Saturday, August 15, 2020

Leeds City Council

Leeds Council: Play areas re-opening – UPDATE

UPDATE: Children’s play areas and playgrounds in Leeds will begin to reopen from tomorrow (Thursday).

Possible £95m Leeds Council cuts to be discussed next week

Councillors in Leeds will formally discuss an emergency budget for the first time at a meeting next week, writes Richard Beecham.

Council told to rid communities of ‘laughing gas’ in Leeds

Leeds city council has been urged to do more to help rid communities of ‘laughing gas’, writes Richard Beecham.

Social distancing restrictions aren’t over – Leeds health chief’s stark Covid-19 warning

Leeds’s most senior public health chief has warned against thinking the social distancing restrictions are over, following recent announcements from the government,...

Leeds Council still in dark over Covid rescue money, despite pleas to government one week ago

Leeds City Council could be weeks away from having to draw up an ’emergency budget’ due to the financial reverberations of Covid-19,...

Still no sign of government rescue cash as Leeds council face ‘faces draconian cuts’

The Government has still not confirmed whether it will give Leeds extra cash to cover the costs of Covid-19, despite claims from...

Leeds: Could leisure centres become temporary schools?

Schools should use community halls and leisure centres to help teach more children during the remainder of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to...

Covid pressures could lead to 400 Leeds Council job losses by next year, authority warns

Leeds City Council may have to face the biggest test to its services in a generation if no further government help is...

Pleas for government help as Leeds Covid-19 funding black hole rises to £200m

Leeds City Council has warned it is facing a “perilous financial position” due to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, and has...

Leeds: Householders asked to stand in solidarity against racism

People across Leeds are encouraged to stand in solidarity with those peacefully protesting against racism and all other forms of prejudice on...

Headteachers ‘to make the call’ on whether Leeds schools should reopen

Headteachers in Leeds need to make the decision themselves on whether schools should reopen in the coming weeks, Leeds City Council decision-makers...

Leeds aims to ‘phase’ primary school re-openings

Leeds City Council's education chief has said it is 'impossible' for all primary schools to meet the Government’s timetable of opening to...