Category: Leisure

  • SUMMER EVENTS

    As I’m sure you are aware Parks and Countryside facilitate a number of events each year. The table below lists the events that are booked to take placethis year, please be aware this is likely to change as the year goes on.   MON DATE STATUS EVENT   TYPE LOCATION JUN 14th BOOKED Summer Bands  …

  • Lawnswood Columbarium

    I recently received the information below: “Cllr Anderson When we met at the end of February you enquired about the Lawnswood Columbarium and whether repair works had been undertaken to the building/structure. Apologies for the length of time it has taken me to provide the below, but hopefully it gives you the information you require.…

  • 2015 TOUR DE YORKSHIRE – SUNDAY MAY 3rd 2015: RACE & ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION

    I have received the information below from the Director of City Development: “As you may be aware the Mayday bank holiday weekend has been confirmed as the date for the first Tour de Yorkshire, a world class cycle race which will finish in Leeds on Sunday 3rd May. Organised by Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury…

  • FESTIVAL OF CYCLING

    You may be interested in the information below, passed on to me by a local resident. UTravelActive is pleased to announce a fun festival for all from Monday 2nd March for two weeks. There will be pedal powered challenges, crafts, rides, film showings and more. For further information about activities happening across the city please visit…

  • TOUR DE YORKSHIRE 1ST TO 3RD MAY 2015

    I have received the following information from the Council’s Chief Officer, Culture and Sport, which may be of interest to you: “As you will be aware, due to the overwhelming success of the Tour de France, including the positive economic and social benefits generated, Welcome to Yorkshire, Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) and British Cycling wish to create…

  • TROPICAL WORLD ENERGY EFFICIENCY SCHEME

    The Council agreed back in 2012 to fund a major programme of energy efficiency by providing a new biomass boiler to the Tropical World site at Roundhay Park. This will provide a renewable heat source,  and to install this various streams of funding have been secured. In order to fit the boiler and carry out…

  • TARGETING OF DOGS IN THE AREA OF GOLDEN ACRE PARK

    I have recently been asked by the police to pass on the information below: “There have been reports of dog walkers being followed in the Golden Acre Park area of Leeds. The dog walkers have been followed home and they are concerned their dog are the targets. The vehicles involved are both Ford Transits and…

  • TOUR de FRANCE LEGACY, POOL

    I recently received the following information: “I am contacting you from Transport Policy where we are hoping to build upon the success of the Tour de France in Pool by installing additional cycle parking facilities. In total, I hope to install approximately 2 new Sheffield Stands  at Pool Playground (inside the wall) We have a…

  • UPDATE ON REFURBISHMENT OF CAFE AT GOLDEN ACRE PARK

    A number of residents have commented on the slow progress with the refurbishment to the café at Golden Acre. The latest information I have is that is that is as follows: “The contractors have just confirmed to us that they are very busy at the moment but now expect to have the roof fabricated in…

  • ACTIVITIES AT HOLT PARK FOR HALF TERM HOLIDAY w/c 27TH OCTOBER

    For information on activities to www.leedsplaynetwork.org