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Last chance for public engagement on Leeds Bradford Airport and north west Leeds connectivity improvement plans


The current public consultation and engagement on plans to improve transport connectivity to Leeds Bradford Airport and in the north west of the city is now in its final week. The call for views on the latest proposals including an online survey at ends at midnight this Friday (12 April). Leeds City Council, working with West Yorkshire Combined Authority and partners

Written on 12th April 2019Marketing. Published in News, Policy & lobbying, Transport

Sponsors sign up to back Leeds Manufacturing Festival


Organisers of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, launched last month to showcase the city’s 1,800 manufacturing businesses as a career option for school and college students, have announced a four-strong line-up of sponsors backing the initiative. Accountant RSM, The Works Recruitment, law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and Leeds City College are supporting the seven-month festival, which is designed to give young

Written on 10th April 2019Marketing. Published in Chamber News, Manufacturing, News

New Grade A development opportunity announced with £10billion investment programme


Leeds City Council has today announced that it proposes to invite formal bids for a multi-million-pound development opportunity – one of the most prestigious in the city centre. Speaking on the Leeds City Region stand at the global property conference MIPIM, Martin Farrington, Director of City Development at Leeds City Council, announced the planned sale to developers and investors interested

Written on 13th March 2019Marketing. Published in Construction, News

Leeds Chamber to back homeless charity

Leeds Chamber to back homeless charity

Leeds Chamber of Commerce has opted to support homeless charity St George’s Crypt over the next few months. A different charity is chosen by the business support organisation each year, with the main fund-raising event being the annual dinner in late January.  The nominated charity is chosen by the current president, in this case Paula Dillon of international law firm

Written on 3rd January 2019Mike Cartwright. Published in Chamber News, Media, News, News3

LeedsBID Sweatworking event

In collaboration with TRIB3, LeedsBID is offering employees of levy paying businesses the chance to experience a more active approach to networking in the form of Sweatworking. Sweatworking involves a 45 minute, high-intensity interval fitness class followed by the opportunity to network with other business professionals over nutrient-packed post-workout refreshments. Attendees will be able to build relationships with other businesses in the city, whilst

Written on 14th November 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leeds bus users invited to feedback on new vehicles

First Leeds is inviting customers to feedback on proposals for new vehicles coming into the city over the next few year Key features that customers can feedback on include; new audio visual next stop announcements, seating and USB charging points Local bus operator, First Leeds, is holding customer consultation events over the next month to allow its customers to feedback

Written on 4th October 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

Commissioning training

Voluntary Action Leeds, working with Leeds City Council and WYCAS are once again delivering workshops to support third sector organisations in Leeds access grants and contracts available through the commissioning process. Leeds City Council, CCG’s and other public sector purchasers of goods and services have moved from awarding only grants to more formal service level agreements and contracts.  This is

Written on 31st August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News