SOCIAL CARE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS

SOCIAL CARE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Leeds City Council has launched a recruitment drive to ensure care providers can better support vulnerable residents during the Coronavirus pandemic.   In the coming weeks and months, social care providers will play a crucial role in keeping the city going and protecting our most vulnerable residents. As the demand on these services goes up, […]

COUNCIL PARKING FREE TO USE

COUNCIL PARKING FREE TO USE

Council-run car parks and on-street parking bays in Leeds will be free to use from today in light of the Corina pandemic. Parking charges for all Leeds City Council car parks and on-street car parking will be suspended until further notice, with priority given to NHS and social work staff and other key workers. Councillor […]

NEW GUIDANCE ON COUNCIL SERVICES IN LEEDS

NEW GUIDANCE ON COUNCIL SERVICES IN LEEDS

After the Prime Minister’s announcement on new coronavirus restrictions Leeds City Council will be closing and / or stopping the following with immediate effect. Further updates will be given over the coming day about any other services that might be affected: All council waste sites to be closed Garden waste collections have been suspended All […]

PARK PLAYGROUNDS TO CLOSE

PARK PLAYGROUNDS TO CLOSE

Leeds City Council will be temporarily closing all playgrounds in its parks from 23rd March as part of the authority’s efforts to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Whilst parks will remain open for the time being, all playgrounds in parks will be closed and the gates will be locked with notices in […]

DIGITAL DISCOVERY SESSIONS

DIGITAL DISCOVERY SESSIONS

Museum-lovers across Leeds will get the chance to travel back in time and explore thousands of years of history from home thanks to a new series of online digital discovery sessions. With council-run museums and galleries and many schools currently closed as part of efforts to minimise the spread of Coronavirus, staff in the museums […]

FROM THE ALPS TO THE DALES……

FROM THE ALPS TO THE DALES……

In 1907 a young Swiss baker and confectioner, Fritz Butzer travelled to England with the dream of opening his own café. He spent his first night in the waiting room of Bradford station – penniless and jobless and unable to speak a word of English. Little did he know the great future that lay ahead […]

LEEDS THEATRES TO CLOSE DUE TO VIRUS

LEEDS THEATRES TO CLOSE DUE TO VIRUS

The following information has been received regarding theatre closures in Leeds from the Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House Ltd. Following official government advice issued on Monday 16 March, which stipulates that people should avoid public buildings, including theatres, we regret to announce that Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House Ltd. will close from today […]

MUM’S THE WORD

MUM’S THE WORD

Mother’s Day is a day for pampering a very special person. So if you have left it until the last minute and are clueless for gift ideas then why not indulge mum, grandma or any other significant female role model in your life  with a fragrance or beauty product. They make a fabulous gift and […]

THE BILLIONAIRE BOY

THE BILLIONAIRE BOY

Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country! He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money. But what Joe doesn’t have is a friend. So he decides to leave his posh school and start at the local comp. But things don’t go […]

THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS

THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS

Singer-songwriter, Mike Batt, and all-round entertainer, Bernie Clifton, top the bill this March in The Good Old Days at City Varieties Music Hall. Best known as the founding member of The Wombles – Britain’s biggest selling singles group of 1975 – Batt is a singer-songwriter, arranger, record producer, director, conductor and author, working across a […]

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