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20
July
2017
A weekend of fun activities for children and families is taking place in Leeds city centre this Saturday and Sunday (22 and 23 July) – all part of Child Friendly Leeds fifth birthday celebrations, and everyone is invited to come along and ...
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20
July
2017
For 50 years it’s been one of the most flamboyant and spectacular dates in the city’s cultural calendar. Now the pioneers behind the phenomenally successful Leeds West Indian Carnival have pledged their support to the city’s bid ...
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19
July
2017
Leeds residents and businesses owners will be able to have their say on one of the city’s largest transport and housing programmes from next week. A series of drop in events and special pages on Leeds City Council’s website will provide ...
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19
July
2017
Sent on behalf of British Triathlon: The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has today confirmed the ITU World Triathlon Series will return to the city of Leeds for a third successive year on 9 and 10 June 2018. Leeds joins Bermuda, Abu Dhabi, ...
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17
July
2017
Sent on behalf of Leeds City Region: Leeds City Region confirmed it is bidding for the relocation of Channel 4 operations and in partnership with Screen Yorkshire has developed an ambitious bid to host key elements of Channel 4 ...
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17
July
2017
With a new season of the epic Game of Thrones back on television screens later tonight, Leeds libraries is ready to celebrate in style this Saturday. In what promises to be something not to be missed for lovers of the award winning books and TV ...
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14
July
2017
Online trolls have targeted the personal Twitter account of the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Jane Dowson, and put out a fake post abusing a number of communities with her image cut and pasted on it. Councillor Jane Dowson ...
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07
July
2017
The journey towards making Leeds a cultural focal point for the whole of Europe will discussed at a meeting of the city’s senior councillors. Leeds City Council’s executive board will meet on July 17 to consider three pivotal reports ...
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06
July
2017
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF VISITLEEDS VisitLeeds have announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded that Leeds welcomed 27.29 million tourism visits in 2016, a 4.2% ...
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05
May
2017
Three spectacular cultural showpieces in Leeds have officially joined the ranks of some of Europe’s most prestigious arts events. Light Night Leeds, the Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) and Compass Festival have this week become ...
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21
March
2017
Big name stars from Leeds have joined the growing call to see their home city named European Capital of Culture 2023. Chart-topping Leeds rockers The Kaiser Chiefs and Grammy Award-winner Corinne Bailey Rae have thrown their weight behind the bid ...
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