Leeds City Council - Archive (flooding)

2018
26
January
2018
ISSUED BY THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY AND LEEDS CITY COUNCIL Following a consultation late last year on options for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme and detailed discussions with key stakeholders and residents, the option of Rodle...
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2017
02
February
2017
A new report stressing the ‘critical’ need for further significant investment in flood alleviation schemes to help prevent a repeat of the devastation caused by Storm Eva in Leeds will be discussed by senior councillors next week. At its meeting a...
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2016
09
June
2016
Following the publication of the Environmental Audit Committee report into the government's approach to flooding, Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: “Sadly, Leeds has first-hand experience of the consequences of the govern...
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16
March
2016
Thorp Arch Bridge, over the River Wharfe near Wetherby is to be temporarily closed over two nights later this month. As a result of Storm Eva last Boxing day, some repairs are required to the pier foundations and additional works will be carried o...
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02
March
2016
Senior councillors in Leeds will hear next week how funding support of approximately £1.4million has been given to residents and businesses affected by the Christmas floods caused by Storm Eva. The funding support forms part of a progress report t...
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28
January
2016
Following a meeting with Secretary of State for DEFRA Liz Truss today, Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council said: "I'm pleased that the Secretary of State Liz Truss came to Leeds today to see for herself what we've been saying abo...
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27
January
2016
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We welcome the Minister’s commitment of funding for a full analysis of how Leeds could be protected from devastating floods it the future. It is a step in the right direction but it sti...
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15
January
2016
Babies and toddlers whose Kirkstall Road nursery was flooded over the Christmas holidays have been given a temporary new ‘home’ at Burley Park Children’s Centre. The Bright Horizons Tadpoles Nursery was one of many businesses in Kirkstall to fall ...
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06
January
2016
Major clean-up operations are underway at two Leeds museums caught up in severe flooding over Christmas. Leeds Industrial Museum in Armley and Thwaite Mills in Stourton will both remain closed to the public until further notice while officers cont...
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06
January
2016
Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “The comments by the Secretary of State are disappointing as they do not commit the government to providing the investment in the comprehensive flood defences the city and its residents ...
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03
January
2016
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “Funding to repair flood defences is to be welcomed as a first step. We’re keen to see the detail of exactly where and how this will be spent and how much will be available in Leeds so r...
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2015
30
December
2015
Leeds City Council has confirmed an initial range of financial support proposals which will be made available for households and businesses severely affected by the recent floods in the city. Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, ...
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29
December
2015
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: “We welcome the emergency funding package announced by the government today, which will provide much needed support to residents and businesses affected by the flooding in Leeds and help ...
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28
December
2015
People have been warned to avoid a structurally unsound bridge over the River Wharfe north of Leeds that has been closed due to flood damage. Leeds City Council took the decision to close Linton Bridge, which carries traffic between Collingham and...
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