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Transformation work to start around the Corn Exchange

New visuals and plans have been released by Connecting Leeds showing how the area around the Corn Exchange could look after a £25million makeover. With over 100 buses passing through the area every hour, it is a key gateway for people visiting or working in the city. It is also

New image shows how £30m Headrow scheme will look

Leeds City Council have released a new animation which shows how the £30m Headrow scheme will look once completed in spring 2021. The scheme forms part of the Connecting Leeds programme which is set to transform transport in the city centre into world-class gateways for bus users, pedestrians and cyclists,

Langton Hall Holiday Lettings opens after million pound refurbishment

Langton Hall is a Grade II Listed Building which has stood derelict for over 8 years after the closure of Woodleigh School. At the start of last year, it was offered a lifeline by Leeds-based property developer C W Langton, who has invested around £3 million in the purchase and

Rozina Breen named as new chair of the board at Leeds Playhouse

BBC England’s head of north Rozina Breen has today been announced as the new chair of the board at Leeds Playhouse. She will be accompanied by current board member Neil Adleman as vice chair, and succeeds Sir Rodney Brooke CBE, who steps down after ten years as chair. As

Trinity Leeds’ free bike store is the wheel deal

Trinity Leeds is helping people get on their bikes with a free bicycle storage facility opening just in time for Cycle to Work Day today. The new secure bike store, located opposite Superdry on Albion Street, is now open and free to use, with space for 75 bicycles. The facility

50 years ago this month - when Sheffield became cabaret king

The city had truly seen nothing like it when the doors of Club Fiesta opened for the first time in August 1970. Though the Arundel Gate cabaret club was renowned for its palatial décor and Las Vegas-style glitz, it was probably just as well known for a simple dish that

Golf stars help drive forward Yorkshire tourism recovery

Welcome to Yorkshire is teaming up with former Masters winner and Europe Ryder Cup captain Ian Woosnam to host a Senior Golf Classic, as the tourism sector in the county continues to adapt to life with Coronavirus - COVID 19. In partnership with SGH Sporting Events of Leeds, the two-day