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Leeds has an ambition to be the best city in the UK.

This news bulletin rounds up what's happening on social media recently.


You may have noticed that Ed Sheeran is at Roundhay Park this weekend!  Loads of info from the promoters on this site  and you can read the council's official notice of road closures etc on the leeds.gov.uk newsroom

Working for wellbeing

The innovative Leeds Health and Care Academy continues to bring the city together to improve health and wellbeing. Check out their website, or download their summer newsletter for the latest achievements.

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A summer update on the academy's work
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Meanwhile, One You Leeds are focusing on eating well to stay well this summer, including helping people learn to cook delicious, healthy meals. 

Connecting Leeds update

Quick reminder that planned work to transform the Headrow for better bus and pedestrian use will mean some changes to bus stops and routes from 1st September. Work to get the area ready has been happening at night, but daytime work kicks in at the start of next month.  WY Metro have all the details to help you plan your journeys.  Meanwhile, you can also have your say on plans for new cycling routes in Leeds.

Notes for Big Change

Big Change Leeds is a campaign dedicated to helping those in need on the streets of Leeds. If you're in Trinity Leeds tomorrow (Friday) look out for the charity fundraiser 'Singathon'...anything you can give will make a real difference to our street support effort.

Ready for the 'Worlds'?

It's just over a month to go until the UCI Road World Championships bring the world's best cycling and para-cycling riders to Yorkshire. Whether you're a novice or a veteran bike-race watcher, everything you need to know is in the Yorkshire2019 Spectator Guide.  Download yours now.

As part of our year of Leeds World Class Sport, we're proud to be hosting the para-cycling and men's elite road races. It's an exciting end to our celebration of #leedssportingcity 

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Neighbours getting on

Do you have the skills to help Crossgates Good Neighbours get everyone online? There's a job going 

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Leeds Bestiary City?

Where can you meet unicorns and mermaids? In two amazing medieval books of beasts currently on show at Temple Newsam. Details here.  And for the full list of events, activities and exhibitions - and sign up for news and alerts - check out Leeds Museums and Galleries colourful website.