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Changes ahead at Leeds Tiled Hall café: inscrutable council report explains

Watch out, you lovers of three bean salad with a cheeky pino, you fans of a slice of torte over your iPad with your morning macchiato, changes are afoot at the Victorian Tiled Hall Cafe at the home of Leeds art gallery … Continue reading

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Agreement reached for funding Headingley stadium redevelopment – no cost to taxpayer

Leeds City Council says an agreement has been reached to get the funds required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie stadium. “This funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer,” says … Continue reading

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Council to publish annual list of Leeds councillors summonsed over non-payment of council tax

Remember the furore just before Christmas when it emerged that Leeds City Council was paying lawyers (with public money) to fight a ruling from the Information Commissioner that it had to disclose the names of four councillors who had been … Continue reading

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Is there anybody there? Knock three times if the head of Leeds markets has left the job

“I was very impressed with the accuracy of Sue’s reading, and I encourage everyone to come along!” Leeds Lord Mayor Cllr Gerry Harper is holding a charity fund-raiser in the Civic Hall in May featuring “psychic medium” Sue Carrol. Gerry, who … Continue reading

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Who’s up, who’s down? Leeds local elections 2016 in numbers

Some facts and figures from yesterday’s vote in the Leeds City Council elections (in which none of the 33 seats up for grabs changed hands). Labour’s percentage vote in the city was up 3% compared to 2015, but still 4% … Continue reading

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Leeds local elections – welcome to the new multi-party system (and “new politics”)

What a difference six years make. Here’s who was standing where in the local elections in Leeds in 2010: And here’s who’s standing for the 33 seats up for grabs on 5th May: Much prettier, no? That’s because in Leeds, as elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Council set to give thumbs down to broadcasting Leeds planning meetings on the web

Meetings of Leeds City Council’s top decision-making body are set to be broadcast live over the internet starting at the latest in April this year. Members of a senior committee are expected to give the go-ahead to the new webcasts … Continue reading

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