Leeds City Council - Archive (Leeds,news)

2019
16
July
2019
The old Polestar Petty printworks on Whitehall road has been identified as the location for a new world class TV and Film studio in Leeds. With increasing demand for more space to support the flourishing creative sector in the city, Leeds City Cou...
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16
July
2019
Leeds City Council has launched a new service to support the estimated 5%* of school aged children and young people living in Leeds who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling. Leader of the council, Councillor Judith Blake, announced su...
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12
July
2019
When a young Gloria Hanley left the Caribbean for England, it was the beginning of a story which would touch the lives of hundreds of Leeds families. Her long and distinguished career as midwife spanned more than 40 years and saw her welcome new l...
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11
July
2019
A rare opportunity to purchase and develop a major site in a well-connected and established urban quarter of Leeds city centre is being brought to the market this week. Formerly the International Pool, the 2.77 acre site at Lisbon Street (owned by...
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10
July
2019
Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s Compassionate City Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 5 December 2019. Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the positive and compassionate work that individuals, commu...
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10
July
2019
Young people from across the city are coming together at a Youth Summit event next week to explore the issue of knife crime. Organised by the Leeds Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) and Leeds City Council’s Voice Influence and Change team, the ev...
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10
July
2019
For thousands of years, humans have carved tiny figurines capturing their different perceptions of the human face and form through the ages. This eye-catching display case at Leeds City Museum includes almost 40 intricately carved statues and figu...
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10
July
2019
The latest round of grants for suicide prevention work in some of the most at risk areas of Leeds have been awarded. The funding, an investment by Leeds City Council announced by council leader Councillor Judith Blake, is targeted at supporting so...
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10
July
2019
Students from West SILC, East SILC, North West SILC, Broomfield SILC and the Lighthouse School have been working extremely hard this week at their summer pop up shop in the St John’s Centre. Entitled ‘Compass House’, the pop up shop opened on Tues...
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09
July
2019
Leeds City Council has scooped digital council of the year at the 2019 Digital Leaders 100 awards for its work to improve digital tools, technology and inclusion in the city. The annual awards celebrate the teams and individuals who are working ha...
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09
July
2019
An eye-catching tribute to the city’s ceramic heritage has begun to take shape as part of the ambitious project to transform the Leeds Playhouse. The latest phase in the much-loved theatre’s redevelopment has seen the installation of the first in ...
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08
July
2019
Schools from across the city are coming together this week to celebrate their commitment to health and wellbeing at a special celebration event. Pupils and staff from schools across Leeds will descend on the Banqueting Suite at Leeds Civic Hall on...
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03
July
2019
Historic documents revealing how a Leeds market town embraced refugees fleeing the horrors of war-torn Europe will go on display in a new exhibition this month. The century-old collection, which will be displayed for the first time at Leeds City M...
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28
June
2019
Two new artworks have appeared on the Leeds waterfront ahead of this year’s Waterfront Festival. The pieces, funded by the Waterfront Enhancement Fund have taken up residence near the Royal Armouries and further down the river along the South Bank...
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27
June
2019
The mechanical giants which powered Leeds’s historic dominance of the global textile trade may not be the most obvious artist’s muse. But a new exhibition in what was once the world’s largest woollen mill will reimagine those impressive industrial...
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27
June
2019
Colourful characters plucked from the pages of history will come face-to-face with visitors in the stunning surroundings of modern day Temple Newsam. The estate’s amazing Time Travellers weekend will see a line-up of Saxon warriors, Tudor lords an...
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26
June
2019
Leeds City Council has begun to install the camera infrastructure required to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone will tackle air pollution in Leeds by encouraging businesses to transition to cleaner, less pol...
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24
June
2019
With the start of Safeguarding week (24 – 29 June) today, organisations in Leeds have reinforced their commitment to working together to support victims of domestic violence and abuse. Around 15 agencies in Leeds are part of a city-wide partnershi...
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18
June
2019
The newly-formed trust that will spearhead a game-changing cultural investment programme for Leeds is set to get the official backing of the city’s senior councillors next week. Members of Leeds City Council’s executive board will be asked to appr...
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18
June
2019
The introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zones is to be significantly postponed due to a government delay in delivering digital systems required to make the zones operational and enforceable. Both Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council...
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14
June
2019
Challenges facing the UK’s increasing regional inequality were highlighted by a range of policymakers, politicians and leaders from business, the media and civil society at the UK2070 event in Leeds. The event, organised by the UK2070 Commission, ...
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14
June
2019
Leeds pupils have taken part in the 2019 Schools Yorkshire Tour this week, a 200 mile cycle relay which aims to encourage more pupils to cycle to school and improve cycle skills. Pupils from various schools across the city have been transporting t...
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14
June
2019
Ground-breaking and highly respected theatre director Kully Thiarai will return to Leeds to oversee a major cultural investment programme culminating in a spectacular one year cultural festival for the city in 2023, it was revealed today. Currentl...
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13
June
2019
After just one year, the Leeds Food Partnership (LFP) is celebrating winning a prestigious accolade, The Sustainable Food Cities Bronze award. Set up in 2018, the partnership celebrates good food and helps address health inequalities by reducing f...
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13
June
2019
It was a day which changed her life forever, starting Leeds’s feminist firebrand down the path to becoming a pioneer in the fight for women’s rights. Now, on what would have been her 146th birthday, visitors to Abbey House Museum can see trailblaz...
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11
June
2019
A report examining the impact of regional inequalities and ways that economic performance and life-chances in the UK are predicted to worsen unless drastic action is taken is the focus for an event in Leeds Civic Hall this Thursday (13th June 2019). ...
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11
June
2019
This Father’s Day, Leeds Dads will be hosting a free ‘Dadtastic’ event to support dads to engage with their children. Dadtastic Day takes place on Sunday 16 June 2019 from 11am - 3pm at Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, LS2 8BH. In 2017, Dadst...
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11
June
2019
Leeds's home-grown musicians will have the chance to take to the stage on Millennium Square in a brand new showcase for the city’s talented and emerging artists. For the first time ever this summer, the Music:Leeds - Live in the Square event will ...
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10
June
2019
Organisations across Leeds have formed a new partnership to help adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Public awareness of child sexual abuse and the impact it has on the lives of victims, their families and communities has increased in recent ye...
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07
June
2019
The Lord Mayor and council leader welcomed guests to a special celebration for Citizens Advice Leeds’ 80th birthday on Tuesday (4 June). Held at Leeds Civic Hall, employees and volunteers of Citizens Advice Leeds gathered to celebrate all the hard...
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