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Leeds city centre introduces new recycling bins as part of #LeedsByExample campaign

Leeds city centre introduces new recycling bins as part of #LeedsByExample campaign

By Hannah Riordan Organisers behind the latest recycling bins in Leeds city centre say they hope they will help people to understand more about what they can and can’t recycle. The new recycling bins have been placed in various locations around the city centre as part of a larger campaign, aptly named Leeds By Example. The campaign was originally set-up […]

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Call for community volunteers in Leeds to reduce flood risk

Source: The River Stewardship Company

By Emily Smith A volunteer day to reduce the risk of flooding in and around Horsforth has been hailed a “success” by organisers who urge others to get involved. The River Stewardship Company hosted the volunteer day in partnership with Leeds City Council to help the environment and reduce the chances of flooding. Sarah Emberson, 47, community and education officer […]

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Stonewall place Leeds City Council in their 2018 Top 100 || Yorkshire Voice

Stonewall place Leeds City Council in their 2018 Top 100 || Yorkshire Voice
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Teaching union “sympathetic” over extortionate holiday prices, as Supreme Court decides if term-time breaks should be banned

Teaching union “sympathetic” over extortionate holiday prices, as Supreme Court decides if term-time breaks should be banned

By Leonie Stanton A TEACHING union has criticised travel companies for penalising parents by inflating prices of holidays outside of term-time.

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Holbeck community centre reopens

Hayley Sadler from the housing regeneration project team, Councillor Debra Coupar, Sean Corcoran from Keepmoat and Juliet Bennett from sc4L officially open the revamped community centre

A revamped community centre at the heart of a regeneration project in Holbeck has officially re-opened. Ingram Gardens community centre has undergone a major transformation ahead of nearby properties being refurbished as part of the council’s housing regeneration project.

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Lotherton Hall celebrates the birth of 27 fawns on their estate

Lotherton Hall celebrates the birth of 27 fawns on their estate

By Elizabeth Archer 27 fawns have been born at Lotherton Hall in Leeds this month, much to the delight of visitors and staff alike.

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Planning approvals in place for 17,000 new homes in Leeds

Leeds Town Hall

  By Mike Berriman Planning approvals are in place to build 17,000 new homes in the city. Recently proposals to change the national planning guidlelines means that the building of thousands of new houses could be fast-tracked.  

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Leeds City Council express frustration with housing situation

Leeds Town Hall

By Hayley Longster There are currently 17,000 approved planning applications for housing in Leeds that are not in the process of being built, to the frustration of Leeds Council. Some of these have been on the books since the recession and have therefore not made any progress since 2007.

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West Yorkshire Playhouse set for expansion

West Yorkshire Playhouse

By Hayley Longster Plans to provide extra funding for the expansion of West Yorkshire Playhouse have been approved by Leeds City Council at an Executive Board meeting today. The plans follow the recent announcement that Leeds will bid to become a European Capital of Culture in 2023.

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Leeds bids to receive millions of pounds as European Culture Capital

Leeds bids to receive millions of pounds as European Culture Capital

by David Mackie Leeds is eager to follow in the footsteps of Liverpool and Glasgow as it bids to become the European Capital of Culture 2023, a title which could generate hundreds of millions of pounds for the city.

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