Leeds City Council - Archive

2019
05
December
2019
| 13:44 Europe/London
The management, players, backroom team and all club staff associated with Don Revie’s unforgettable Leeds United team of the 1960s and 1970s have been awarded the city’s highest civic honour. This follows a special ceremony held at Leeds Civic Hal...
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27
November
2019
| 13:20 Europe/London
Newly on display, the story of Leeds City Museum’s magnificent long-finned pilot whale has never been more relevant. The bones of the 152-year-old aquatic animal have been reassembled and hung from the ceiling of the museum as part of a new eco-aw...
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25
November
2019
| 14:43 Europe/London
Landlord Jack Collins of Woodlea Road, Yeadon, has been hit with court fines for a fourth time for failing to properly manage his rental properties. On 18 November 2019, Mr Collins was found guilty and ordered to pay £25,324.60 within two months for ...
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18
November
2019
| 15:59 Europe/London
Consultation has started today in Leeds on plans for a new special free school for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The number of children and young people with SEND living in Leeds has increased ov...
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15
November
2019
| 09:00 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is inviting operators of heavy goods vehicles and non-scheduled buses and coaches to apply for a third round of financial support to help owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles prepare for the Clean Air Charging Z...
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14
November
2019
| 18:19 Europe/London
The list of candidates standing in Leeds parliamentary constituencies in the general election on Thursday 12 December has been announced. The list can be seen at https://www.leeds.gov.uk/your-council/elections/parliamentary-general-election​ of al...
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14
November
2019
| 17:24 Europe/London
Sexual health charities, Leeds City Council and the NHS are gearing up for National HIV Testing week starting Saturday 16th November with an increase in community based testing opportunities for HIV across the city. This year the national campaign...
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07
November
2019
| 16:44 Europe/London
Sent on behalf of the Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership: Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Jasvinder Sanghera CBE as its new Independent Chair. The LSCP is an independent in...
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05
November
2019
| 16:34 Europe/London
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY AND LEEDS CITY COUNCIL People who live and work in west Leeds are being invited to come along to two drop-in events this month to view the first of the detailed proposals for the second phase of the L...
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05
November
2019
| 10:31 Europe/London
The future of parks and green spaces is the focus of a fun public event at Leeds City Museum later this week. Combining a free exhibition based on research from the University of Leeds, with the launch of a public consultation on the city council’...
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30
October
2019
| 12:04 Europe/London
Six large community bonfires will once again mark Bonfire Night in style this year in Leeds. In what is always an occasion not to be missed for all the family, free public bonfires organised by Leeds City Council will be held in the following loca...
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29
October
2019
| 16:25 Europe/London
Essential bridge maintenance works to Regent Street Flyover are taking place. Starting today until Thursday 31 October, Leeds City Council will carry out bridge propping work below Regent Street Flyover. This will improve the city’s resilience and...
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25
October
2019
| 16:19 Europe/London
The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has written to the government this week expressing the need for a decision to be made over the remaining funding for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme. Councillor Blake ha...
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21
October
2019
| 15:04 Europe/London
Families are being advised to get their applications for secondary school places in now with the deadline less than two weeks away. Parents and carers in Leeds have until Thursday 31 October to get their preferences in for those children starting ...
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17
October
2019
| 16:36 Europe/London
The famous Leeds United side of the 1960s and 1970s managed by Don Revie are to be honoured with the city’s highest civic honour. This follows a special announcement made by the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake at a civic rece...
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14
October
2019
| 11:34 Europe/London
A transformational £18.25 million project will support 14,000 residents across Leeds and Bradford to improve their skills and significantly increase their prospects of moving into employment. The funding has been awarded by the Department of Work ...
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11
October
2019
| 12:11 Europe/London
Residents are being asked for their views on proposed introduction of legislation designed to tackle anti-social behaviour in North West Leeds. Currently in Leeds there are 18 Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), introduced in 2017 under the A...
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11
October
2019
| 11:01 Europe/London
Anti-social behaviour injunctions have been served this week on a group of youths responsible for a range of anti-social behaviour which has blighted an east Leeds community. This follows steps taken by Leeds City Council’s Safer Leeds anti-social...
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09
October
2019
| 11:32 Europe/London
Proposals for a new road-safety park, family cycle trails and a potential new event space on the current Temple Newsam golf course site are set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. As part of a meeting of Leeds City Council’s executive...
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08
October
2019
| 13:34 Europe/London
A new service has been launched to improve children and young people’s health and wellbeing in Leeds. The 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service will for the first time bring together health visiting, school nursing services and oral health...
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08
October
2019
| 12:53 Europe/London
Revealed today are updated plans to transform The Corn Exchange City Centre Gateway. The Council’s Connecting Leeds team are consulting on transport plans which cover an area around The Corn Exchange and adjoining streets, including Call Lane, Low...
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07
October
2019
| 15:42 Europe/London
An exciting new Community Hub and library has opened its doors in a historic Leeds market this month as the city marks National Libraries Week in style. From today, avid readers will be able to browse and choose from a great selection of books at ...
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03
October
2019
| 15:22 Europe/London
On Tuesday 1 October, Wania Ahmad from Harehills Primary School was announced as the new Leeds Children’s Mayor by Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, at a special event at Leeds Civic Hall. Wania spent much of the summer holidays campa...
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03
October
2019
| 10:26 Europe/London
Reggae artists and performers will fill Leeds City Museum with the soundtrack to a generation this weekend during a special cultural celebration. The event this Saturday will see activities taking place across the museum looking at reggae music an...
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29
September
2019
| 15:59 Europe/London
A selection of images from the start of the elite men's road race, the final event of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, which began on Millennium Square in Leeds today. The start was attended by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Eileen Taylo...
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27
September
2019
| 16:41 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is hosting a falls prevention event at Kirkgate Market on Tuesday 1st October, 10am to 4pm to help older people stay on their feet and out of hospital. Sadly, estimates show that a third of people aged 65 and over will fall at l...
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27
September
2019
| 15:01 Europe/London
Leeds City Council was proud to take part in World Cleanup Day by supporting a community litter pick on the River Aire on Saturday 21 September. The council joined partners at three locations along the river at the event organised in partnership w...
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25
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/London
This weekend will be a veritable feast for foodies as Leeds Kirkgate Market are set for two huge events. First up is the third annual Indian Food Festival which will take place in the Market Kitchen. Set up by two passionate ladies Dipti Bhise and Vi...
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24
September
2019
| 17:00 Europe/London
The biggest names in world cycling will be competing on roads in Leeds later this week as they take part in the prestigious UCI Road World Championships. Races come through parts of the city on Friday and Saturday before the finale of the event an...
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23
September
2019
| 12:52 Europe/London
Leeds is proud to be taking recycling into its own hands. In the biggest and best Recycle Week ever, Leeds City Council is challenging residents to recycle more of the right things, more often. For the 17th year, Recycle Week comes back between 23...
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