeds will be able to sample their own taste of the forthcoming London 2012 Paralympic Games by attending
Leeds City Council is starting a consultation around a recommendation to extend the current permanent gypsy and traveller site at Cottingley
A new website and smartphone application have been launched to help pub, bar and club owners to work together and deal with drinking related
Congestion busting bus scheme ready to go
At a celebration event on Millennium Square last night, over 5,000 people turned out to show their support for the Leeds Athletes
A welcoming home celebration for all the Leeds athletes that have competed in the London 2012 Olympics will be held on Millennium Square
Congratulations to Nicola Adams for winning gold
Wellington Street in Leeds city centre is to close from Monday 13 August to Friday 24 August for essential resurfacing.
Families from across Crossgates, Manston and Swarcliffe took to the tracks last week in their own mini Olympics.
In order to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games, running tracks of various lengths have been marked in 19 community parks across the city
The achievement of brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee in winning gold and bronze medals in today’s triathlon
A major housing project has moved another step closer to completion after the council has been given the go ahead to provide funding for the
The A58M Leeds Inner Ring Road is to be closed to traffic in both directions the weekend of Friday 10 August to Monday 13 August
An extra 367 tonnes of rubbish was collected by Leeds City Council as students packed up their digs for the summer.
Leeds will be aiming for the top this week as the city is assessed for the national title in the prestigious Britain in Bloom Awards.
It may be the start of the summer holidays but families with children starting secondary school in September 2013 can start applying for the
The show garden which secured back-to-back gold medals for Leeds at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show will this week be unveiled in its new perman
The echoes of the past were replaced by the sound of tapping keyboards at Leeds City Museum this weekend as a special overnight event took p
Leeds will be alive with the sound of song this summer, with a whole host of singing opportunities for people of all ages.
Leeds will be offering up a feast of sporting action over the coming weeks as the city celebrates all the action at the London 2012 Olympic
A Leeds landlord has been prosecuted for failing to keep a rented property in East End Park, Leeds in a liveable condition.
A newly launched website dedicated to helping people find affordable housing has seen unprecedented traffic
A South Leeds builder dug himself into a hole after illegally dumping building waste when excavating a cellar.
Leeds City Council has committed to invest over £53million in its housing stock over the next year.
Free insulation could be the key to keeping your home cool now that summer has decided to put in an appearance.
Statement regarding outcome of Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Yorkshire and the Humber) meeting 24 July 2012
A first phase of the prestigious new Eastgate Quarters development in Leeds, which includes a flagship John Lewis store, could be open by au
The UK’s biggest annual free outdoor pop event went down a storm with 70,000 lucky Leeds residents today.
Wrap Up Leeds is offering to clear lofts to make sure disabled or visually impaired people don’t miss out on free insulation.
A health watchdog representing 15 councils across the Yorkshire and Humber region is meeting at Leeds Civic Hall next week
Leeds will launch ambitious plans to become a child friendly city during this week’s Royal visit.
While the eyes of the world may be turning to London for the 2012 Olympic Games, one sport in Leeds is already looking ahead to Rio in 2016.
The untold stories behind a unique collection of artefacts some of which have never been on public display before will be told in a new exhi
Crowds of excited people lined the streets today to give a warm welcome to Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburg
A hoard of historic golden treasure found in the Leeds area which dates back to the seventh century has this week been named among the top 5
Leeds City Council’s executive board has given the go ahead for a public consultation to take place regarding proposals to changes in chargi
Leeds City Council is stepping up its efforts to turn a vision of a cleaner, greener city into a reality.
The proposal to unite armed forces members and Leeds City Council has been agreed
Classic FM presenters John Suchet and Margherita Taylor have been announced as the hosts for this weekend’s Opera in the Park at Temple News
Smoking proved to be an even more expensive habit for one Leeds man after being fined for throwing a cigarette away.
Council chiefs in Leeds will be asked to approve the establishment of the Leeds Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) at a meeting of the exe
Leeds council chiefs will be discussing plans to reduce the number of council offices in the city centre
Leeds is busy making major preparations for a very high-profile visit this week as the city is set to welcome Her Majesty The Queen and His
The dedication of dog wardens has paid off after they rescued a stray on the run for four months.
The Leeds athletes bidding for glory at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games were given a special send-off at Civic Hall today
If successful, a funding bid could see the amount, type and frequency of waste collection services in Leeds change dramatically.
To make recycling across the city even easier, recycling banks for unwanted gizmos and gadgets are being placed in a number of Leeds schools
Following the announcement to close the children’s heart unit in Leeds, a motion confirming the council’s support for an appeal to the Secre
A portrait painting at the centre of a royal mystery from one of the most dramatic periods in English history is the latest attraction to go
The leader of Leeds City Council hailed today’s government announcement of a City Deal transferring powers and spending to the City Region a
A vehicle seized after being used to illegally dump waste has been sold with the money being used to buy extra equipment to combat environme
KPMG has agreed terms to occupy a new 60,000 sq ft office development, which will be the first of three buildings proposed around a new area
Go-ahead for Leeds to have the UK's first modern trolleybus network will deliver a massive boost for the region's economic recovery.
The Leeds Visitor Centre has been highlighted as one of the best in Yorkshire after being shortlisted for the prestigious White Rose Awards.
Leeds City Council condemns today’s decision by the Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts to close the children’s heart surgery unit in Lee
The date and ticket information for this Classical Fantasia at Kirkstall Abbey have been announced.
People with a learning disability voted that feeling safe and being able to get a job were their top priorities at an event at Leeds Civic H
The Wrap Up Leeds team will be on hand to sign residents up for free insulation as they take in the sights and sounds of this weekend’s Leed
A project testing a new approach to improving the cleanliness of streets has been so successful that it’s now being used in other parts of L
A business in one of the council’s new environment improvement zones has taken a hit to its bottom line for not dealing with its rubbish pro
To celebrate their fantastic new school building, Oulton Primary School is holding a Grand Opening and summer fair next week.
Pupils at Boston Spa School have fired up their interest in DIY as part of their Young Fire Fighters training.
The government has approved a bid for Holbeck to be one of the first inner-city areas in the country to prepare a neighbourhood plan.
Watershed Packaging has announced plans to build a brand new manufacturing facility at Thornes Farm, becoming the first company to take adva
The Olympic Torch Relay has been hailed as an ’incredible success’ after attracting estimated crowds of 200,000 people to see it during its
Anyone who has been affected by flooding in Leeds is being advised to report incidents to ensure they receive the support they need.
A pair of running spikes signed by the ‘fastest man on earth’ Usain Bolt have gone on display today in Leeds City Museum.
Opera, dancing and competitions will be taking over Leeds Markets from next week for the start of the national Love Your Local Market fortni
Leeds City Council has launched a full scale operation to help keep streets clean as students pack up their digs for the summer.
People are being asked what they think about Shadwell and how it could be improved as its conservation area is reviewed.
Proposals to implement a brand new approach to local authority funded residential and nursing placements for older people in Leeds, were wel
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