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LED-ing the Way: Leeds £22.5m LED lighting scheme completed: LED Lighting1

23 Feb 2024

LED-ing the Way: Leeds £22.5m LED lighting scheme completed

The scheme officially completed last week with the final light being installed at Edith Sykes Drive in east Leeds.

Connecting Leeds Highways Street lighting

Leeds City Council appeals for further support as war in Ukraine reaches second anniversary: 2year PR header

23 Feb 2024

Leeds City Council appeals for further support as war in Ukraine reaches second anniversary

Leeds City Council marks the second anniversary with an appeal for Homes for Ukraine hosts to come forward

Ukraine Refugees

New community park opens at former school site in Hyde Park: Growing beds

20 Feb 2024

New community park opens at former school site in Hyde Park

The community park on the former site of Royal Park School is officially opened. Hyde Park’s new Royal Park will provide residents with vegetable growing beds, a fruit orchard and outdoor gym facilities.

Community groups Parks and countryside

Final chance to feed back on issues along Woodhouse Lane: Woodhouse Lane Gateway. Photo credit: Urban Wilderness

15 Feb 2024

Final chance to feed back on issues along Woodhouse Lane

The council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are urging people to have their say on travel or place related issues between the city centre and the Hyde Park and Woodhouse areas of Leeds, before the Woodhouse Lane Gateway consultation closes on 19 February.

Connecting Leeds Transport Highways

Stunning butterfly collection is a flight for sore eyes: image00016-2

13 Feb 2024

Stunning butterfly collection is a flight for sore eyes

A colourful kaleidoscope of some of the world’s rarest and most beautiful butterflies has been carefully conserved by experts in Leeds.

The stunning array of winged insects housed at Leeds Discovery Centre includes hundreds of species from across the globe, many collected by explorers and scientists more than a century ago.

Museums and galleries Arts

Leeds secondary schools to become first to take part in groundbreaking Auschwitz-Birkenau virtual tours: Auschwitz sml

12 Feb 2024

Leeds secondary schools to become first to take part in groundbreaking Auschwitz-Birkenau virtual tours

Students in Leeds given the chance to learn about the impacts of the Holocaust and genocide through new online initiative

Lord Mayor of Leeds International relations Schools

Leeds Anchors Network leads collaborative effort with focus on apprenticeships: Leeds Anchors Network degree apprenticeships

08 Feb 2024

Leeds Anchors Network leads collaborative effort with focus on apprenticeships

**Issued on behalf of the Leeds Anchors Network**

Best council

Champion event kicks off the countdown to UK Corporate Games 2024: Corporate 1

07 Feb 2024

Champion event kicks off the countdown to UK Corporate Games 2024

Sport and business was hailed as a winning combination for Leeds as the countdown to this year’s UK Corporate Games got under way in earnest.

Events

City presents Windrush pioneer with prestigious Leeds Award: Alford Gardner 8 sml

07 Feb 2024

City presents Windrush pioneer with prestigious Leeds Award

Alford Gardner, one of the nation’s last surviving HMT Empire Windrush passengers and the city’s only remaining Caribbean Second World War serviceman yesterday received the Leeds Award in a ceremony at the Civic Hall.

Lord Mayor of Leeds