Tag: Lord Mayor of Leeds

Cottingley celebrates its first Apple Day

Over 80 Cottingley Hall estate residents turned out in force on Saturday to celebrate Apple Day, the first community event in their orchards, which they planted in February 2016. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Gerry Harper, officially opened the Apple Day celebrations and joined in the festivities. The fun

Beeston’s new primary school is opened

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Judith Chapman and local MP Hilary Benn were amongst the guests as the new Lane End Primary School was officially opened in Beeston on Friday (22 January 2016). The planting of a tree (a time capsule is to follow once its contents are complete)

Hannah won!

It was Thursday 12 November 2015 on a winters evening. Twelve children and their families gathered together at the Civic Hall in the centre of Leeds to find out who was going to be the new Children’s Lord Mayor of Leeds. Hannah Begum from Hunslet Moor Primary school south Leeds

Flower Pot People Come to Middleton Park Show

Local people are preparing their entries for the sixth Middleton Park Craft, Flower and Produce Show on Sunday 13 September 2015!  Alongside the usual veg, fruit, flowers, home produce and arts and crafts will be a new category of Flower Pot People. Local brownies have already created theirs, to go

Hugh Gaitskell children help celebrate Commonwealth Day

The Commonwealth flag was raised proudly above two civic buildings this week as Leeds once again played its part in a day of celebrations to mark Commonwealth Day. Held on Monday (9 March 2015) the Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr David Congreve was joined at the official raising of the