Leeds City Council - Archive (leeds)

2018
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November
2018
Leeds City Council is set to deliver one of its most ambitious council housing programmes over the next three years, with an estimated 358 new homes being built across several sites in the city. The Council Housing New Build Programme has seen alm...
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November
2018
As part of ongoing work to deliver the Leeds PIPES Network the A64 slip road crossing under the New York Road Tunnel will be closed this weekend. From 20:00 on Friday 16th November to 05:00 on Monday 19th November 2018 there will be a full closure...
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November
2018
Plans to protect of one of the most important listed buildings in the North of England and ready it for future use are to be discussed by Leeds City Council. Grade 1 listed Temple Works- also known as Temple Mill- needs urgent weather proofing to ...
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November
2018
Following on from the landmark moment of Channel 4 choosing Leeds as the location for its national HQ, the council’s executive board will meet next week (Wednesday 21 November) to discuss next steps and the wider impact this decision has on the scree...
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November
2018
Former smokers in Leeds are a growing band new figures show, as the annual Stoptober campaign comes to an end. Leeds smoking rates are continuing to fall and are now the lowest in West Yorkshire new data released by Public Health England shows. ...
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12
November
2018
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Leeds with the return of the city’s hugely popular Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market. Staying open right through until Saturday December 22, the seasonal showpiece has seen Millennium Square t...
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09
November
2018
Baby Week Leeds toddles into town for the third time this week with more than 70 events happening across the city! Leeds was the first UK city to use the Semana do Bebe idea, an initiative founded in Brazil, supported by UNICEF. Baby Week Leeds is...
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09
November
2018
A century ago, excited teenager Madge Howdill and her family joined the jubilant crowds who took to the streets of Leeds to celebrate the long-awaited end of The Great War. Like many others, 15 year-old Madge carried with her a handmade flag which...
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November
2018
Locals, visitors and those who run sports, activities and events at Temple Newsam are being encouraged to help to shape the future of the estate at drop-in public consultation events this weekend. Leeds City Council have been looking at ways in wh...
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02
November
2018
Issued on behalf of Whitecap A new report into the Leeds City Region FinTech ecosystem has highlighted significant growth potential for FinTech, driven by the established Financial Services sector’s increasing desire to engage with FinTech innovat...
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02
November
2018
Inspiring stories of faith, heroism and compassion are being retold through a collection of powerful artworks and images displayed in the stunning ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. The new Faith in Peace and War display, in the abbey’s nave from November ...
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02
November
2018
This year’s Leeds Christmas Lights switch-on is set to be an absolute knock-out when world champion Josh Warrington presses the button to get the festive season officially underway. Leeds-born Josh, the current IBF world champion, will be joined o...
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November
2018
Parents across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s Reception school place for next September. Parents and carers can visit the Leeds City Council website – www.leeds.gov.uk to complete an online application for ...
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October
2018
Channel 4 has confirmed the Leeds City Region will be the home of its new national headquarters. The announcement follows two years of discussions with the broadcaster led by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership with cross-party support fr...
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October
2018
A business rates pilot scheme which this year is reinvesting around £41m raised locally in the local area is bidding to expand to spread the benefits across more of the Yorkshire region. The Leeds City Region business rates pool was established fi...
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October
2018
Spurred into an unprecedented surge in production by the conflict raging in Europe, Leeds became one of the country’s most important wartime industrial powerhouses. Now a century later, the thousands of workers who toiled in the city’s factories a...
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October
2018
Rumoured to roam the halls and corridors of Temple Newsam House, the restless spirit of The Blue Lady has been one of Leeds’s most spine-tingling tales for generations. But with hundreds of little ghost hunters set to visit for this week's Hallowe...
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October
2018
The city's skies will once again be lit up as Leeds celebrates Bonfire Night. In what is always a stand out occasion in the city’s event calendar, six public bonfires organised by Leeds City Council will be held at East End Park, Roundhay Park, Wo...
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October
2018
Inspiring stories captured by those who travelled from the Caribbean to make a new life in Leeds are being celebrated during Black History Month. A new display at Leeds City Museum draws on the fascinating memories and experiences of the Windrush ...
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October
2018
Plans for improving rates of breastfeeding in Leeds are set to be discussed at Leeds City Council executive board on 17th October. The new Leeds Breastfeeding Plan builds on previous work which has seen rates improve steadily. Leeds Community Heal...
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17
October
2018
A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors today endorsed the detailed case for transformational plans for Leeds Station. Leeds City Council executive board heard how it is i...
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October
2018
Leeds City Council Leader Councillor Judith Blake has responded to today's confirmation in Parliament of the launch of consultations on the Phase 2b route that will bring HS2 high speed rail into Leeds. She said: “HS2 will be transformational f...
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October
2018
The story of his meteoric rise from dental technician to boxing world champion is worthy of its own hard-hitting Hollywood blockbuster. Now Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington is set for a knockout big screen debut in his home town when his remarkable j...
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October
2018
Leeds is demonstrating the city’s commitment to mental health on World Mental Health Day (10 October) with a day of celebration of new funding and services to help those most at risk of poor mental health. Two newly commissioned services will focu...
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09
October
2018
Leeds City Council has outlined its final plans to reduce air pollution and protect the health of everyone in Leeds, including the introduction of a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Senior councillors will publicly discuss the plans at the October m...
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08
October
2018
First in school arts and culture programme of its scope and scale Leeds Playhouse, Leeds Young Film, Northern Ballet and The Hepworth Wakefield to partner with the Burberry Foundation and Ideas Foundation to deliver the programme The Policy Insti...
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05
October
2018
Children from Shakespeare Primary School helped senior figures from Leeds City Council and the Children and Families Trust Board launch a refreshed Children and Young People’s Plan, setting out how the council and partners will continue to put childr...
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05
October
2018
It really was a case of a community coming together to solve a local problem recently when Shakespeare Primary School and the Bridge Community Church joined forces with Leeds City Council to find urgently needed additional school places. Plans wer...
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05
October
2018
Green belt areas of Leeds earmarked for possible future housing development are set to be fully protected following an initial view given by government planning inspectors. The Site Allocations Plan for Leeds which identifies locations for new hou...
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05
October
2018
A spellbinding spectacle of light and sound captivated thousands of visitors as one of the city’s biggest cultural celebrations returned last night. The first night of this year’s Light Night Leeds saw buildings, streets and public spaces across t...
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