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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

Leeds Creative Skills Festival to take centre stage at Leeds First Direct Arena: Leeds Creative Skill Festival

11 Nov 2022

Leeds Creative Skills Festival to take centre stage at Leeds First Direct Arena

Leeds Creative Skills Festival, an exciting new festival of events, is set to showcase the array of opportunities available in the creative and cultural sector across the city.

jobs and skills

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10 Nov 2022

Nominations Open for the 20th Leeds Sports Awards

Press release issued on behalf of Leeds Sports Awards

Leisure and sport

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10 Nov 2022

Leeds City Council and the Trussell Trust publish research backing ‘Cash First’ approach

Today (Thursday 10 November), Leeds City Council and the Trussell Trust have published research supporting a ‘Cash First’ approach.

Cost of living

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09 Nov 2022

Headingley postal voters urged to return planning referendum votes promptly due to expected Royal Mail strike action

Headingley Neighbourhood Plan referendum taking place on Thursday 24 November

Elections

Lord Mayor to lead Remembrance Sunday tributes in Leeds: War Memorial

08 Nov 2022

Lord Mayor to lead Remembrance Sunday tributes in Leeds

Members of all communities across Leeds are warmly invited to join the Lord Mayor on Victoria Gardens to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Armed Forces/Remembrance