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Building for a bright future as work starts on new council homes: Housing 1

30 Jan 2024

Building for a bright future as work starts on new council homes

Construction work has started on a scheme that provides further proof of the burgeoning success of Leeds’s Council Housing Growth Programme (CHGP).

Housing

City’s inspiring women set for Leeds Civic Hall tribute: Leeds Civic Hall

30 Jan 2024

City’s inspiring women set for Leeds Civic Hall tribute

Inspirational women who have made their mark on Leeds are set to have their names etched in history at Leeds Civic Hall.

People across the city are being asked to help decide which remarkable women from history will have their names inscribed on the walls of the building’s prestigious Council Chamber.

Council buildings Museums and galleries Arts

Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns in February to showcase opportunities: Social Media (Square)

30 Jan 2024

Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns in February to showcase opportunities

The Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns to the Leeds first direct arena next month, showcasing apprenticeship opportunities across the city.

jobs and skills

Museum’s textile titan looms large over tiny twin: image00020

29 Jan 2024

Museum’s textile titan looms large over tiny twin

A tiny loom designed to give a miniature masterclass on Yorkshire’s textile prowess has been carefully conserved in the shadow of its super-sized sibling.

The scale model, less than half a metre high, recreates in astonishing detail the hulking machines manufactured by Barnsley’s Wilson and Longbottom, who made looms for factories around the world during the golden age of Yorkshire textile production.

Leeds Industrial Museum Museums and galleries Arts

Gallery’s new exhibition puts cities in the frame: young in hong

26 Jan 2024

Gallery’s new exhibition puts cities in the frame

A new exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid explores cities and the urban environment through the eyes of women and gender non-conforming artists.

Found Cities, Lost Objects opens at the gallery on Friday (Jan 26).

Leeds Art Gallery Museums and galleries

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

Help shape plans to improve walking, cycling and public transport along Woodhouse Lane: Cycle user on Woodhouse Lane

23 Jan 2024

Help shape plans to improve walking, cycling and public transport along Woodhouse Lane

A public consultation has been launched asking people for their views about transport options between the centre of Leeds and the Hyde Park and Woodhouse areas of the city.

Connecting Leeds Transport Highways Road safety

Lord Mayor to welcome Holocaust survivor as guest of honour to Leeds Holocaust Memorial Day: LCC HMD 2024 Big Screen Ad 1920x1080px

23 Jan 2024

Lord Mayor to welcome Holocaust survivor as guest of honour to Leeds Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust survivor Dr Martin Stern MBE will be the guest of honour as Leeds marks Holocaust Memorial Day later this month.

Lord Mayor of Leeds

Sweet dreams as museum displays allsorts of classic confectionery: image00011-3

22 Jan 2024

Sweet dreams as museum displays allsorts of classic confectionery

A collection of classic confectionery has added a timeless touch of sweetness to a new exhibition in Leeds.

Vintage Yorkshire sweet jars, chocolates and toffee tins are among the objects on show in Abbey House Museum’s The Power of Persuasion, which explores the stories and strategies behind some of history’s most iconic brands.

Abbey House Museum Museums and galleries