Leeds City Council - Archive (Leeds,news)

2019
22
March
2019
As part of new national capital funding awarded by Public Health England (PHE) to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol, Leeds will be extending the existing programme of alcoholic liver disease testing through the purchase of three Fib...
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22
March
2019
Young people from across the city shared their views on whether they think Leeds is a child friendly city at a Youth Voice Summit event last week. Since 2016, Leeds City Council’s Voice, Influence and Change Team has hosted various Youth Voice Sum...
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21
March
2019
A deep clean of the underside of Swinegate Bridge, one of the city’s busiest gateways, has been completed as part of efforts to transform Leeds Station and the surrounding area. Leeds City Council, Leeds Bid and Network Rail are working together t...
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21
March
2019
When young Clifford Jobbins proudly posed for this photo, he could never have known the resulting image would inspire a group of young history lovers more than 120 years later. Clifford’s picture shows him sporting his very first pair of trousers ...
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20
March
2019
Bizarre vintage vacuums and inspiring images from the ballot box will feature in an eye-opening talk about the changing lives of women over the past 150 years. Taking place at Abbey House Museum, the event will explore the huge variety of differen...
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19
March
2019
Leeds and the wider city region welcome the news from Channel 4 today that creative and digital departments will sit at the heart of the new national HQ in Leeds. Councilor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: “It is fantastic to he...
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15
March
2019
Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We are shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible events in Christchurch and our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with all the victims and their families. “On behalf of the counci...
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15
March
2019
Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to reinforce the city’s commitment to children’s play at a meeting of the Executive Board next week. At the meeting, to be held at Civic Hall on Wednesday 20 March, Councillors will review progress against...
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14
March
2019
Celebrating some of the city’s accessible facilities, venues and activities is at the heart of council plans for Disabled Access Day (Saturday March 16th) this year. Councillor Jonathan Pryor, Leeds City Council Executive Member for Learning, Skil...
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14
March
2019
A new digital on-line portal providing a wealth of support to young people as they pursue their future careers ambitions, has been agreed this month by Leeds City Council. Designed and developed by Leeds based U-Explore Limited, the Careers Inform...
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13
March
2019
A local Harehills resident who ignored warnings to move his wheelie bin after collection day and refused to pay a fine has been taken to court and ordered to repay costs to the council in the first prosecution of its kind in the country. Mr Ionel ...
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13
March
2019
Work is set to begin on a project to revitalise one of Leeds’s most historic buildings thanks to funding from the National Lottery and Historic England. The plans will see the First White Cloth Hall’s west wing restored, a new covered courtyard wi...
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13
March
2019
A local businessman from Leeds has been given a frosty reception and ordered to part with cold hard cash after illegally dumping five fridges and freezers out of the back of his van in April 2018. Stefan Stadian of 107 Dorset Road, Harehills, depo...
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13
March
2019
Images available on request A takeaway in Leeds has been hit with a £10,000 fine after a worker suffered horrific burns when he was covered with scalding oil from a deep fat fryer. Yorkshire Fried Chicken in Beeston was prosecuted by Leeds City...
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12
March
2019
Pupils who have been taking part in a creative writing competition will be awarded for their poetic and literary efforts at a civic ceremony later today. Hundreds of children from primary schools across the city submitted entries into the Arooj cr...
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08
March
2019
Arrangements surrounding Brexit and how and when the UK will be leaving the EU are ongoing and are being managed by the government. There is some uncertainty around whether local services might be affected, so here we’ve tried to answer some of th...
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08
March
2019
A new report providing a comprehensive picture of life, health and wellbeing for women and girls in Leeds is published today (Friday 8th March 2019). Commissioned by Leeds City Council in collaboration with Women’s Lives Leeds, the report comes fr...
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07
March
2019
International Women’s Day (IWD) is being celebrated across Leeds, as women and girls from across the city celebrate achievements and highlight the continuing need for equality at an array of events. This year IWD focusses on building a gender-bala...
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05
March
2019
Half a century ago, it passed from the aristocrats who had called it home for generations and into the hands of the people of Leeds. And this week, the beautiful Lotherton estate has begun a nostalgic look back through a memorable 50 years as one ...
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01
March
2019
Spring is well and truly on the way at Home Farm at Temple Newsam, with adorable twin lambs arriving last weekend. Roecroft Bonnie, one of Temple Newsam’s Manx Loaghtan sheep, gave birth to the twins on Saturday morning and since then four more ew...
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01
March
2019
A new Employment Hub has launched as part of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (the LEP) commitment to address current and future skills shortages in the region. The free programme will engage over 6,000 young people over three years, wit...
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01
March
2019
Last night saw the best building developments, restorations and alterations showcased at a glittering awards ceremony at Leeds Town Hall. The 27th Leeds Architecture Awards, organised by Leeds City Council, recognised the contribution that buildin...
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01
March
2019
Families applying for their child’s secondary school place have been finding out which school their child has been allocated for September 2019. The number of children offered their first preference school is the highest it has been in Leeds for m...
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28
February
2019
Thousands of trees are being planted as the first phase of East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) makes use of peak planting time. Following work on Outer Ring Road junctions which has seen some trees being taken out to allow improvements to the route, o...
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28
February
2019
Local school children and their teachers will be taking to the water next week (Wednesday 6 March) as they test out and launch a new canoeing activity on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The new canoeing activity will be offered to schools and group...
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27
February
2019
More than 180 years ago it was home to a bustling local trader supplying Georgian shoppers with bacon, cheese and flour. Now a historic building is set to become the latest to join the growing renaissance of Leeds’s oldest street after getting a s...
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27
February
2019
The largest Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair in the north returns to the Leeds first direct arena on Monday 4 March, 4pm – 8pm.The event kick starts a range of activities taking place throughout the city for National Apprenticeship Week 2019. Offer...
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25
February
2019
Leeds’ buildings, places and spaces are to be celebrated this week at the 27th Leeds Architecture Awards. The 2019 Leeds Architecture Awards promises to be a fantastic event on Thursday (28 February), with architects, developers, artists and regen...
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20
February
2019
A jar of curative sweets may not seem like they could present an imminent hazard to your health. But the pastilles once contained in this jar were packed with the explosive potential to give you much worse than a sore throat. The jar, currently...
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19
February
2019
The trade association for independent TV production companies in the UK has announced it will open an office in Leeds later this year. Pact has announced the office opening along with major investment into new services to support the UK independen...
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