50 Years Dortmund Leeds. What Connects Us – An online exhibition

Last October we celebrated 50 years of twinning with our German partner city of Dortmund with a host of activities that took place here in Leeds. This year the focus switches to Dortmund for the return leg of the anniversary celebrations. Unfortunately many of the planned visits and activities due to take place in May… Read More 50 Years Dortmund Leeds. What Connects Us – An online exhibition

Calling all EU citizens – protect your rights to live and work in the UK

As part of our continued support for the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS), Leeds City Council, in partnership with the Home Office, is organising two information sessions on Monday 09 March to provide EU citizens living in Leeds, and the surrounding areas, with practical advice and guidance on applying for residency via the EUSS and… Read More Calling all EU citizens – protect your rights to live and work in the UK

Swedish healthtech delegation visits Leeds

Last week, Leeds City Council, in collaboration with the Leeds Academic Health Partnership and University of Leeds, hosted a visit from healthcare leaders, businesses and investors from Sweden, who were in Leeds to hear about the city’s strengths in health technologies. Chief Officer for Economic Development, Eve Roodhouse, presented an overview of the healthtech sector… Read More Swedish healthtech delegation visits Leeds

Leeds hosts major international innovation programme

Last week Leeds played host to the world leading international growth programme, known as a MIT Reap, which saw international leaders from government, business, universities and finance visit Leeds to see how the city inspires and supports innovation. The MIT REAP innovation programme is led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and provides expert, evidence-based… Read More Leeds hosts major international innovation programme

Leeds brings in the Chinese New Year in style

Leeds celebrated the Chinese New Year in style this week with a special business networking event that highlighted the strong relationship the city, and wider region, has with China. The event, which was hosted by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Leeds City Region LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) and the Business Confucius Institute at… Read More Leeds brings in the Chinese New Year in style

Leeds signs major European climate pledge

Leeds has joined 26 European cities in signing a climate pledge that underlines the leading roles cities are taking in fighting climate change. The city climate pledges, which were organised by the major European network EUROCITIES, were presented this week to Clara de la Torre, Deputy Director General for DG Clima, the EU department tasked… Read More Leeds signs major European climate pledge