Month: July 2023

A smiling nurse sits behind a round table. On the table is an open laptop and blood pressure device. Behind her there is an exmination bed and a leaflet rack on the wall.

Chance to check in as city’s libraries host pioneering wellbeing pods

A novel addition to libraries in Leeds is giving parents and families support from local midwives and healthcare professionals in the same place they browse for their favourite books. New ‘wellbeing pods’ have officially launched in eight of the city’s libraries and community hubs, the first of their kind to

A man in a hat with a bandana over his mouth holds a small dinosaur in a sling. There is a giant bone on the floor.

Prehistoric visitors let loose in White Rose this summer

Guests are invited to travel back in time this summer with White Rose Shopping Centre’s new Dino Discovery Trail, a free family experience arriving in-centre from Monday (31 July 2023) through to 3 September. The roar-some trail features 11 different dinosaurs located across the centre, including majestic brachiosaurus, breathtaking diplodocus,

The Schneider Electric works on Jack Lane, Hunslet

Business rates rebate will secure Hunslet jobs

Leeds City Council has agreed to give Schneider Electric, a strategically important business in Hunslet, a rebate on their business rates of £315,000 to help them expand their premises and workforce. Schneider Electric operates from premises on Jack Lane in Hunslet where it crrently employs 555 people. The firm, a

A man in hoodie sits on the pavement with his head hung down and a begging cup in front of him

Senior councillors agree new strategy to tackle homelessness in Leeds

A refresh of the Leeds homelessness and rough sleeping strategy has been approved by senior councillors, reinforcing the council’s ambitions to ensure that Leeds is a compassionate city where services work together to prevent and relieve homelessness. At Wednesday’s (26 July 2023) meeting of Leeds City Council’s executive board at