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#MakeLeeds2023 initiative launched as European Capital of Culture bid gathers pace

19 July 2017

Leeds’ 2023 bid team is today calling on the people of Leeds to support its European Capital of Culture bid by pledging their support online.

first direct arena 6th busiest arena in the world

17 July 2017

In a chart just released by industry body, Pollstar, first direct arena has now risen to being the 6th busiest arena venue in the World and the 4th busiest in the UK.

North Star Coffee Shop & General Store opens at Leeds Dock

12 July 2017

Featuring an on-site bakery in partnership with award-winning Noisette Bakehouse, next door to their on-site roastery and Coffee Academy

Full steam ahead for Leeds’ visitor economy performance 2017

6 July 2017

VisitLeeds have announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded that Leeds welcomed 27.29 million tourism visits in 2016, a 4.2% increase from 2015.

Crowne Plaza Leeds unveils multi-million pound refurbishment

12 June 2017

A LEEDS city centre hotel today unveils the results of a £4.5million makeover.

Tax Free Shopping Growth in Leeds

9 February 2017

Industry statistics released today reveal a sharp increase in the number of retail purchases from overseas visitors in Leeds, with annual sales from tax free shopping growing by 26.7% year-on-year for the month ended December 2016.

‘Budding’ new Flybe route from Leeds Bradford Airport marked with a ‘Yorkshire Rose’ exchange

28 October 2016

A plant exchange today took place today (28th October 2016) to celebrate the start of Flybe’s new route between Newquay and Leeds Bradford Airport..

Historic unveiling for The New Penny

19 October 2016

The New Penny will be awarded a blue plaque this week in recognition of its contribution to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Leeds over the last six decades.

Double-Digit Tax Free Shopping Boom For Leeds As Shopping Centre Goes Fully Tax Free

18 October 2016

In the week that Trinity Leeds becomes a fully tax free shopping centre, industry statistics released today show that sales from tax free shopping in the city grew by 12.8% in the year to the end of August 2016.

Christmas with The Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery

30 September 2016

The six exciting new shows for Christmas start on Saturday 5th November.

3.5m passenger milestone reached at Leeds Bradford Airport ahead of busiest winter programme.

29 September 2016

Leeds Bradford Airport has recorded its busiest ever 12 months, with more than 3.5m passengers travelling through the terminal since September 2015.

Handbag Clinic opens in Leeds

17 June 2016

Handbag Clinic, which cleans and restores handbags from some of the world’s most renowned designers, has opened in Leeds. The firm opened on Chelsea’s Kings Road last year before launching in Islington and Newcastle. Such has been the demand for its specialist services, it is now open in Leeds’ Queens Arcade.

Summer Exhibitions at Leeds Craft Centre & Design Gallery

15 June 2016

Check out what colourful shows The Craft Centre & Design Gallery has in store for you this Summer. Starting from Saturday 2nd July a trio of bright and cheerful shows will take over the Craft Centre inspiring visitors to Leeds.

Aurigny’s Leeds Bradford service takes to the skies

26 May 2016

Tomorrow, Friday 27th May, Aurigny will fly its inaugural Leeds Bradford service. The route will become the airline’s eighth year round destination and will operate on Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the summer

Flybe confirms new route between Leeds Bradford® and Newquay

23 May 2016

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has confirmed details of a new year round service between Leeds Bradford® and Newquay Airports that will operate three times a week from 28th October, 2016. This is the fourth and final Flybe route to be announced under the Government’s Regional Air Connectivity Fund. Tickets are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £19.99 including taxes and charges.