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Green light for Leeds Kirkgate Market hotel scheme: Hotel 1

01 Dec 2023

Green light for Leeds Kirkgate Market hotel scheme

The regeneration of the area around Leeds Kirkgate Market is set to take another impressive stride forward after plans for a new hotel and gym were given the green light.

City centre

Leeds City Council renews its commitment and support for the Armed Forces Covenant: AFC signing 3

28 Nov 2023

Leeds City Council renews its commitment and support for the Armed Forces Covenant

Leeds City Council has renewed its commitment to supporting armed forces personnel, reservists, veterans, and cadets after being recognised with the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) 2023 Gold Award earlier this year.

Armed Forces/Remembrance

Council housing programme is delivering affordable homes with heart and soul: Gascoigne 1

24 Nov 2023

Council housing programme is delivering affordable homes with heart and soul

A newly-completed extra care housing scheme has been hailed as a warm and welcoming symbol of Leeds City Council’s commitment to providing quality homes for local people.

Housing

Leeds lights up orange to mark start of 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and girls: Light up orange

23 Nov 2023

Leeds lights up orange to mark start of 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and girls

People across Leeds are being encouraged to get involved in White Ribbon Day and the 16 Days of Activism, an annual international campaign that calls for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

Safer Leeds Public safety Charities and third sector Domestic violence

Leeds City Council Logo

23 Nov 2023

Council continues wheelie bin crackdown in support of local communities

Following successful prosecutions in Leeds Magistrates Court, several residents in Headingley and Hyde Park have been hit with £8984.97 in fines and costs for waste related breaches of the Inner North West Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

Environment

Plans panel date confirmed for Leeds Kirkgate Market hotel scheme: Hotel 1

22 Nov 2023

Plans panel date confirmed for Leeds Kirkgate Market hotel scheme

Plans for a new hotel development at Leeds Kirkgate Market will next week reach their latest significant milestone.

City centre

Over £15 million secured for ambitious Heart of Holbeck proposals: St Matthew’s Community Centre

21 Nov 2023

Over £15 million secured for ambitious Heart of Holbeck proposals

Leeds City Council’s exciting plans for the regeneration of Holbeck have been allocated more than £15 million, as part of the latest round of investment from the government’s Levelling Up Fund.

Economy

Investment Zone boosts Leeds’ innovation ambitions and vision: Innovation Arc

20 Nov 2023

Investment Zone boosts Leeds’ innovation ambitions and vision

The Leeds Innovation Partnership has welcomed news that West Yorkshire is to be home to the country’s third Investment Zone, boosting the city’s ambition to deliver innovation that creates a healthier, greener and inclusive future for Leeds, the region and across the globe.

Inclusive growth

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

20 Nov 2023

Reminder for last garden waste collections of the year

With over four million brown bins emptied each year from over 218,000 households, Leeds City Council delivers the largest garden waste collection service in the UK.

However, brown bin collections are going into their usual annual winter hibernation after Saturday 2 December, meaning most households will have their last collection in late November.

Bin collections/waste services