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Lord Mayor of Leeds welcomes Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation chief executive to Holocaust Memorial Day service: LCC HMD 2023 Big Screen Ad 1024x576px

18 Jan 2023

Lord Mayor of Leeds welcomes Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation chief executive to Holocaust Memorial Day service

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Robert W Gettings MBE JP will welcome the chief executive of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, Wojciech Soczewica to Leeds this weekend as the city holds its annual civic reception for Holocaust Memorial Day. 

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Lord Mayor visits Auschwitz ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day: IMG-20221116-WA0050

21 Nov 2022

Lord Mayor visits Auschwitz ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Robert W Gettings JP MBE visited Auschwitz-Birkenau this month ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day (January 2023) to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to develop his understanding of the atrocities committed during World War Two by the German Nazi regime.

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Fourteen former Leeds councillors receive major civic honour: Alderwomen with the Lord Mayor of Leeds

20 Oct 2022

Fourteen former Leeds councillors receive major civic honour

Fourteen former Leeds councillors received one of the highest civic honours the city can bestow yesterday, at a special session of full council, marking their exceptional contribution to Leeds and its council.

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New Children’s Mayor of Leeds officially announced: New Children's Mayor of Leeds

11 Oct 2022

New Children’s Mayor of Leeds officially announced

On Thursday 6 October, Mason Hicks, aged 9, from Whitkirk Primary School was announced as the new Children’s Mayor of Leeds by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Robert W Gettings MBE JP at a special event at Leeds Civic Hall.

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