The ten Leeds City Council jobs you can apply for today  Yorkshire Evening Post

Suffering a bout of the January blues? Fancy a career change?


Council exploring positives for 'global city' Leeds as no-deal Brexit looms  Leeds Live

Leeds City Council's emergency planning for Brexit has also included a look at wider opportunities for the city.


Leeds City Council explains why 'homeless' man's tent was binned  Leeds Live

Photographs which appeared to show council workers binning a rough sleeper's tent were posted online.


Tributes to former Leeds City Council leader and Leeds Grammar School governor Peter Sparling  Yorkshire Evening Post

A former Leeds City Council leader described as a "stalwart" of Conservative politics in Leeds has died.


Leeds city council leader congratulates Leeds United on promotion to Premier League in bizarre tweet  Leeds Live

The Leeds City Council press office accompanied the announcement with a picture of a bird...


This is what the 27 new Leeds council houses in Gipton will look like  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council have released artists' impressions of the 27 new houses they're building in Gipton for social tenants.


No Scrooge as Leeds City Council spends almost £500,000 on Christmas lights  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds's council chiefs have shown they have Christmas cheer in abundance this year, spending almost half a million pounds on the city's decorations and ...


Leeds teacher has seen blood on chairs after classes amid period poverty crisis  Leeds Live

She told Leeds City Council that 'sanitary protection should be a right'


Leeds City Council has to spend thousands of pounds a day on emergency housing payments for vulnerable people  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council has to spend thousands of pounds a day on emergency housing payments for vulnerable people at risk of homelessness, figures show.


Leeds City Council secures £250,000 investment for Greek Street improvements  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council has secured a £250000 contribution towards a scheme to improve Greek Street in the city centre.


Eileen Taylor 'proud' to be first black Lord Mayor of Leeds  BBC News

Eileen Taylor's father came to England as part of the Windrush generation in the early 1960s.


Have your say on where to build 40,000 new homes in Leeds  Leeds Live

Leeds City Council's site allocations plan, with a housing target of 40000 new homes by 2033, to go back to public consultation.


Anti-hunting campaigners call on Leeds council to ban Boxing Day meet in Aberford  Yorkshire Evening Post

Campaigners have called on Leeds City Council to stop hosting Boxing Day hunt meets in Aberford amid claims that wildlife are still being chased.


Travellers move into Leeds council-built site  BBC News

It is the second dedicated travellers' site built by the council in Leeds.


One fifth of Leeds workers earn below real living wage, report claims  Leeds Live

More than 67000 working people are earning less than £8.75 an hour, says a Leeds City Council report.


Green belt sites only have 'stay of execution' until 2023, says Leeds Tory leader  Leeds Live

Coun Andrew Carter says changes recommended by government inspectors do not mean greenfield sites are safe.


Calls for greater protection as toll of attacks on council and school staff in Leeds is revealed  Yorkshire Evening Post

UNIONS have called for greater protection for Leeds's frontline council workers and teachers after new figures revealed they were assaulted at work almost 5500 ...


Government scraps Leeds green belt housing plans as protesters claim victory  Leeds Live

A number of potential housebuilding sites have been wiped from Leeds City Council plans.


Leeds council deputy director of children Sal Tariq wins OBE in New Year Honours  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council's deputy director of children and families, Saleem Tariq, may have been awarded an OBE - but he says there is “still much to do”.


Plans submitted to replace Leeds social club with new flats  Leeds Live

Leeds City Council is set to decide on the application to redevelop Burley Liberal Club and its sports pitches.


Save Parlington: Campaigners celebrate Leeds City Council's green belt U-turn over Site Allocation Plan  Yorkshire Evening Post

Ecstatic campaigners are claiming a “victory for people power” after a council U-turn over controversial plans to build thousands of homes on their leafy estate.


The three government rejections in 2018 which could have serious consequences for Leeds  Leeds Live

Three pleas for funding have been snubbed this year.


Public consultation underway on Council budget plans  South Leeds Life

Public consultation is now underway on Leeds City Council's initial budget proposals for next year. From now until midnight on Friday 18 January 2019, the ...


Leeds City Council uses RingGo and ParkBee to flag up staff  TransportXtra

Leeds City Council is the first local authority to adopt a *service* offered by ParkBee and RingGo that opens up staff parking areas to the general public. The c.


Horsforth accident spot missed by Leeds council in pedestrian crossing review  Leeds Live

Councillor Dawn Collins has called for greater transparency in process fearing road safety problems.


Threat to football ground where Leeds United stars David Batty, Noel Whelan and Paul Madeley played as boys  Leeds Live

A campaign to stop housing on sports pitches that were once graced by the likes of Leeds United legends David Batty, John Charles and Paul Madeley has ...


How Leeds council worker Tahira has been helping Holbeck for three decades  Yorkshire Evening Post

A Leeds community hero who never says no to helping people is celebrating 30 years of *service* in a city suburb. Tahira Khan first began working for Leeds City ...


YP Letters: Leeds council tax going up yet again while service declines  Yorkshire Post

I SEE that Leeds City Council are planning to raise Council Tax yet again in 2019/20 by almost four per cent when the alleged *service* that people receive ...


Leeds advised to remove green belt sites from allocations plan  PlanningResource

Planning inspectors have advised Leeds City Council to remove two green belt locations from its site allocations plan in order for the document to be found ...


Ice Cube Leeds 2019 dates and ticket prices  Leeds Live

The annual ice rink is always very popular with families.


Leeds housing plan could go back to public consultation after government scraps green belt plans  Leeds Live

Leeds City Council's executive board to discuss changes to new homes plan after government report scrap green belt proposals.


New permanent homes for Gypsy and Traveller families built by council in Leeds  Yorkshire Evening Post

New permanent 'living pods' have been built for Gypsy and Traveller families in Leeds.


Controversial Leeds care home Radcliffe Gardens now ‘effectively closed’, meeting hears  Yorkshire Evening Post

A controversial care home in Leeds is now “effectively shut down”, it has been revealed.


Planning applications 14 January 2018  South Leeds Life

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were ...


WYG to move headquarters to Leeds city centre  Yorkshire Post

THE chief executive of a professional services firm believes towns and cities along the M62 corridor can form the “centrepiece” of the UK's economy.


Homeless emergency accommodation open in Leeds tonight - what to do if you see someone sleeping rough in the cold  Yorkshire Evening Post

Emergency accommodation is open in Leeds tonight as temperatures hit 0 degrees overnight.


This is how much Manchester council spent entertaining Channel 4 execs who chose Leeds as new home  Leeds Live

Manchester and Salford councils went to war as their joint bid lost out to Leeds.


Leeds Council congratulates Leeds United on promotion to the Premier League  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds Council issued a tweet from its official account @LeedsCC_News which seems to confirm Leeds United's return to the promised land.


Approval granted for conversion of Leeds building  Insider Media

Plans to convert part of a prominent Leeds city centre office building for use as a café or bar have been given the go-ahead.


Peter Sparling, policitian  Yorkshire Post

Peter Sparling, who has died at 85, was the epitome of the dedicated and earnest public representative.


This is how many prosecutions there were in Leeds for misusing the blue badge in the last year  Yorkshire Evening Post

Only two London boroughs handed out more prosecutions for the misuse of disabled parking permits in the past 12 months than Leeds council, it has been ...


Opposition grows to Armley Heron Foods alcohol licence application  West Leeds Dispatch

Opposition is growing to the latest alcohol licence application in Armley Town Street. Heron Foods has applied to Leeds City Council to sell alcohol during their ...


Work set to start on the development to transform Leeds’s south bank  Yorkshire Post

Work on one of Leeds City Centre's largest building developments in recent times looks finally set to start after outline plans have been rubber stamped.


Departing Leeds councillor Alison Lowe talks Labour, diversity and mental health  Yorkshire Evening Post

But during a farewell interview with the Yorkshire Evening Post, it is clear that Councillor Alison Lowe never wanted to simply slip into a safe, stoic mould created ...


Cities could play key role in pollinator conservation  University of Leeds

Given the pressures that pollinators face on agricultural land, cities could play an important role in conserving pollinators, according to a new study.


Leeds makes new commitment to support military heroes  Yorkshire Evening Post

From the famed Ark Royal fundraising drive of the 1940s through to the award of the freedom of the city to the Rifles Regiment a decade ago, Leeds has always ...


Bridging the gap - new footbridge is lowered into place  South Leeds Life

Sustainable urban developer Citu has reached a major milestone this week with the installation of a 50-metre pedestrian bridge, providing a vital link across the ...


12 weeks of roadworks in Calverley start Monday  West Leeds Dispatch

Major road works by Leeds City Council start on Woodhall Road and Woodhall Lane next week, with closures and temporary lights during the daytime until the ...


Man and dog spend winter in tent after council flat becomes too dangerous  Mirror Online

Mark Davies, 43, of Leeds has set up base near Leeds General Infirmary with his beloved Pit Bull Terrier.


Leeds Station Interchange to close for eight months as road remodelling work begins  Yorkshire Evening Post

West Yorkshire Metro have confirmed the date when New Station Street will shut to allow months of roadworks to take place. The bus interchange will be out of ...


YEP Letters January 17  Yorkshire Evening Post

The history of Leeds' Coat of Arms. Michael Meadowcroft, Honorary Alderman, Leeds City Council. Neil Hudson's “Fact of the week” (YEP, January 8) charts the ...


Bramley Baths pool re-opens, boasting new £500000 eco-hub  West Leeds Dispatch

The swimming pool at Bramley Baths re-opened today after a near four-week closure due to building work. The community-led Baths have created an eco-hub at ...


See inside the Leeds council house transformed into the wizarding world of Harry Potter  Yorkshire Evening Post

Step inside the staircase of a Bramley home which has been turned into a scene from JK Rowling's wizarding world.


Plans for first phase of ambitious cycle route in Wharfedale submitted  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

AMBITIOUS plans that will lead to a 4 kilometre cycle track linking towns in Wharfedale have been submitted to Bradford Council.


Stoke council puts free tampons in its buildings  BBC News

Buildings owned by Stoke-on-Trent City Council will be stocked with free tampons and sanitary pads.


Kirklees Council children's services improving says Ofsted  BBC News

Inspectors see an improvement in children's services two years after a critical report.


Nearly one third of key decisions made in private by Birmingham council bosses  Birmingham Live

Documents reveal the full extent of decisions taken behind closed doors.


Couple put up huge banners featuring pictures of their neighbours in planning row  Leeds Live

Courtney and Fiona Lytton believe they have been trapped in an ongoing battle with their local council.


Concerns over flats on former Burley Liberal Club site  West Leeds Dispatch

More work needs to be done for permission to be given for a huge new housing complex in Burley, a panel of councillors has said, writes Richard Beecham.


Shadow business secretary declares 'full-blown crisis' after nuclear plans suspended  Leeds Live

The Shadow business secretary has accused the government of allowing a "full-blown crisis" to emerge in the energy sector after nuclear plans were suspended ...


Park & Ride comes back to Plans Panel  South Leeds Life

The planning application for the controversial Park & Ride scheme at Stourton will come back to the City Plans Panel next Thursday (24 January 2019).


Leeds honour South African trailblazer Albert Johanneson  Business Day

Leeds United have unveiled a plaque in memory of South African winger Albert Johanneson‚ the first black African to play in an FA Cup final. His granddaughter ...


Leeds council tax set to rise and dozens of jobs could face axe  Yorkshire Evening Post

Council tax is set to rise by nearly four per cent and dozens of jobs face the axe, plans for Leeds City Council's 2019-20 budget have revealed.


Leeds City Council set to offer free sanitary products  BBC News

The city's strategy to tackle period poverty is to be discussed by senior councillors next week.


Feminist group accused of transphobia want apology from Leeds City Council after event is cancelled  Leeds Live

Woman's Place UK says they were looking to hold a 'peaceful and respectful' debate, but they have been accused of promoting transphobia.


Leeds City Council light scheme 'a £5m dimmer switch'  BBC News

A councillor claims "burglars will be rubbing their hands" at the prospect of street lights being dimmed.


Council making 'emergency plans' for Leeds as prospect of no-deal Brexit looms  Leeds Live

Council leader Judith Blake said 'we are living through a time of unprecedented uncertainty'


Leeds City Council nets millions of pounds in car parking fees  Leeds Live

The city made its biggest profit to date raking in a whopping £8.4 million from motorists in 2017/18.


How Leeds council’s 2019/20 budget plans would affect you, your home and public services in the city  Yorkshire Post

Households look set to take another financial hit next year as Leeds City Council prepares its budget for 2019/2020.


Leeds Bonfire Night 2018: These are the free council displays in the city  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds will celebrate Bonfire Night 2018 with six free public displays.


Findings of investigation into video showing alleged bribe of Leeds City Council official revealed  Leeds Live

A man was accused of trying to use a £500 payment to bribe a member of the council's Taxi Private Hire Licensing team.


Bradford 'extremism claims' school in outstanding award  BBC News

The Bradford school is given "world class" status three years after going into special measures.


Leeds City Council Annual Landlords Conference 2018  NLA News

This is a great opportunity for you to hear how Leeds City Council is working together with landlords in the private rented sector. Meet with senior councillors and ...


Leeds feminist event cancelled at 11th hour by council after “transphobic” claims  Yorkshire Evening Post

A FEMINIST event at Leeds Civic Hall has today been cancelled by the council at the 11th hour after complaints from campaigners that it was potentially giving a ...


Investigation complete into video of alleged bribe involving Leeds Council official  Yorkshire Evening Post

The findings of an investigation into a video which appeared to show a taxi driver discussing bribing a Leeds Council official have been revealed.


Leeds council to add more electric vehicles to its fleet  Environment Journal

Leeds City Council has begun to replace more than 50 of their existing fleet with electric vehicles. They will now have 95 EVs in total, which they claim is more ...


Leeds City Council trials free internet for social housing tenants  Yorkshire Evening Post

Social housing tenants at two Leeds tower blocks have been connected to free broadband as part of efforts to combat digital exclusion. Leeds City Council has ...


It is not fair to blame Leeds City Council for the death of every rough sleeper  Leeds Live

Too many homeless people are dying on the streets of Leeds, there's no denying that. At least six rough sleepers have lost their lives in this city since October ...


Leeds council chief welcomes £100m Labour plan for rough sleeper accommodation  Yorkshire Evening Post

A senior Leeds councillor has welcomed a plan by Labour to provide emergency accommodation for rough sleepers.


Dozens of Leeds City Council jobs could be cut in 2019  Leeds Live

The local authority says it has to reduce the number of staff on its books due to budget restraints.


Leeds first council in England to combat period poverty in schools  Leeds Live

A pilot scheme to combat period poverty in Leeds schools has been announced.


Leeds City Council to buy land for park and ride extension  Yorkshire Evening Post

Decision-makers at Leeds City Council will take steps to create hundreds more park-and-ride spaces in the district. Plans to purchase land to extend the Temple ...


Leeds Clean Air Zone funding plans rejected by the government  Leeds Live

Leeds City Council has been told to resubmit its bid because it's too expensive.


LEEDS: Council to fight on against 300-home plans  Yorkshire Post

Leeds City Council looks set to continue its fight against plans to build hundreds of houses in the outskirts of the city.


Leeds City Council announce contractors for delivering £90m transport network  Infrastructure Intelligence

BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of the two main construction partners for a £90m programme of public transport works aimed at ...


Leeds City Council reveals new plan for Clean Air Zone charges, boundaries and vehicles  Yorkshire Evening Post

Future charges for coaches, buses and heavy goods vehicles operating in Leeds which are not compliant with latest emissions standards could be less than ...


This is how much extra council tax Leeds residents will have to pay in each band  Yorkshire Post

Leeds City Council has announced plans to increase council tax by 3.99 per cent – with around a quarter of this ring-fenced for adult social care.


Leeds City Council are recruiting new apprentices  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council are recruiting 12 new apprentices across a range of sectors.


This is when Leeds Council will be gritting the roads with risk of frozen rain rising  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council have announced that they have been out gritting the roads of the city twice on Saturday, and plan to be out again first thing on Sunday ...


Hotel plans for Leeds council buildings at next stage  Yorkshire Post

A major plan to build hotels, leisure space and new offices at former key Leeds City Council sites has moved to the next stage.


Leeds council leader ‘dismayed’ at government’s lack of action over One Yorkshire  Yorkshire Post

The leader of Leeds City Council is “dismayed” and “disappointed” at the government's lack of response to Yorkshire's devolution proposals, a meeting heard.


Nobody in Leeds is asking to pay extra council tax  Yorkshire Post

Not a single household in Leeds has offered to pay more council tax than they were billed for, it's been revealed.


Hundreds of physical attacks on Leeds City Council staff  Yorkshire Evening Post

staff working for Leeds City Council have been physically attacked more than 1300 times over the last five years, new figures reveal.


£16m insurance bill for Leeds council to protect against terror threat and other “catastrophic” events  Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds City Council is set to face an insurance bill of over £16m to cover itself against terrorism, fires, injury and other “catastrophic events”.


Council aims to close the ‘digital divide’ in Leeds  Yorkshire Evening Post

Council bosses in Leeds say they are determined to deliver on a masterplan that aims to close the city's so-called 'digital divide' during 2019.


LEEDS: ‘Risky’ primary school plans likely to be accepted by council  Yorkshire Post

Controversial plans to expand a primary school by more than 200 places look set to be approved by Leeds City Council decision-makers, despite education ...


Leeds City Council leader blasts ‘cynical’ decision over funding  Yorkshire Evening Post

LEEDS City Council leader Coun Judith Blake has backed calls for councils in less affluent ares of the country to get a fair share of central government funding.


Leeds City Council missed this many thousand bin collections and blame other road users for it  Leeds Live

Illegal parking and roadworks have been blamed for the failures.


Leeds City Council urged to scrap Holbeck red light district amid mounting pressure  Leeds Live

The Conservative opposition will call upon the ruling Labour group to make a U-turn on the 2014 scheme.


Lee Jenkinson death: Homeless man was given a house tenancy by Leeds City Council  Yorkshire Evening Post

Rough sleeper Lee Jenkinson was given the tenancy of a council flat before his death, it has emerged.