Sunday, April 11, 2021

Leeds City Council

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 a Conservative...

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 made available...

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 urged the...

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 Monday evening. The...

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 have claimed,...

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 certain year...

Calverley & Farsley councillor warns of Covid-19 economic impact in Leeds

Leeds city centre’s economy could shrink by a quarter as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Calverley and Farsley councillor has warned, writes...

Leeds: Council faces £123 million funding shortfall – despite funding boost

Leeds City Council looks set to call on the Government to cancel its loan debts in order to ease financial pressures caused by the...

Woodhall Road junction improvements get council green light

Council chiefs have given the green light to carry out £20,000 highway works to improve the Gain Lane/-Woodhall Road junction in Thornbury. The works are...

West Leeds: Council announces closed buildings due to Coronavirus pandemic

Council chiefs have agreed the temporary closure of a number of buildings due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of the buildings are still being checked...

Leeds: Fears council could face £100m black hole due to COVID-19 spending pressures

The leader of Leeds City Council has warned that the city could end up tens of millions of pounds out of pocket as a...

Bramley councillor leaves deputy-exec role following apology over Boris Johnson ‘publicity stunt’ comments

Leeds City Council has confirmed Bramley and Stanningley councillor Julie Heselwood is no longer a deputy member of the decision-making executive board, writes democracy...