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Significant seizure as council continues to crack down on serious environmental crime: Seizure results

14 Jul 2022

Significant seizure as council continues to crack down on serious environmental crime

Multiple vehicles were seized in New Farnley during a joint operation between Leeds City Council’s serious environmental crime team and West Yorkshire Police following reports of  waste being burnt illegally on private land.

Active Leeds unveils new state of the art gym: JCCS Gym dumbell rack

14 Jul 2022

Active Leeds unveils new state of the art gym

A new state of the art gym has been opened at John Charles Leisure Centre, as part of Leeds City Council’s ambition to ‘get more people, more physically active, more often’.

Public Health Resource Centre celebrates 30 years of supporting public health across Leeds: Cllr Arif cutting cake

13 Jul 2022

Public Health Resource Centre celebrates 30 years of supporting public health across Leeds

Leeds City Council’s Public Health Resource Centre recently celebrated 30 years supporting anyone with a responsibility for or interest in addressing health inequalities and promoting health outcomes in Leeds.

Child Friendly Leeds reveal wishes of the city’s children and young people.: CFL Launch Wishes  Kippax Primary (003)

12 Jul 2022

Child Friendly Leeds reveal wishes of the city’s children and young people.

Young people in Leeds have revealed their wish list for the city’s future ahead of a new exhibition opening this week.

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey: A6120 Outer Ring Road cycling issues

12 Jul 2022

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey

Plans include a reduction in speed limit, an accessible bridge, and safety measures to junctions located on the route.

Connecting Leeds Best council Transport Clean air/air quality Environment

Brownlee brothers and Class Dynamix to mark Queen’s Baton Relay visit to Leeds: The Queen's Baton-3

06 Jul 2022

Brownlee brothers and Class Dynamix to mark Queen’s Baton Relay visit to Leeds

Queen's Baton Relay coming to Leeds Dock and city centre on Tuesday 12 July

Events Leisure and sport City centre Millennium Square

Keep kids reading all summer long with free reading challenge: Summer Reading Challenge 2022

06 Jul 2022

Keep kids reading all summer long with free reading challenge

Young book lovers in Leeds are being challenged to make some fascinating scientific discoveries at their local library this summer.

Top civic award for Leeds pupil who supported refugees at school: Winner of the 2022 Young Person of the Year award - Amran Neshat-2

06 Jul 2022

Top civic award for Leeds pupil who supported refugees at school

Amran Neshat, 16, a fluent speaker of Darsi/Farsi, broke down the language barrier for new pupils at John Smeaton Academy, supporting teachers with translation and providing a warm welcome for refugees from Afghanistan who were starting at the east Leeds high school.

National electric vehicle rally arrives in Leeds: Cllr Hayden meets GB EV Rally drivers at Stourton Park & Ride - 1

05 Jul 2022

National electric vehicle rally arrives in Leeds

18 electric vans travelling across the country have arrived at the UK’s first fully solar-powered park and ride in Stourton as part of national event. 

Clean air/air quality Climate change Transport

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes: Bus image A61A639

04 Jul 2022

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes

Residents and businesses are being asked for views on proposals to invest up to £22.5 million in two key roads connecting Leeds and Wakefield – the A61 and the A639.

Connecting Leeds Transport Best council Environment Clean air/air quality Highways Cycling Public consultation