Leeds City Council - Archive (Road Safety)

2018
21
November
2018
People across Leeds are being encouraged to be more ‘Bike Smart’ as part of Road Safety Week (19 – 25 November). Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event which is coordinated annually by BRAKE, the road safety charity. It aims to ...
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02
October
2018
School children at a south Leeds primary school have got in gear and are working with the council and police to look at making 20mph the new ‘normal’ in residential streets and around schools. As part of the completion of the 20mph program across ...
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14
August
2018
Lower speed limits are set to be introduced in more residential areas across Leeds as part of a city-wide programme to reduce road casualties. The latest phase of Leeds City Council’s 20 miles per hour (mph) speed limit programme will be rolled ou...
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2017
02
May
2017
Pupils from a Leeds special school are setting taste buds tingling this month with their winning Tour de Yorkshire-themed school lunch, which is being served at schools across the city. Sky Blue Class at the West Specialist Inclusive Learning Cent...
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2016
18
October
2016
Children from seven Leeds schools battled it out to become the city’s best scooting stars as part of a challenge to promote the popular Scoot to School initiative launched by Leeds City Council last year. The pupils competed at Colton Primary Scho...
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13
October
2016
Pupils from Kippax North Junior School have been taking part in a day full of activities to promote sustainable travel and road safety. Parents were encouraged to leave the car at home and either walk, scoot or cycle to school. Those who travelled...
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07
October
2016
Members of the public are being invited to have their car tyres checked as part of an event being held during Tyre Safety Month in Leeds. A pop-up tyre check event, run by Leeds City Council in partnership with Kwik Fit, will be taking place at Cr...
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19
September
2016
People are being invited to test how good they are at understanding braking distances and other road safety skills with special simulators at an event aimed at helping reduce the numbers of road accidents in Leeds. A pop-up road safety event, run ...
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17
May
2016
  Pupils across the city are stepping up to the challenge to encourage their parents to ditch the car and walk to school. Walk to School Week is a national event taking place from Monday 16 to Friday 20 May, to promote the benefits of walking t...
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16
March
2016
Pupils from four Leeds secondary schools attended their very own film premiere and Oscars-style awards ceremony earlier this week as part of a film-making project aimed at helping younger pupils with their transition to high school. The Hyde Park ...
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14
March
2016
Pupils from Rawdon Littlemoor primary school have been named national champions for promoting safe and sustainable travel to school. At a national awards ceremony held in London Rawdon Littlemoor were crowned the first ever National STARS School o...
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29
January
2016
Secondary school pupils across the city will be learning about being safe on the roads through performances of a special play aimed at young teens called ‘Streetwise’. Leeds City Council has joined forces with West Yorkshire Safer Roads to co-fund...
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2015
16
September
2015
Children from six Leeds schools will be battling it out to become the city’s best scooting stars as part of a challenge to help launch Scoot to School Week next week. In a new initiative by Leeds City Council, pupils from across the city will be g...
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