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17 Jun 2022
Leeds City Council statement on bid to host Eurovision 2023
Joint statement from Councillor James Lewis, leader of Leeds City Council and Councillor Jonathan Pryor, Leeds City Council’s executive member for economy and culture:
27 May 2022
Major Connecting Leeds work to transform New Briggate now complete
Connecting Leeds highways work to improve a popular street in the city centre is now complete.
24 May 2022
Leeds given prestigious Purple Flag status for fifth year running
Leeds has been given prestigious Purple Flag status for the fifth year running, for achieving excellence in the management of its evening and night-time economy.
21 Feb 2022
Final resurfacing work to start around the Corn Exchange and New Briggate
The Connecting Leeds £25million transformational Corn Exchange project is due to complete following resurfacing works which are happening later this month.
11 Feb 2022
Save the Date! Leeds Libraries to launch Leeds Lit Fest 2022 with a day of free events for families and children
Join us on 26 February for family-friendly reading activities at Leeds Central Library.
09 Feb 2022
Leeds City Council receives funding to make hundreds of homes warmer by boosting thermal efficiency
630 properties in Leeds will see improvements in their energy and thermal efficiency thanks to a £9.6million grant from the government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund.
09 Dec 2021
Leeds sets out tree-mendous ambition to provide high quality parks and green spaces in all local communities
Leeds City Council’s executive board will consider a 10-year strategy next week which will set out the ambition for the city to have the best parks and green spaces in the UK.
29 Nov 2021
Leeds City Council kicks off National Tree Week with planting event in Harehills Park.
To mark the beginning of National Tree Week, Leeds City Council launched their winter tree planting season over the weekend with a tree planting event held in Harehills Park.
18 Nov 2021
Statement from Cllr James Lewis, Leader of Leeds City Council, in response to today’s publication of the Integrated Rail Plan
“After more than 10 years of effort, investment and planning based on the government’s clear proposal to bring HS2 to Leeds, we have been left extremely disappointed and frustrated by today’s announcement which only offers more studies, reviews and uncertainty for high-speed connections to our city - but, sadly, we are not surprised.
11 Nov 2021
Leeds City Council’s executive board to discuss refreshed strategy on tackling crime and keeping communities safe
Members of Leeds City Council’s executive board will discuss a refreshed version of the ‘Safer Leeds’ partnership strategy next week in its ongoing commitment to tackle anti-social behaviour and crime and protect communities.
01 Oct 2021
Resurfacing work around the Corn Exchange to start next week
Major work to resurface the roads around the Corn Exchange area will start next week as part of a £25million project being carried out by Connecting Leeds.