Category: South Leeds

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Historic Salamanca locomotive model returns to Leeds

The world’s oldest model locomotive is back home in Leeds more than two centuries after it helped spark a global railway revolution. Made in 1811 by famous engineer Matthew Murray, the precious model has arrived safely at Leeds Industrial Museum where it will now take pride of place in an

Collect tree seeds for Leeds this autumn

Residents are being encouraged to show their support for an ambitious city-wide tree planting project this autumn. Leeds City Council set out the target of planting approximately 5.8m trees over 25 years in parks and green spaces across the city as part of its wide-ranging work through its woodland creation

Middleton Park bonfire cancelled for a second year

Leeds City Council’s six annual bonfire and firework events, including Middleton Park, will unfortunately not be taking place this year. This follows guidance issued by national government when restrictions were eased in July 2021 that particularly relate to large gatherings at outdoor events including firework displays. A key aspect of

Escape down the rabbit hole at The Escapologist White Rose

Experience the instant enchantment that is ‘Almost Alice’, a new wonderland-themed escape room created by The Escapologist. Located in White Rose Shopping Centre, next to New Look, The Escapologist’s wondrous new room includes stunning visuals that tell the captivating story of Lewis Carroll’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and the Queen’s