Leeds City Council - Archive

2019
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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21
September
2019
| 20:57 Europe/London
Selection of images from the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International in Wetherby today. Some of the world's best para-cyclists raced through the town and on to Harrogate in an event which marks the first time ever para-cycling races have taken plac...
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19
September
2019
| 12:00 Europe/London
A landlord company has been hit with a large fine after tenants living at a student property in the city were wilfully left without a gas supply for 11 days. Planas Properties Ltd were ordered at Leeds Magistrates Court to pay £12,037, including c...
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19
September
2019
| 11:04 Europe/London
One of the city’s most popular parks has scooped a prestigious award. Following a public vote that saw over 36,000 ballots cast, Roundhay Park has achieved ‘Much loved’ status in Fields in Trust’s UK Best Park 2019 competition. Running over the su...
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19
September
2019
| 10:13 Europe/London
Senior councillors in Leeds have agreed to a flagship £1.7 million Cookridge Street scheme to transform a city centre road into a permanent public open space at yesterday’s Executive Board meeting. Since the launch of ‘Our Spaces Strategy’ this is...
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18
September
2019
| 13:53 Europe/London
A selection of the world’s finest para-cyclists will be heading for Wetherby in Leeds this weekend as they take part in the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International. The event to be held on Saturday afternoon (21 September) will see 26 races all ...
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18
September
2019
| 10:30 Europe/London
Square Apple, of White Abbey Road, Bradford, have been hit with a £12,000 fine after pleading guilty to illegally dumping their waste outside of a set of garages in Seacroft. The business could not explain how their rubbish, which was made up larg...
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16
September
2019
| 12:08 Europe/London
The locations of all protected trees in Leeds can now be seen online in a new interactive mapping service. The new information service offered by Leeds City Council shows all of the Tree Preservation Orders currently in place across the city and c...
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13
September
2019
| 16:27 Europe/London
ISSUED BY LEEDS CITY COUNCIL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YORKSHIRE2019 Former women's road world champion Mandy Bishop visited Leeds this week to promote the forthcoming UCI Road World Championships. Mandy was in the city to visit Ireland World Primary Sc...
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13
September
2019
| 09:29 Europe/London
A groundbreaking exhibition, which has been a launch pad for some of the UK’s most exciting artistic talent opens at Leeds Art Gallery this month. Celebrating New Contemporaries 70th anniversary this year, Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019, select...
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12
September
2019
| 18:37 Europe/London
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY LEEDS CITY COUNCIL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BOOKTRUST Today (Thursday 12 September), Leeds City Council officially launched the Leeds Year of Reading with more than 200 schoolchildren attending a special event at Shakespeare Pri...
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10
September
2019
| 17:12 Europe/London
A recommendation that Leeds City Council seek to sell a site to the owners of Leeds United that has been earmarked by the club as a home for a new training ground and academy in the city, is set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. As ...
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10
September
2019
| 13:13 Europe/London
Built in the late 1960s, Regent Street Flyover is in need of replacement and essential bridge improvement works will help provide options for managing traffic when this takes place. In October the Council will submit a bid to the DFT to fund a replac...
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05
September
2019
| 15:29 Europe/London
The final results of a significant refurbishment programme at a popular north west Leeds leisure centre are set to be officially unveiled later this month. Following the revamp, visitors will be able to enjoy a host of new facilities at Aireboroug...
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