Developer to resolve council concerns

The head of development company Idé Real Estate said the company is keen to work with the council and the public on a new £70m office and hotel development in Leeds city centre.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar performing at Leeds Festival where the Co-op is launching a new recycling scheme this summer.

Co-op tackles plastic bottle waste with launch of festival recycling

Co-op will become the first UK retailer to launch reverse vending machines this summer in an attempt to reduce plastic bottle waste at music festivals.

Simon Spinks, managing director of Harrison Spinks.

Harrison Spinks leads the way in Queen’s Awards

A luxury bedmaker which grows its mattress fillings on a farm in Yorkshire is leading this year’s recipients of Queen’s Awards for Enterprise after receiving two accolades.

Adam Holdsworth, managing director and owner of N.Peal. Picture: Tony Johnson

Luxury cashmere retailer that appeals to a certain superspy

Adam Holdsworth rescued luxury cashmere retailer N.Peal out of administration. Now he is opening a shop in New York. Lizzie Murphy reports.

Cranes silhouetted against a spectacular sunrise in the centre of Leeds.' Picture Gerard Binks

Investment in infrastructure is key to unlocking private sector development in Leeds, says council chief

The chief executive of Leeds City Council believes the local authority’s investment in infrastructure will be the key to unlocking future private sector development in the city.

Hazel Pughe-Morgan and her son Woody.

Leeds parents’ anger over changes to swimming lessons for disabled children

Parents of disabled children in Leeds believe they are being treated like “second-class citizens” after the council decided to pull the plug on specialist swimming lessons.

John Power MBE, chief executive of convenience food manufacturer Symington's.

Symington’s poised to sell oodles of noodles to China

A convenience food manufacturer is making surprising move on the Far East as it prepares to sell noodles to the Chinese.

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