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25 May 2023
New Lord Mayor of Leeds officially announced
Councillor Al Garthwaite has been announced as the new Lord Mayor of Leeds for the next year following the council’s annual general meeting.
11 Apr 2023
Lord Mayor’s ‘Just One Day’ charity appeal returns for 2023
The Lord Mayor of Leeds’ charity appeal ‘Just One Day’ event is returning on Friday 19 May, with everyone in the city encouraged to get involved.
17 Mar 2023
Military Wives Choir tops the bill for Leeds Armed Forces Day 2023
The Dishforth Military Wives Choir (MWC) will top a bill of festivities and excitement at this year’s Armed Forces Day in Leeds.
09 Mar 2023
Leeds to hoist Flag of Peace to mark the tenth anniversary of the Charter of the Commonwealth
A new Flag of Peace will be raised in Leeds on Commonwealth Day, marking the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the Commonwealth.
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.
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.
02 Nov 2022
Leeds prepares to host His Majesty The King
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.
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.