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Knife Angel starts conversations about knife crime in Leeds: Knife Angel sculpture

25 Jan 2024

Knife Angel starts conversations about knife crime in Leeds

The touring Knife Angel sculpture has arrived in Leeds, to send a powerful message and spark conversations about knife crime in the city.

Crime Safer Leeds

Leeds lights up orange to mark start of 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and girls: Light up orange

23 Nov 2023

Leeds lights up orange to mark start of 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and girls

People across Leeds are being encouraged to get involved in White Ribbon Day and the 16 Days of Activism, an annual international campaign that calls for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

Safer Leeds Public safety Charities and third sector Domestic violence

Continued efforts to tackle anti-social behaviour in Leeds city centre: Civic Hall

14 Nov 2023

Continued efforts to tackle anti-social behaviour in Leeds city centre

Further action is being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour in Leeds city centre with the renewal of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).

Safer Leeds City centre Public safety

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30 Jun 2023

Anti-social Behaviour Awareness Week sees city-wide Public Space Protection Order comes into force

New powers to tackle vehicle related anti-social behaviour across the city come into force this week following a survey conducted by the council which saw Leeds residents identify road safety, dangerous driving and speeding as problems in their local areas.

Safer Leeds

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30 Jun 2023

Additional Public Space Protection Order powers given go ahead to tackle anti-social behaviour issues in inner north west Leeds

Extra powers have been introduced this week in inner north west Leeds to help tackle anti-social behaviour and other associated issues.

Safer Leeds

Students and landlords urged to be mindful ahead of summer changeover: 20220627 100038

28 Jun 2023

Students and landlords urged to be mindful ahead of summer changeover

Leeds City Council is urging the city’s 50,000 students and their landlords to be considerate of local communities during the summer changeover period.

Environmental Services Safer Leeds

Leeds City Council urges women to have their say on women’s safety in Leeds city centre: Leeds skyline-2

20 Jun 2023

Leeds City Council urges women to have their say on women’s safety in Leeds city centre

*Women who live, work and visit Leeds city centre are being encouraged to have their say in a survey which has been created to ensure that Leeds is a safer and more comfortable place.

Safer Leeds

Striking new art mural sparks conversation about Violence Against Women and Girls agenda: Mural-6

19 Apr 2023

Striking new art mural sparks conversation about Violence Against Women and Girls agenda

A striking new art mural, designed to spark conversations about the Violence Against Women and Girls agenda, has been installed in the city centre this week.

Safer Leeds

Daters in Leeds urged to ‘Ask for Angela’ if needed this Valentine’s Day: Ask For Angela Social Post-4

09 Feb 2023

Daters in Leeds urged to ‘Ask for Angela’ if needed this Valentine’s Day

In the run up to Valentine’s Day, people in Leeds are being urged to ‘Ask for Angela’ if they feel unsafe or uncomfortable. 

Safer Leeds

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08 Feb 2023

Senior councillors in Leeds discuss annual Safer Leeds progress report

A report which highlights the positive progress of the council’s Safer Leeds executive has been discussed by senior councillors in Leeds today.

Safer Leeds

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28 Oct 2022

Partial Closure Order granted to tackle anti-social behaviour in Hirst's Yard

Leeds City Council’s Safer Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team have secured a Partial Closure Order following serious incidents of anti-social behaviour and associated criminality in Hirst's Yard. This area sits behind Duncan Street, Call Lane and Briggate.

Safer Leeds Anti-social behaviour City centre