Leeds City Council - Archive

2019
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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02
September
2019
| 18:49 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of being prepared for possible emergencies which is running throughout September. Now in its fifth year, the national 30days30waysUK campaign focuses on helping people be more...
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30
August
2019
| 10:03 Europe/London
Additional powers have been granted to Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police to tackle a range of anti-social behaviour problems being created by unlicensed ‘car meet’ events on a south Leeds road. In what is the first closure of this type ...
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29
August
2019
| 14:07 Europe/London
Leeds triathlete and double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee MBE, has been named as the city’s first Active Travel ambassador. In his new role, Alistair will add his support to initiatives, projects and infrastructure projects being undertaken t...
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15
August
2019
| 18:43 Europe/London
Young people across Leeds are celebrating after receiving their A-level and other post-16 results. Pupils across the city received their grades today and yesterday, and should all be extremely proud of their achievements and efforts. Leeds City...
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15
August
2019
| 16:55 Europe/London
A new round of public consultation on measures to improve the Armley Gyratory and help transform transport and travel in and around Leeds starts this week. Armley Gyratory is a key junction on the Inner Ring Road to the west of Leeds city centre. ...
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12
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/London
Ahead of two Ed Sheeran concerts at Roundhay Park later this week (Friday, 16 August and Saturday, 17 August), local residents and visitors to the city are asked to please note the following important information. A number of traffic regulation or...
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02
August
2019
| 12:14 Europe/London
Construction work to create an extra 550 spaces to Elland Road park and ride has started. The Council’s Connecting Leeds programme is set to create an additional 2,000 park and ride spaces across the city by March 2021. The work on Elland Road mar...
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01
August
2019
| 16:09 Europe/London
Public consultation is now underway on the Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds. Designed to advise on buildings that are taller than their neighbours, the guide provides advice on where tall buildings may be located and what design principles sh...
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01
August
2019
| 13:12 Europe/London
Parents and carers across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for September next year. Although it is only early in the summer holidays, families with children starting secondary school in...
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01
August
2019
| 11:34 Europe/London
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY YORKSHIRE 2019 To celebrate Yorkshire Day, Yorkshire 2019 have launched their 2019 UCI Road World Championships Land Art Competition in partnership with Welcome to Yorkshire. Schools, community groups, businesses, landow...
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29
July
2019
| 15:14 Europe/London
The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Eileen Taylor together with staff from across Leeds City Council gathered in front of Leeds Civic Hall today in preparation for their part in this weekend’s Leeds Pride. The council has been invited to lead the Leeds ...
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29
July
2019
| 14:21 Europe/London
A citywide conversation about how the city can help people move more and increase levels of physical activity is taking off, as Leeds City Council and health partners build a body of evidence, ideas and opinion to inform future plans to help make Lee...
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29
July
2019
| 13:31 Europe/London
With the summer school holidays now in full swing, parents and carers around Leeds will be looking for fun ways to keep their children entertained. Leeds wants to be the best city in the UK for children and young people to grow up in, and Child Fr...
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29
July
2019
| 10:05 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is inviting HGV businesses to apply for a second round of financial support to help owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles prepare for the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Funding available Earlier this year, ...
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26
July
2019
| 12:21 Europe/London
Senior councillors at the council’s executive board on Wednesday 24 July, agreed to progress plans for a new 550-space car park and ride at Alwoodley and up to 400 additional car spaces at Temple Green. Together these sites along with an extension...
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26
July
2019
| 11:14 Europe/London
Local businesses, representatives from The Leeds Civic Trust and Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development, Councillor Lisa Mulherin marked the completion of works with a trip on the River Aire to marvel at the restor...
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24
July
2019
| 12:09 Europe/London
An array of wonderful ‘flower-towers’ have been especially created in Sovereign Square to welcome this year’s fantastic Leeds Pride to the city. Designed by Leeds City Council’s parks and countryside team, the colourful tiered planters designed us...
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