Leeds City Council - Archive (clean air leeds)

2019
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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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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09
October
2018
Leeds City Council has outlined its final plans to reduce air pollution and protect the health of everyone in Leeds, including the introduction of a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Senior councillors will publicly discuss the plans at the October m...
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11
September
2018
Engines powered by liquid nitrogen could significantly reduce air pollution and are cost effective, a new Leeds City Council backed trial has found. If it was widely rolled out across Leeds, the trial predicts the ground breaking technology could ...
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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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27
July
2018
Leeds City Council is encouraging businesses, residents and commuters to have their say on the council’s latest proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in Leeds before a public consultation closes on August 12. The propo...
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18
June
2018
The statutory consultation on the proposed clean air charging zone in Leeds will launch later this month. The council has been directed by the government to provide a full business case by 15 September 2018 which addresses the city’s proposals to ...
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31
May
2018
Children and young people from over 160 schools across Yorkshire will be taking part in a cycling relay covering 12 local authority areas over the next four weeks. The Schools Yorkshire Tour relay will start on Tuesday 5 June as part of national B...
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