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Warm glow for residents as £25m energy efficiency scheme delivers results: Parkway 1

13 Mar 2024

Warm glow for residents as £25m energy efficiency scheme delivers results

Hundreds of council flats in Leeds are set for a carbon-cutting, money-saving future thanks to a £25m energy efficiency improvements scheme.

Housing

Builder filmed illegally dumping waste gets suspended prison sentence: Fly tipping-3

11 Mar 2024

Builder filmed illegally dumping waste gets suspended prison sentence

A builder caught on camera dumping and illegally storing construction waste in a rat-infested bin yard has been hit with a fine and suspended prison sentence.

Flytipping

Vision for Leeds: Councillors to discuss new 10-year regeneration partnership with central and regional government: Leeds 1 sml

11 Mar 2024

Vision for Leeds: Councillors to discuss new 10-year regeneration partnership with central and regional government

Senior councillors are to discuss Leeds City Council’s exciting new partnership with national, regional and local government to transform six of its neighbourhoods, helping to achieve its regeneration ambitions and deliver inclusive growth.

Best city

Trinity Leeds signs up to ‘Ask for Angela’ scheme and welcomes key organisations: Trinity signs up to Ask for Angela

11 Mar 2024

Trinity Leeds signs up to ‘Ask for Angela’ scheme and welcomes key organisations

Trinity Leeds hosted a special event involving key organisations from across the city, as the retail and leisure destination was formally launched as the largest ‘Ask for Angela’ venue in the city.

Safer Leeds

Update on future of Thwaite Watermill: Thwaite Mills

08 Mar 2024

Update on future of Thwaite Watermill

At meeting of full council on Wednesday, February 21, members gave approval to proceed with proposals which will help meet the unprecedented financial challenges facing the authority.

This included proposals to end the council’s lease at Thwaite Watermill, which has been subject to public consultation.

Museums and galleries Arts

People of Leeds call for city’s inspirational women to be etched in history: Civic Hall

08 Mar 2024

People of Leeds call for city’s inspirational women to be etched in history

The names of trailblazing women who made historic contributions to Leeds will be officially put forward to be etched on the walls of Leeds Civic Hall, it was announced today.

The people of Leeds were asked to help decide which women from an initial list of six should become the first to have their names permanently added to the walls of the building’s prestigious council chamber.

Council services Leeds Civic Hall

New museum display celebrates Muslims in the North: Muslims in the North group picture 6March24

08 Mar 2024

New museum display celebrates Muslims in the North

The trailblazing contributions of Muslims living and working in the north of England are being celebrated in a new museum display in Leeds.

Leeds City Museum’s spectacular Voices of Asia Gallery is hosting Muslims in the North, which was launched this week, and which explores the pioneering work of prominent Muslims in fields including commerce, healthcare, law and research.

Museums and galleries Leeds City Museum Arts

Saddle up for cycling event marking 10 years since Yorkshire's Grand Depart: Legacy Ride

05 Mar 2024

Saddle up for cycling event marking 10 years since Yorkshire's Grand Depart

Press release published on behalf of Struggle Events, Leeds City Council and Axiologik

Events

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05 Mar 2024

Update on Apperley Bridge traffic management as Flood Alleviation works continue

Due to adverse weather conditions across the winter months, a new timeline for Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 2 (FAS2) works in Apperley Bridge has been formulated. Steps have been taken to reduce the impact of temporary traffic management measures on Harrogate Road. 

Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

VR offers chance to see city’s state-of-the-art installation in a new light: Light Neville Street 16

04 Mar 2024

VR offers chance to see city’s state-of-the-art installation in a new light

Art lovers in Leeds have the chance to step inside a groundbreaking urban light and sound installation thanks to the latest VR technology.

A Light and Sound Transit by Berlin-based artist, sound sculptor and composer Hans Peter Kuhn had transformed Neville Street in Leeds city centre, where it was installed as a temporary public artwork.

Leeds Art Gallery Museums and galleries Arts

Statement on Convention of the North: leedsCouncil-placeholder-2

01 Mar 2024

Statement on Convention of the North

The Leader of Leeds City Council and Leeds Innovation Partnership comment on announcements at the Convention of the North

Leeds City Region