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Plan Ahead for a busy weekend in the city: Plan Ahead to avoid being affected by traffic disruption

23 Nov 2022

Plan Ahead for a busy weekend in the city

Motorists are being urged to plan ahead when travelling into Leeds city centre this weekend, using alternative methods of transport or allowing extra time for journeys to avoid being affected by traffic congestion.

Connecting Leeds Transport

Improvements start for busy Fink Hill junction on A6120, North Leeds: Fink Hill 2

22 Nov 2022

Improvements start for busy Fink Hill junction on A6120, North Leeds

Following a public consultation in 2020 seeking feedback about a busy junction on the A6120, (Leeds Outer Ring Road) preliminary works will be starting this week.

Connecting Leeds Transport Highways

Leeds primary school students launch ‘Name the Gritter’ competition: Gritter

22 Nov 2022

Leeds primary school students launch ‘Name the Gritter’ competition

Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School students have helped Leeds City Council launch their ‘Name the Gritter’ competition, which is soon to be rolled out to all Key Stage 2 pupils across Leeds.

Connecting Leeds Highways Transport

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.

Lord Mayor of Leeds

Leeds one of 122 global cities named as climate action leaders on CDP 2022 A List: Solar panels on Bardsey Primary School

18 Nov 2022

Leeds one of 122 global cities named as climate action leaders on CDP 2022 A List

Leeds City Council has been recognised as one of 122 city authorities across the world leading the way on climate action in a new list published by renowned international authority, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

Climate change

Young, unaccompanied asylum seekers in Leeds cook up new, free recipe book: The young people involved in the creation of the Food Means Home recipe book. Photo credit: Nicola Fox.

17 Nov 2022

Young, unaccompanied asylum seekers in Leeds cook up new, free recipe book

Young asylum seekers in Leeds have given people a taste of their homelands by creating a free-to-download recipe book filled with delicious dishes from around the world.

Children Children's services Asylum seekers

Reminder for last garden waste collections of the year: Brown bins

17 Nov 2022

Reminder for last garden waste collections of the year

With over four million brown bins emptied each year from over 215,000 households, Leeds City Council delivers the largest garden waste collection service in the UK.

However, brown bin collections are going into their annual winter hibernation after Saturday 3 December, meaning most households will have their last collection in late November.

Bin collections/waste services

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15 Nov 2022

Statement on a proposal to close Queensway Primary School

Leeds City Council's statement on the outcome of consultation on a proposal to close Queensway Primary School.

Children Children's services

Scotland Lane and Whitehouse Lane sustainable transport improvements – have your say: Scotland Lane (for illustrative purposes only)

15 Nov 2022

Scotland Lane and Whitehouse Lane sustainable transport improvements – have your say

Leeds City Council is asking for views and comments on proposals to improve sustainable transport connections along Whitehouse Lane and Scotland Lane.

Transport Connecting Leeds

Back to Basics with Baby Week Leeds: Victoria Gate, John lewis & Rainbow Factory (2)

14 Nov 2022

Back to Basics with Baby Week Leeds

Baby Week returns to Leeds today, with over 100 free or low cost events taking place across the city over the week.

Children's services