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  Leeds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire in the north of England.
The city's industrial growth was catalysed by the introduction of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in 1816 and the railway in 1848.
Leeds has a large number of museums, being the home of the Royal Armouries Museum (opened in 1996 when the collection was transferred from the Tower of London), the Leeds City Museum about the history of Yorkshire, Thackray's Medical Museum and the City Art Gallery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leeds   (2244 words)

 Guide to the city of Leeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leeds is a city in the county of West Yorkshire, in the north of England.
Leeds is part of a metropolitan borough named the City of Leeds.
Leeds is also the destination for shopping in the north, with its impressive Victorian shopping arcades, on top of all the major high street names.
www.propertyinbirmingham.org /leeds/guide   (277 words)

 Chemistry Undergraduate Prospectus - City of Leeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leeds is an immensely prosperous commercial and industrial city right at the heart of Britain with excellent road, rail and air connections to all parts of the country and the continent.
The streets of Leeds City Centre come alive throughout the summer months with free entertainment: Rhythms of the City; Jazz on the Waterfront; Breeze; and the surrounding districts: Ballet in the Park (Roundhay), Opera in the Park (Temple Newsam); the West Indian Carnival (Potternewton Park) are all free entertainment.
Leeds was one of the eight cities hosting the 1996 European Football Championship at the Elland Road Stadium.
www.chem.leeds.ac.uk /Undergrad/CHEM_UG7.html   (658 words)

 BBC SPORT | ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP | Leeds crush sorry City
Leeds won their first away Premiership tie in more than four months as Manchester City continue to look a side destined to return to the Nationwide League.
Smith went close with a header for Leeds and, in the 66th minute, Tiatto produced the brightest moment of the match when he eluded two challenges and struck a fine shot that was well saved by Robinson.
City were in total disarray when an injury time corner fell to the unmarked Keane at the far post who stumbled but only needed a touch to find the empty net.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport/hi/english/football/eng_prem/newsid_1114000/1114453.stm   (613 words)

 AllRefer.com - Leeds (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The city is a communications and regional government center and a junction of transportation routes, both rail and water; canal and river connect Leeds with both east and west coasts.
Manufactures include woolens (produced since the 14th cent.) and clothing, for which Leeds is a center of wholesale trade.
Leeds has a classical town hall (1858) in which triennial musical festivals are held.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/Leeds.html   (327 words)

The development of the city of Leeds has continued unabated for over a decade and it is now a truly dominant financial and business centre.
Leeds Arena is based on the concept of a state-of-the art facility with the latest "smart" technology and corporate hospitality facilities to a standard not currently experienced in Europe.
Leeds Arena Ltd also has partners with the experience and ability to create events that will attract world attention, and is committed to providing exciting events and activities that will appeal to the local community and visitors alike.
www.leedsarena.com /overview.html   (303 words)

 University of Leeds | About Leeds & Yorkshire
Leeds position as 'the' place to be continues unabated.
Leeds has just been voted as one of the top three places to shop in the UK by numerous independent surveys, and offers a huge range of shops and stores to suit all tastes.
Yorkshire is also home to the ancient city of York with historical attractions such as the Viking and Roman heritage, the Minster, Shambles and selection of Museums.
www.leeds.ac.uk /regions   (268 words)

 LCAD - International Students / Leeds - the city
Leeds is a vibrant and thriving city based in the North of England.
Leeds is very close to the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales, and it does not take long to travel to the Peak District or the Lake District.
Leeds has a brand new multi-screen cinema in the city centre, as well as a further two outside of the city.
www.leeds-art.ac.uk /internationalStudents/LeedsTheCity.asp   (611 words)

 LEDA Member City: Leeds
Leeds City Council is the largest Metropolitan District in the UK, and it is one of the UK's prime business, financial, manufacturing and retailing centres with a GDP of £8.8bn (1996).
Leeds is the capital of Yorkshire and Humber, and as such has a unique role to play in the economic and social infrastructure of the region.
Traffic in Leeds grew by 23% between 1979 and 1987 and a further growth of 27% is expected between 1995 and 2001.
www.leda.ils.nrw.de /database/cities/city0089.htm   (1003 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | Premiership | Leeds 2-1 Man City
Leeds climbed off the bottom of the table with an unlikely win having been on the back foot for most of the game.
City started the second-half in similarly sprightly fashion and Paul Robinson had to make a reaction save to beat away Sibierski's header.
With 15 minutes to go, Leeds once more scored against the run of the play with a controversial penalty as Van Buyten was adjugded to have fouled Smith inside the box.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/3507768.stm   (485 words)

 BBC SPORT | FA CUP  | Cardiff stun Leeds
Leeds had been forced to play the entire second half with 10 men after striker Alan Smith was controversially sent off by D'Urso.
Viduka had given Leeds the lead in the 12th minute with a searing 20-yard shot, pouncing on a misdirected pass out of defence by Cardiff's Spencer Prior.
Leeds' cause was not helped when their inspirational captain, Rio Ferdinand, was forced off with ankle ligament damage after 10 minutes.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport/hi/english/football/fa_cup/newsid_1742000/1742551.stm   (645 words)

 LJCC Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1801: The population of Leeds borough was 53,276.
1821: The population of Leeds borough was 83,943.
Undeterred, the Leeds Liberals still entered him as a candidate in the city and when the votes were counted in April 1880, Gladstone had been elected MP with a majority of 11,291.
www.leedsjuniorchamber.org /cityofleeds.php   (9562 words)

 University of Leeds - City of Leeds
Leeds is a prosperous, commercial, industrial and manufacturing city and is also the cultural and sporting centre for much of the region.
Leeds is a 'Green' city, proud of its parks nd open spaces, including Woodhouse Moor, close to the University and Roundhay Park near the City centre.
Leeds lies in the heart of West Yorkshire close to the geographical centre of Britain.
www.leedsindia.com /city_of_leeds.htm   (192 words)

 Leeds Initiative - Leeds: Live it, Love it.
City Centre Management Initiative leads the work of Leeds City Council and partners in order to improve, promote and sustain the city centre...
In view of the city's importance to the local and regional economy, a new City Centre Management Board was established in September 1999.
The establishment of the Board arises from the merger of Leeds City Council's City Centre Management Unit and the Leeds City Centre Initiative.
www.leedsinitiative.org /?initiativeIdentifier=200299_898723782   (208 words)

 The City of Leeds - Images and Photographs of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Leeds is recognised as the regional capital of Yorkshire and the Humber, an area with a population of around five million – similar to that of Scotland or Denmark.
Leeds covers 552 sq km, and is the second largest Metropolitan District in England with a population of 715,402.
Leeds is the regional capital of Yorkshire and the Humber.
www.cityofleeds.co.uk /imagesofleedshome.html   (680 words)

 WorldNET2003 The City Of Leeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city centre is compact and mostly pedestrianised with a mixture of splendid Victorian buildings alongside marvellous examples of modern architecture.
The present city was founded on the great wealth generated by the woollen industry and clothing industry in the 19th and early 20th century.
Leeds is a cosmopolitan city and this is reflected in the many different types of cuisine on offer.
www.boocock.net /ifa/newsite/2003/leedscity.htm   (521 words)

 UK & Leeds Information. Uk and foreign Hotels, Flights, Travel and Holidays
The City of Leeds is now one of Europe's most vibrant cities, it's the largest city in West Yorkshire, and the the third largest city in the UK after London and Birmingham.
The City of Leeds has now diversified from the woolen and Ready made clothing industry, to a thriving prosperous commercial, industrial tourist and entertainment centre.
Living in the centre of Leeds by the river it is very noticeable to see the increasing change from riverside warehouses to living accommodation.
www.leeds-uk.com   (873 words)

 City of Leeds FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
City Council Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month unless otherwise announced.
Meetings are held at the Leeds Civic Center (699-6131) and begin at 6:00 PM unless otherwise announced.
This is a City of Leeds violations, a Jefferson County violation, and a Federal EPA violation.
www.leedsalabama.com /faq.htm   (868 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | Eng Prem | Man City see off Leeds
The Manchester club have been strongly linked with a move for Robbie Fowler and, intriguingly, the Leeds striker was left on the bench for the match.
And when he was introduced with 20 minutes left the City fans cheered and chanted his name in anticipation of his possible arrival.
Leeds started the match well and after an early scare from Anelka, would have opened the scoring but for a brilliant save from Peter Schmeichel.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/2617933.stm   (414 words)

 City of Leeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city was an agricultural market town in the Middle Ages, and received its first charter in 1207.
Leeds Civic Trust is a voluntary, non-political body, open to everyone who wants to participate in and influence the planning of our City - not simply at election time or on other formal occasions.
The Thoresby Society is the Historical society for Leeds and District.
www.lovemytown.co.uk /CityProfiles/Leeds   (434 words)

 City Mayors: Leeds Town Hall
City Mayors reports on topical urban issues and publishes ideas, research and proposals by mayors, governments and NGOs as well as contributions by the private sector.
City Mayors questions those who govern the world’s cities and invites comment by men and women who contribute to urban society and environment.
Leeds Town Hall was opened in 1858 after the city experienced a period of rapid expansion, which led to a growth in civic pride.
www.citymayors.com /cityhalls/leeds_townhall.html   (1071 words)

 University of Leeds - City and Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leeds is a 'green' city, proud of its parks and open spaces, including Woodhouse Moor, close to the University and Roundhay Park and the Temple Newsam estate near the City Centre.
Leeds City Art Gallery offers a wide variety of exhibitions and also houses the new, internationally famous Henry Moore Centre for the Study of Sculpture.
You will be able to use the Leeds international swimming pool which is only ten minutes walk from the University, and other heated pools which are located in various parts of the City.
www.leeds.ac.uk /intro/city.htm   (595 words)

 City of Leeds Diving Club
City of Leeds Esprit School of Diving incorporated two diving training schemes, one in Leeds, one in Bradford.
This was without the use of the Leeds International Pool which was closed for refurbishment (hope to be ready for use towards the middle of January 1988).
Leeds City Council hoped to appoint a diving coach who would establish a professional programme.
www.diveleeds.fsnet.co.uk /diveleeds/history.htm   (1368 words)

 :: Tour :: Leeds :: Explore the City ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leeds is located a little over halfway between London and Glasgow.
The wool was exported to other cities in England and then around the world along the River Aire.
As you are learning, cities grew larger along rivers and waterways during the Industrial Revolution because boats could bring supplies and take finished products away to be sold.
www.teaching.com /europe2004/tour/leeds/Leeds.cfm   (88 words)

 Leeds City Government
City Hall is located at 8373 1st Ave, Leeds, AL 35094.
General Email to City Hall is read by the Mayor's Assistant, printed and passed on to the appropriate party.
Email from Leeds Citizen's is taken seriously and treated as another form of communication deserving of a response when appropriate.
www.leedsalabama.com   (406 words)

 Leeds City Guide - The Essential Guide to Bars, Pubs, Clubs, Hotels and Restaurants in Leeds
Make a hotel reservation online, find a restaurant, plan a city break, discover the hottest nightspots, post your own reviews and vote for your favourite Leeds venues all at 'Leeds City Guide'.
Shopaholics are in for a treat as the city of Leeds boasts around 1,000 shops in a unique mix of stylish pedestrianised high streets, state-of-the-art shopping centres, Victorian arcades, historic buildings and yards, and Edwardian markets.
Leeds city centre alone has upwards of 90 restaurants and caf├ęs, 21 major hotels, 4 renowned theatres, and over 180 pubs and bars.
www.geocities.com /leedsguide   (202 words)

 |||[ Superimposed City Tours: The Leeds-Dortmund Project ]|||[ Monocular Times ]|||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Content about Leeds and Dortmund, including Quicktime 360 degree superimpositions at each node, was viewed on a laptop.
psychogeographical mapping of coincidence in leeds and dortmund: introduction
city of leeds / a history at the gallop
www.monoculartimes.co.uk /city-tours/index.shtml   (301 words)

 Leeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leeds University Library, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT 0113 343 5663 libraryenquiries@leeds.ac.uk.
Leeds is one of the most popular universities in the UK, with an international...
Leeds is one of the largest universities in the country with an...
leeds.gigabusca.co.uk /cities/leeds.html   (1989 words)

 BBC - England Webcams - Leeds University and city centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This camera on the roof of the BBC's headquarters in Leeds points away from the city centre up Woodhouse Lane.
The white building at the end is part of the University of Leeds.
During term time these streets in Leeds are usually packed with students from both Leeds University and Leeds Metropolitan University.
www.bbc.co.uk /england/webcams/city_views/leeds_city_centre_university_webcam.shtml   (151 words)

 Leeds Room mates, Leeds Flat or House to Share or rent - Free to view and advertise
The area is picturesque, close by to bus routes on the Otley Road serving leeds city.
A room in a flatshare, or house share, a room in someone's home.If you are looking for Leeds commercial premises or an industrial unit in Leeds.If you want a house/flat/apartment or studio flat in Leeds.
If you are relocating to Leeds as an executive or a professional with a family, or a student finding somewhere for the first time.Whoever you are if you want somewhere to rent in Leeds - advertise with us.
www.letalife.com /Ad_list.asp?T=6131   (1230 words)

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