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Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police secure £67,000 road safety funding: OperationSPARC

16 Dec 2021

Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police secure £67,000 road safety funding

A West Yorkshire Police operation that has dealt with thousands of dangerous drivers in Leeds has been extended for another 12 months, thanks to a commitment of £67,000 in funding from Leeds City Council.

Connecting Leeds Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality

Leeds schools get £100,000 of new bicycle and scooter storage: ArmleyParkPrimarySchoolBicycleStorage-2

14 Dec 2021

Leeds schools get £100,000 of new bicycle and scooter storage

Nineteen schools across Leeds are receiving new bicycle and scooter storage, in a project worth £100,000.

Connecting Leeds Transport Schools Clean air/air quality Climate change

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.

Parks and countryside Best city Clean air/air quality Climate change

Leisure centres across Leeds receive green boost: John Charles Solar Pannels

19 Nov 2021

Leisure centres across Leeds receive green boost

Leeds City Council leisure and wellbeing centres will soon house some of the greenest gyms and pools in the city, thanks to a more than 10million pounds of investment in low carbon upgrades.

Climate change Clean air/air quality Leisure and sport

Public consultation launched for Horsforth to Rodley Outer Ring Road Improvements: a6120

16 Nov 2021

Public consultation launched for Horsforth to Rodley Outer Ring Road Improvements

Leeds City Council is launching a public consultation on the next stages of the proposed Connecting West Leeds scheme, which would see a series of improvements to the A6120 Leeds Outer Ring Road between Fink Hill in Horsforth and Dawson’s Corner in Pudsey.

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Leeds homeowners encouraged to apply for free solar panels and home insulation before scheme ends.: Councillor Helen Hayden meets a resident that has recently installed fully funded solar panels

22 Oct 2021

Leeds homeowners encouraged to apply for free solar panels and home insulation before scheme ends.

Leeds City Council is working with Better Homes Yorkshire to install solar panels and insulation on hundreds of the city’s coldest privately-owned homes thanks to government funding secured earlier this year. The green measures will help residents save money on energy bills and cut the city’s carbon footprint.

Climate change Housing Clean air/air quality Environment

Otley primary school achieves gold award for active and sustainable travel: WestgatePrimarySchool

08 Oct 2021

Otley primary school achieves gold award for active and sustainable travel

Westgate Primary School in Otley has been awarded a gold school travel award, in recognition of its commitment to active and sustainable travel.

Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality

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.

Connecting Leeds Highways Best city Clean air/air quality Climate change

New toolkit launched ahead of Car Free Day to help Leeds residents host community street events.: CleanAirDay 17.06.21

16 Sep 2021

New toolkit launched ahead of Car Free Day to help Leeds residents host community street events.

Leeds City Council has launched the Streets for People toolkit as communities across Leeds celebrate World Car Free Day.

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