More detail on funding the redevelopment of Headingley’s historic sports venue

Headingley Carnegie Stadium – home to Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket Club - is to get much-needed redevelopment, at no cost to the council taxpayer. More details on the agreement with a private financial services organization, which has been brokered by Leeds City Council, are now available. The proposals will be submitted to Leeds … Continue reading More detail on funding the redevelopment of Headingley’s historic sports venue

Leeds Labour Council set to secure deal for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Thanks to the efforts of Leeds Labour-led Council investment has been found to redevelop Headingley Carnegie Stadium. The Council has brokered an agreement which will provide the funds that are required. The stadium is home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league team and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union club, as well as main home ground of Yorkshire … Continue reading Leeds Labour Council set to secure deal for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Out and Proud in Weetwood – Leeds Hunters LGBT+ inclusive rugby team playing today

Passing through Weetwood today? Then watch out for the Rainbow flag flying proudly over the rugby ground. The LGBT+ Pride flag will be flying to mark the first time an inclusive team based in Yorkshire will officially play one from another region. Kicking off at 2pm on Saturday 18 March, The Leeds Hunters will take … Continue reading Out and Proud in Weetwood – Leeds Hunters LGBT+ inclusive rugby team playing today

Labour Council steps up to extend finance for Leeds Let’s Get Active programme

One of the perennially popular posts on this website is the one detailing the Leeds Let’s Get Active programme. If our experience is anything to go by, this has been a hugely successful scheme which has inspired thousands of people to take part in sport and physical activity across Leeds. Most of them may not … Continue reading Labour Council steps up to extend finance for Leeds Let’s Get Active programme

Le Tour in Leeds NW: the Grand Depart Timings have been announced

5 July 2014 – it’s getting closer and closer. The Grand Depart – as the Tour de France kicks [or wheels?] off – from here in Leeds. Now it has all become just that bit more real. The timings of the Yorkshire stages have been announced – here. They're in French, not surprisngly – but … Continue reading Le Tour in Leeds NW: the Grand Depart Timings have been announced

‘Leeds Let’s Get Active’ – sign up now for Leeds City Council’s new sport and health pilot.

FOR CHANGES TO THIS SCHEME FROM 1 JANUARY 2017 - AND FOR DETAILS OF THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CUTS WHICH HAVE MADE THEM NECESSARY - SEE http://wp.me/p3nrSW-8gC The Leeds Let’s get Active scheme starts at the end of September. It’s open to all, but the sessions are aimed especially at encouraging those who currently do little … Continue reading ‘Leeds Let’s Get Active’ – sign up now for Leeds City Council’s new sport and health pilot.