Leeds City Council - Archive (clean air leeds)

2019
13
September
2019
| 14:35 Europe/London
Roads in Otley, Headingley and Beeston Hill are to be closed to traffic on 22 September as part of celebrations for World Car Free Day. Leeds will join cities from across the world including London and Paris taking part in this year’s World Car Fr...
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11
September
2019
| 14:26 Europe/London
Senior councillors are to discuss the progress of, and new proposals for, the city’s planned Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ) at a meeting of Leeds City Council’s executive board next week. The Clean Air Charging Zone will tackle air pollution and pr...
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29
July
2019
| 10:05 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is inviting HGV businesses to apply for a second round of financial support to help owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles prepare for the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Funding available Earlier this year, ...
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26
June
2019
| 21:48 Europe/London
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
| 13:00 Europe/London
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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12
February
2019
| 18:27 Europe/London
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
| 18:32 Europe/London
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
| 18:33 Europe/London
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
| 18:34 Europe/London
  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
| 15:46 Europe/London
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
| 16:54 Europe/London
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
| 19:32 Europe/London
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
| 14:12 Europe/London
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
| 11:40 Europe/London
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
| 00:30 Europe/London
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
| 09:30 Europe/London
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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