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Royal trial text brings Yorkshire’s brutal battles to life: image00019

17 Jun 2024

Royal trial text brings Yorkshire’s brutal battles to life

A centuries-old court report from the infamous trial of King Charles I will be revealed later this month during a fascinating event in Leeds.

The remarkable book was created more than 360 years ago, and recounts in exhaustive detail the unprecedented week-long trial in 1649, which saw the King convicted of tyranny and treason and sentenced to death in the aftermath of the English Civil War.

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Pioneering city centre sculpture leaves lasting legacy in its footsteps: image00009

12 Jun 2024

Pioneering city centre sculpture leaves lasting legacy in its footsteps

An eye-catching Leeds sculpture is walking away after six years on City Square, leaving behind a lasting public art legacy.

Legs Walking has been a feature on the square ever since it was kindly loaned to the city by a private collector in 2018.

The owner, who wishes to remain anonymous, has now asked for it to be returned, which will see the colourful sculpture carefully removed from beside the Mill Hill Chapel this week. The sculpture will remain on public display in a yet-to-be-announced new location in Yorkshire.

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Senior councillors asked to approve plans to consult on proposed changes to transport assistance for post-16 learners with SEND: LCC Colour

11 Jun 2024

Senior councillors asked to approve plans to consult on proposed changes to transport assistance for post-16 learners with SEND

Senior councillors are to be asked for permission to consult on proposed changes to the way Leeds City Council provides transport assistance for post-16 learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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Council pledges support for lasting tribute to Leeds hero Rob Burrow: Rob Burrow-3

11 Jun 2024

Council pledges support for lasting tribute to Leeds hero Rob Burrow

Leeds City Council has confirmed its commitment to commemorating the inspirational life and achievements of the late Rob Burrow.

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07 Jun 2024

General Election 2024 candidates announced for Leeds parliamentary constituencies

The lists of candidates standing for election to parliamentary constituencies in Leeds in the General Election 2024 on July 4 have been published.

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