Leeds City Council - Archive (leeds)

2018
17
September
2018
New health service provision for 0-19 year olds in Leeds will be delivered by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) following the award of a contract by Leeds City Council. LCH will be delivering the Public Health Integrated Nursing Service f...
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17
September
2018
Services supporting children, young people and families across Leeds are in line for five prestigious industry awards. Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services have been shortlisted for five Children and Young People Now Awards. Children and Yo...
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14
September
2018
A member of Leeds City Council’s sport and lifestyles team has received a prestigious national lifesaving award. Following an independent assessment and appraisal by the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education, the ...
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14
September
2018
A huge fire-breathing dragon will land in Leeds city centre bringing myth and legend to life at this year’s Light Night Leeds festival. The awe-inspiring creation, entitled Forgotten, will be projected across The Queen’s Hotel on City Square in on...
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12
September
2018
Leeds’ creative agency community have joined forces in a ground-breaking partnership named ‘All In. Leeds.’ designed to revolutionise the sector, inspired by the city’s bid to be the new home of Channel 4. With the broadcaster’s ongoing pitch proc...
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11
September
2018
The public are invited to show their support for The Rifles Regiment as they march through the streets of Leeds this weekend (15 September) to exercise their right to the freedom of the city. Saturday will bring together The Rifles, past, present ...
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11
September
2018
Leeds Art Gallery will celebrate its 130th anniversary this month with two fascinating new displays. A thought-provoking collection of work by Bradford-born Francis Butterfield will go on display for the very first time from 28 September – 13 Janu...
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10
September
2018
Twin cities separated by more than five thousand miles have come together to renew a unique cultural bond forged 30 years ago. A delegation from the Leeds City region travelled to China last week to mark the 30th anniversary of the twinning of Lee...
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07
September
2018
World class pianists from across the globe will take to the stage at Leeds Town Hall later this month to compete for one of classical music’s most prestigious prizes. And for the first time ever, the glittering finale of this year’s Leeds Internat...
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07
September
2018
A hundred and eleven year-old Leeds-made clock which once kept time at an Edwardian holiday hotspot is alive and ticking after being restored to its former glory. Once the stalwart timepiece at Morecambe Promenade railway station, the impressive c...
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06
September
2018
A new funding programme is being launched on World Suicide Prevention day – 10th September - to provide community projects in Leeds with grants of up to £25,000 to help to reduce social isolation for men at risk of suicide and to provide social activ...
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06
September
2018
Popular Neighbourhood Networks schemes have been awarded five years funding to continue their work supporting older people and communities throughout the city, Leeds City Council have announced. Announcing the new funding, Cllr Rebecca Charlwood, ...
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05
September
2018
A group of gigantic, luminous humanoids will land in the city centre for a captivating interplanetary installation at this year’s Light Night Leeds. The mesmerising piece, entitled Fantastic Planet, is set to be one of the highlights of the annual...
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05
September
2018
A strange and bulky-looking contraption, this odd machine was once the pinnacle of household cleaning technology. The vintage vacuum cleaner was manufactured by Volvac and designed by David Edward Davies in around 1909. Marketed as a revolution...
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31
August
2018
Good weather conditions have enabled contractors doing repairs to Newlay Bridge to complete work that needed its closure a day ahead of schedule, allowing its immediate re-opening. A further full closure of the bridge was originally scheduled for ...
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30
August
2018
The city’s new international cultural festival is throwing its weight behind one of Leeds’s most spectacular annual arts events. Leeds 2023 has this week been announced as the headline partner for October’s incredible Light Night Leeds, setting th...
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29
August
2018
Essential investigation works to Harewood Bridge are to take place in early September. The bridge will close in both directions from 7.30pm on Thursday 6 September to 5.30am on Friday 7 September. Leeds City Council will carry out a detailed in...
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29
August
2018
Work has begun on an exciting project to transform Leeds Playhouse into a modern, 21st century theatre. Key stakeholders gathered on site yesterday (August 28) to officially hand the building over to contractors BAM Construction, who will now begi...
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24
August
2018
Work will start on phase one of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) at the start of September as developer Balfour Beatty begins a range of work to improve junctions. Balfour Beatty have appointed a special team to liaise with the public, to be bas...
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24
August
2018
Motorists in Leeds are being urged to plan their journeys ahead of this weekend’s Leeds Black Music Festival and Leeds West Indian Carnival. The carnival will include a spectacular parade featuring dazzling costumes, Caribbean music, stalls, and w...
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24
August
2018
Celebrations were in full swing yesterday at Lofthouse Children’s Centre as councillors, staff, volunteers and service users marked a decade since the Centre opened its doors. Past and present families and colleagues attended the party and celebra...
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22
August
2018
Crafted in remarkable detail, this stunning piece of silver is inspired by the beauty of nature. Created by artist Junko Mori’s, the breathtaking piece entitled Silver Poetry; Spring Fever Ring is on display in Temple Newsam House’s Bullion Room. ...
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14
August
2018
Lower speed limits are set to be introduced in more residential areas across Leeds as part of a city-wide programme to reduce road casualties. The latest phase of Leeds City Council’s 20 miles per hour (mph) speed limit programme will be rolled ou...
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14
August
2018
The historic stonework of Leeds Civic Hall will be transformed by a breathtaking fusion of modern art and cutting edge science when Light Night Leeds returns this October. A team of international artists is currently working on a spectacular proje...
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09
August
2018
As part of our ongoing work to deliver the Leeds PIPES Network there will be a full closure on Marsh Lane this weekend. From Friday 10th August at 8pm, the full closure will be in place in both directions on Marsh Lane until 13th August at 5:00am ...
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08
August
2018
At a time when war raged across Europe, Ivy Benson was calling her own tune. The pioneering musician and band leader, who was born in Holbeck, became something of a celebrity when war gave her a chance to break into the world of big bands. In f...
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07
August
2018
Two initiatives with sustainable credentials have recently been completed adding more homes to Leeds City Council’s housing stock. An empty property scheme completed this March returned over 100 empty properties back into use across the city. S...
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07
August
2018
They were some of history’s most famous leading ladies who fearlessly led the charge for women to have the right to vote. Now the Suffragettes will hit the big screen in Leeds this week as the city marks 100 years since their courage and determina...
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06
August
2018
There’s still time to buy your tickets for the first ever Child Friendly Leeds Live, which takes place on 8 August on Millennium Square – but hurry as they’re selling fast. A fantastic festival for children under the age of 12 (must be accompanied...
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06
August
2018
People are being asked for their views on the possible introduction of licensing for private sector rented housing in some parts of Leeds. The city's private rented housing sector has expanded rapidly in recent years, showing how important the mar...
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