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Leeds sets out tree-mendous ambition to provide high quality parks and green spaces in all local communities: roundhayparklake-2

09 Dec 2021

Leeds sets out tree-mendous ambition to provide high quality parks and green spaces in all local communities

Leeds City Council’s executive board will consider a 10-year strategy next week which will set out the ambition for the city to have the best parks and green spaces in the UK.

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Leeds City Council kicks off National Tree Week with planting event in Harehills Park.: Cllr Salma Arif - Harehills planting exercise

29 Nov 2021

Leeds City Council kicks off National Tree Week with planting event in Harehills Park.

To mark the beginning of National Tree Week, Leeds City Council launched their winter tree planting season over the weekend with a tree planting event held in Harehills Park.

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Statement from Cllr James Lewis, Leader of Leeds City Council, in response to today’s publication of the Integrated Rail Plan: LCC Colour

18 Nov 2021

Statement from Cllr James Lewis, Leader of Leeds City Council, in response to today’s publication of the Integrated Rail Plan

“After more than 10 years of effort, investment and planning based on the government’s clear proposal to bring HS2 to Leeds, we have been left extremely disappointed and frustrated by today’s announcement which only offers more studies, reviews and uncertainty for high-speed connections to our city - but, sadly, we are not surprised.

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Leeds City Council Logo

11 Nov 2021

Leeds City Council’s executive board to discuss refreshed strategy on tackling crime and keeping communities safe

Members of Leeds City Council’s executive board will discuss a refreshed version of the ‘Safer Leeds’ partnership strategy next week in its ongoing commitment to tackle anti-social behaviour and crime and protect communities.

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Resurfacing work around the Corn Exchange to start next week: CornExchange AerialView 01-4

01 Oct 2021

Resurfacing work around the Corn Exchange to start next week

Major work to resurface the roads around the Corn Exchange area will start next week as part of a £25million project being carried out by Connecting Leeds.

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Work to transform four key areas in Leeds city centre complete after two years of construction: DSC03054

10 Aug 2021

Work to transform four key areas in Leeds city centre complete after two years of construction

Construction work, designed to transform the bus network, reduce public transport journey times and improve public realm has completed in four key areas in the city.

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Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet – Have Your Say on Leeds’ Local Plan Update: Local Plan Update

19 Jul 2021

Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet – Have Your Say on Leeds’ Local Plan Update

Leeds City Council is encouraging residents and businesses to have their say on its draft Local Plan Update, which will set out the authority’s approach to planning policy and new development across the district over the next decade and beyond.

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An update on the Connecting Leeds Corn Exchange scheme as work to regenerate Kirkgate starts.: CornExchange AerialView 01-3

16 Jul 2021

An update on the Connecting Leeds Corn Exchange scheme as work to regenerate Kirkgate starts.

A £25million highways project set to transform the area around the city’s Corn Exchange building and improve the bus network has been progressing at pace since last year.

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Major Headrow scheme set to pave the way for city centre re-opening: Cookridge St Image

08 Apr 2021

Major Headrow scheme set to pave the way for city centre re-opening

After 18 months of construction, a multi-million pound Connecting Leeds scheme which is set to transform one of the city’s busiest streets is close to completion as work to resurface the road starts.

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Major milestone hit on the Connecting Leeds Headrow scheme as first trees are planted: Cllr Rafique-4

25 Feb 2021

Major milestone hit on the Connecting Leeds Headrow scheme as first trees are planted

A major milestone has been hit on the Connecting Leeds Headrow scheme as the first trees have been planted on Dortmund Square.

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Vicar Lane to open to buses travelling both ways for first time in over 50 years, improving journeys and traffic circulation in Leeds city centre.: Vicar Lane

19 Feb 2021

Vicar Lane to open to buses travelling both ways for first time in over 50 years, improving journeys and traffic circulation in Leeds city centre.

Vicar Lane in central Leeds will reopen to bus traffic going both ways on Sunday 21 February, improving reliability and journey times by removing a bottleneck on The Headrow at New Briggate.

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Leeds City Council approves funding to improve public realm outside the city’s iconic Corn Exchange building: CornExchange AerialView 01

10 Feb 2021

Leeds City Council approves funding to improve public realm outside the city’s iconic Corn Exchange building

Leeds City Council’s executive board has formally approved funding to improve the area directly outside the city’s Corn Exchange building.

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