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Key dates and information for 2024 general election: Registering to vote student image

30 May 2024

Key dates and information for 2024 general election

Essential guidance ahead of polling day on July 4

Elections

Leeds City Council Logo

22 May 2024

Development boost for prominent site in Leeds's South Bank

Development plans for a key gateway site in the heart of Leeds’s South Bank have taken a significant step forward.

Development City centre South Bank Leeds

All square this summer as vibrant new events programme announced: Thors Leeds City Sq Scene 1 v2

21 May 2024

All square this summer as vibrant new events programme announced

New look City Square is set to host an exciting outdoor events programme this summer, it was announced today.

The square, which has been transformed by one of the city’s most ambitious ever transport projects, will be the setting for a brand new Thor’s Tipi bar, monthly artisan market and a line-up of family-friendly activities as well a big screen showing some of the season’s biggest sporting highlights.

City centre Events Connecting Leeds

Innovative ABCD in Leeds programme set to widen its reach as three new Pathfinder sites given go-ahead: ABCD in Leeds Pathfinder logo

20 May 2024

Innovative ABCD in Leeds programme set to widen its reach as three new Pathfinder sites given go-ahead

A pioneering asset-based community development programme is set to be expanded in Leeds.  

Health Adult social care

Leeds branches out to bring city’s trees to life this summer: Trees Are Alive 1

17 May 2024

Leeds branches out to bring city’s trees to life this summer

Trees across Leeds city centre are being brought to life as unique characters this summer thanks to a playful new art installation. 

Arts City centre Children

Countdown continues to cycling event inspired by Yorkshire's Tour de France moment: Legacy logo

17 May 2024

Countdown continues to cycling event inspired by Yorkshire's Tour de France moment

Preparations are continuing in Leeds for a high-profile sporting occasion that promises to give cyclists the ride of their lives.

Leisure and sport Events

Leeds groundbreaking Hip Hop exhibition claims global award: Members of the Hip Hop Historian Society and LCM team members - Winners at MandH Awards 2024

17 May 2024

Leeds groundbreaking Hip Hop exhibition claims global award

An exhibition celebrating the history of Hip Hop and its connections to Leeds has brought home an award at Museums + Heritage Awards.

Leeds City Museum Museums and galleries Awards

Sizzling Summer Series concerts set to return to Millennium Square: Summer Series 2023

16 May 2024

Sizzling Summer Series concerts set to return to Millennium Square

Millennium Square is set to host some of the most exciting acts in music this summer as it gears up for the highly anticipated Summer Series.

Bringing a vibrant festival atmosphere right to the heart of Leeds from July 3 to August 4, 2024, the annual concert extravaganza returns this year with 13 nights of unmissable gigs.

Events Millennium Square

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16 May 2024

Inspectors praise city-wide response to serious youth violence and criminal exploitation

The work of Leeds City Council and its partners in tackling the risk of serious youth violence and criminal exploitation in the city has been praised by inspectors.

Children Crime

Work of famed photographer captures a city’s story: Detail from Woodhouse Moor, Leeds, 1986 Peter Mitchell

14 May 2024

Work of famed photographer captures a city’s story

Fascinating photographs capturing decades of life in Leeds will go on display in the first major retrospective exhibition to showcase the work of British documentary photographer Peter Mitchell.

Leeds Art Gallery is thrilled to present Nothing Lasts Forever, opening on May 17.

Leeds Art Gallery Museums and galleries

Inspirational Lyla among nominees shortlisted for the Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2024: Lyla Bell

14 May 2024

Inspirational Lyla among nominees shortlisted for the Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2024

An inspirational 10-year-old who refuses to let a debilitating health condition stop her from living life to the full, is among the shortlist of nominees announced today for the Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2024.

Children Child Friendly Leeds