Leeds City Council - Archive (leeds city council)

2020
27
January
2020
| 11:00 Europe/London
The largest apprenticeship recruitment fair in the north returns to the Leeds early next month. Taking place at the first direct arena from 4-8pm on Monday 3 February, the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair will feature more than 100 organisations...
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24
January
2020
| 11:23 Europe/London
PRESS RELEASE SENT ON BEHALF OF WELCOME TO YORKSHIRE: Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire have launched their recruitment drive to find volunteer Tour Makers for this year’s race. Tour Makers are passionate and reliable people who...
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09
January
2020
| 15:35 Europe/London
Parents and carers have until 15 January to submit their applications for their child’s primary school Reception place for September 2020. Families with children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 need to visit the Leeds City Council...
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08
January
2020
| 10:39 Europe/London
Public consultation is now underway to gather views on Leeds City Council’s initial budget proposals for the next financial year. During the three-week consultation period, the council is encouraging anyone who works or lives in the city to have thei...
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06
January
2020
| 14:12 Europe/London
The names of the people, places and organisations shortlisted for the seventh Child Friendly Leeds awards have been revealed. The annual awards ceremony will take place on 6 February this year, and will celebrate all the hard work that is happenin...
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2019
27
December
2019
| 23:30 Europe/London
Leeds City Council chief executive Tom Riordan has been awarded a CBE for services to local government in the 2020 New Year’s Honours. He is among a list of people who Her Majesty the Queen has honoured for the part they have played in making a di...
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20
December
2019
| 16:06 Europe/London
The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, has been spreading festive cheer today at a Christmas lunch for the elderly. Instead of sending a Christmas card this year, the Lord Mayor decided to host a special lunch for older people who are ...
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20
December
2019
| 14:46 Europe/London
Preparations are well underway for the 7th annual Child Friendly Leeds Awards and businesses across the city are providing their support for the celebration. The prestigious ceremony takes place in February 2020 and recognises the amazing people, ...
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10
December
2019
| 12:51 Europe/London
Parents, carers and local residents are being encouraged to share their views on a proposed new special free school in Headingley. Those interested have until the consultation period ends on 16 December to have their say on the proposal. What is b...
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09
December
2019
| 11:45 Europe/London
Festive bin collection dates in Leeds are set to change over the Christmas and New Year period. Bin collections will continue as usual up until and including 21 December. For the two weeks after that, between 22 December 2019 and 5 January 2020, b...
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06
December
2019
| 15:23 Europe/London
Unsung heroes from across Leeds were celebrated yesterday (5 December) at Leeds City Council’s Compassionate City Awards. Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the positive and compassionate work that individuals, community groups and orga...
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05
December
2019
| 15:24 Europe/London
Leeds City Council has gained Disabled Confident “Leader” status in recognition of its work supporting people with disabilities and long-term conditions. The status has come through the council’s ongoing work with the Business Disability Forum and...
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28
November
2019
| 10:59 Europe/London
Students from the West, East, North West and Broomfield SILCs and Lighthouse School will be spreading festive cheer next week with the return of their Christmas pop up shop in Leeds Kirkgate Market. In partnership with Leeds City Council’s Voice, ...
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22
November
2019
| 15:47 Europe/London
Leeds City Council’s Safer Leeds team is working in partnership with Leeds United to encourage everyone in the city to support campaigns to end violence against women. The council and football club have joined forces for this year’s 16 Days of Action...
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22
November
2019
| 13:32 Europe/London
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF TOUR DE YORKSHIRE The eight host locations for 2020 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO). The stages for the sixth edition – which will take place ne...
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21
November
2019
| 16:30 Europe/London
The final public drop-in session to discuss the proposed expansion of Allerton Grange School takes place next week. The session, to be held at the school on Tuesday 26 November from 4.30pm-7pm, forms part of the ongoing consultation into a propose...
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18
November
2019
| 13:51 Europe/London
Leeds has one of the biggest postal votes in the UK and people who haven’t voted by post before but now want to are being advised to register early in the first December general election in nearly a century. With the deadline of 5pm on November 26...
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11
November
2019
| 16:53 Europe/London
Children and young people are taking centre stage at the city’s prestigious annual Child Friendly Leeds Awards ceremony. Celebrating the people, places and organisations who make Leeds child friendly, the awards which take place in February are en...
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11
November
2019
| 15:05 Europe/London
A fearless council director experienced highs and lows after successfully abseiling down Leeds Beckett’s famous Portland Building this weekend. Steve Walker, director of children and families at Leeds City Council, carried out the challenge on Sat...
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11
November
2019
| 12:29 Europe/London
After over four million brown bins were emptied in 2019, Leeds’ garden waste collections are going into hibernation for winter. Leeds City Council is reminding gardeners that their brown bin garden waste will be collected shortly for the last time th...
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06
November
2019
| 12:04 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is the first local authority to join over 60 leading public and voluntary sector organisations to commit to a shared vision for healthy ageing. The vision is set out in a landmark consensus statement created by Centre for Ageing Be...
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06
November
2019
| 10:28 Europe/London
Consultation begins today on the proposed expansion of Allerton Grange School, a project that would help meet the growing demand for secondary school places in north Leeds. The proposal seeks to permanently increase the number of Year 7 places at ...
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06
November
2019
| 10:19 Europe/London
The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, will lead the tributes to service men and women who have lost their lives in times of conflict on Remembrance Sunday. Held on Sunday 10 November, people of the city are once again warmly invited t...
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05
November
2019
| 13:49 Europe/London
Local people are being encouraged to join in the conversation as the Big Leeds Chat returns for a second year. The event, taking place throughout this week, acts as a platform for a citywide conversation about health and social care in Leeds. This...
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04
November
2019
| 11:35 Europe/London
Leeds City Council has updated its work practices to support new mothers to breastfeed or express milk at work. The council has reviewed its Infant Feeding Policy to allow new mums up to an hour of paid time to breastfeed or express breastmilk for...
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25
October
2019
| 10:00 Europe/London
Leeds Rhinos star, Jamie Jones-Buchanan, has received one of the city’s highest civic honours. A champion both on and off the playing field, Jamie’s dedication to his club and city has been recognised with a prestigious Leeds Award. The Leeds A...
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15
October
2019
| 18:59 Europe/London
Experts are recommending that councillors consider lifting traffic restrictions during high winds at Bridgewater Place after a period of extensive testing of the building owner’s solution to the wind problems there. Leeds City Council’s executive ...
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30
September
2019
| 14:43 Europe/London
A special Windrush Plaque Trail will be launched in Leeds on Thursday (3 October) by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Eileen Taylor. Marking the start of Black History Month, the trail is being launched to commemorate the contributions that Windrush com...
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25
September
2019
| 11:09 Europe/London
Youngsters from Leeds and their parents took part in a ‘mini sports day’ yesterday at the launch of a brand new physical activity initiative. The initiative, entitled Active Imaginations, is an online resource which has been launched to help paren...
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23
August
2019
| 10:00 Europe/London
As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of twinning between Leeds and Dortmund, Leeds City Council is giving someone in the city the opportunity to win both a signed Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund 2019/20 football shirt. Leeds and Dortmun...
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