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Leeds on shortlist to host Eurovision Song Contest 2023: First Direct Arena, Leeds in blue and yellow

12 Aug 2022

Leeds on shortlist to host Eurovision Song Contest 2023

Leeds is through to the final stage of the competition to host the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in 2023, on behalf of Ukraine.

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09 Aug 2022

Committee recommend changes to taxi and private hire driver licence standards to improve public safety in Leeds

Following a meeting of Leeds City Council’s licensing committee, councillors have recommended changes to the taxi and private hire driver licence standards.

Monkeypox advice issued to help people celebrate a healthy and happy Pride season: Leeds Town Hall Roof 2

03 Aug 2022

Monkeypox advice issued to help people celebrate a healthy and happy Pride season

As Leeds celebrates Pride this weekend, the director of public health for Leeds wants to ensure that people are aware of Monkeypox, including signs and symptoms and where to go if you need more information.

Leeds to Bradford transport improvements complete: A647 completion celebration 2

03 Aug 2022

Leeds to Bradford transport improvements complete

The A647 Stanningley Road bus infrastructure improvements to ease congestion in peak times along the Leeds to Bradford route is complete.

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No shade: Lower Briggate lights up for the LGBTQ+ people of Leeds: Lower Briggate Rainbow Lighting (5)

02 Aug 2022

No shade: Lower Briggate lights up for the LGBTQ+ people of Leeds

New rainbow lighting is set to light up Lower Briggate ahead of Leeds Pride 2022.

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Lord Mayor launches charity appeal supporting four Leeds based organisations: Lord Mayor and Charity representatives

02 Aug 2022

Lord Mayor launches charity appeal supporting four Leeds based organisations

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Robert W Gettings JP MBE has announced the four Leeds based charities he is supporting through his term in office.

Leeds city centre to come alive for Playday: Child Friendly Leeds Live, presented by the council's Breeze team, will take place at Millennium Square on Wednesday 3 August.

01 Aug 2022

Leeds city centre to come alive for Playday

Child Friendly Leeds Live and a brand-new playground in Merrion Gardens to host fun-filled activities for children and families on Wednesday 3 August.