Leeds City Council - Archive (Councillor James Lewis)

2019
26
June
2019
Leeds City Council has begun to install the camera infrastructure required to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone will tackle air pollution in Leeds by encouraging businesses to transition to cleaner, less pol...
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18
June
2019
The introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zones is to be significantly postponed due to a government delay in delivering digital systems required to make the zones operational and enforceable. Both Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council...
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11
April
2019
Joint press release issued on behalf of Leeds City Council and Leeds Climate Commission: Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050—and could potentially achieve the 2030 target in the climate emergency motion passed by councillors on 27 March...
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12
February
2019
Hundreds of scooters are being given to primary schools across Leeds as part of an energetic new scheme to tackle air pollution and protect the health of children in the city. The scheme will encourage children to swap four wheels for two and scoo...
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07
February
2019
Leeds is to continue building on the surging popularity of electric vehicles in the city by offering local businesses the chance to trial a range of electric vehicles (EVs) from Spring 2019. Leeds City Council is partnering with Highways England t...
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29
January
2019
Customers of Leeds City Council’s not-for-profit energy provider enjoy some of the best customer service in the country, according to a new Which? survey. Which? Magazine’s annual satisfaction survey for the domestic energy supply market asked 8,0...
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21
January
2019
Leeds City Council have been given final approval and more than £29 million in funding from the government to implement a Clean Air Charging Zone in the city and support businesses affected. The Clean Air Charging Zone will reduce air pollution in...
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2018
23
November
2018
  ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE WEST YORKSHIRE COMBINED AUTHORITY   At least 88 new, free electric vehicles rapid-charge points to be installed across West Yorkshire Work to improve West Yorkshire’s air quality by encouraging the use of electri...
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19
October
2018
Leeds City Council have begun to replace more than 50 of their existing fleet with cleaner, greener electric vehicles. The 51 new zero-emission Nissan vans mean that the council will have 95 electric vehicles (EVs) in total—more than any other loc...
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07
September
2018
Commenting on the recent announcement that Leeds City Council are one of 16 organisations to sign a new 'Clean Van Commitment'-- led by charity Global Action Plan in partnership with Engie and backed by the Department for Transport -- to collectively...
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2017
28
July
2017
Leeds City Council is offering a ticket to ride to Pride on its two accessible buses which will help people less able to get a VIP view of next weekend’s colourful extravaganza. The two buses will add to the space that will be available on the acc...
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14
February
2017
A man has been fined by magistrates after repeatedly claiming to be collecting for a cancer charity near big public events in Leeds without a licence. Richard Charles Matthews, of Stanley Road, Burmantofts, was found guilty at Leeds Magistrates Co...
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2016
19
September
2016
Leeds City Council will be marking Bi Visibility Day by lighting the Civic Hall purple and flying the flag in support of the bisexual community this week. Bi Visibility Day, which is marking its 18th anniversary on Friday (23 September), is a chan...
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