Tag: Leeds City Council

Council to refresh child poverty strategy as Universal Credit cut bites

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to renew their commitment to tackling child poverty in Leeds at next week’s Executive Board meeting, with a focus on the Leeds response as numerous national covid response schemes come to an end. Leeds City Council’s ambitious strategy, Thriving, first launched in 2019,

Planning applications 4 October 2021

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

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

Stourton’s solar powered Park & Ride officially opened

The controversial Stourton Park & Ride was officially opened by the Minister for future of transport and environment, Rachel Maclean MP on 16 September 2021. Stourton Park & Ride is the third park and ride site in Leeds alongside Elland Road and Temple Green. It opened its doors to customers