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Middleton Park bonfire and fireworks cancelled again

Leeds City Council’s six annual bonfire and firework events, including Middleton Park will unfortunately not be taking place this year. The events last took place in 2019. The decision has been taken due to significant budget pressures faced by the council and the current cost of living pressures on local

Inspiring arts project sees pupils bring the whole world to Leeds

Creative young people from schools across Leeds have seen a series of stunning globes they crafted in the classroom go on display to the public. As part of a spectacular cultural education project, pupils from 13 schools around the city, including Cockburn School and Cockburn John Charles Academy, designed and

Changes to taxi and private hire driver licensing standards approved

During a meeting of Leeds City Council’s Executive Board on 21 September senior councillors approved changes to taxi and private hire driver licensing standards in relation to minor motoring convictions. At the meeting, members of Leeds City Council’s Executive Board approved the adoption of the following set of standards for

Residents encouraged to play their part in tree-mendous city-wide tree planting project

Leeds City Council is once again encouraging residents to get involved in an annual seed collection to help with the ambitious target of planting 5.8m trees over 25 years across the city. In a bid to tackle the climate emergency, people of all ages are being asked to get involved

Yorkshire YouTuber ‘Rate My Takeaway’ to host charity event at White Rose

Popular Yorkshire YouTuber Rate My Takeaway – Danny Malin – is hosting a charity meet and greet at White Rose Shopping Centre this Tuesday (27 September 2022). The event is being held in support of Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, and free tickets can be secured now at bit.ly/MeetDannyMalin Danny

Epic programme announced with 100 days to go to LEEDS 2023

Marking 100 days to go until the start of LEEDS 2023 Year of Culture, elements of the programme have been announced yesterday (23 September2022). Work from the city’s internationally acclaimed artists and cultural organisations, alongside the diverse creativity brimming in all 33 Leeds wards, will feature in a three-part epic

White Rose announces festive grotto and its first-ever Ice Rink

It’s set to be an extra-special festive season at White Rose Shopping Centre, as its much-loved Christmas grotto returns this November, and for the first time will be joined by a magical ice rink outside in The Village.  Families are invited to meet the man in red at White Rose’s enchanting grotto, where they’ll enjoy a meeting