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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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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 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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Have your say on plans for £7.06m of new cycling routes across Leeds: CS2 2

26 Jan 2021

Have your say on plans for £7.06m of new cycling routes across Leeds

People are being asked for their views on plans for £7.06 million of new cycling routes across Leeds, as part of Leeds City Council’s plans aimed to encourage more people to travel by bike, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

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Animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647: Armley Road-Leeds Photo-Montage 2020

22 Jan 2021

Animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647

Connecting Leeds have released an animation which shows how a multi-million pound project will improve a key corridor that connects Bradford and Leeds.

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First trees planted on A61(South) Connecting Leeds scheme to celebrate National Tree Week.: Cllr Rafique. Cllr Wray. Pepper Rd. Hunslet

30 Nov 2020

First trees planted on A61(South) Connecting Leeds scheme to celebrate National Tree Week.

To mark National Tree Week, Leeds City Council’s Connecting Leeds team have planted the first trees along their A61(South) scheme.

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Update on measures to support social distancing in Leeds local centres: Morley - Albion Street 1

27 May 2020

Update on measures to support social distancing in Leeds local centres

Leeds City Council has started to implement new social distancing measures to support cycling and walking, to protect public health across the city.

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