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Council’s building decarbonisation programme hits major milestone with more than half of upgrades complete: Kippax LC heat pumps

25 Mar 2022

Council’s building decarbonisation programme hits major milestone with more than half of upgrades complete

A major programme to install £25.3m of green upgrades across 40 public buildings has hit a significant milestone with Leeds City Council confirming that installation work has now completed at more than half of the sites.

Climate change Clean air/air quality

Final resurfacing work to start around the Corn Exchange and New Briggate: CornExchange AerialView 01-4

21 Feb 2022

Final resurfacing work to start around the Corn Exchange and New Briggate

The Connecting Leeds £25million transformational Corn Exchange project is due to complete following resurfacing works which are happening later this month.

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

New insulation offer to help Leeds homeowners on low incomes cut energy bills: Install Release Photo

17 Feb 2022

New insulation offer to help Leeds homeowners on low incomes cut energy bills

Leeds City Council has expanded the support available to help low-income households in some of the city’s coldest homes stay warm for less. 

Climate change Clean air/air quality Energy Housing

Leeds City Council Logo

09 Feb 2022

Leeds City Council receives funding to make hundreds of homes warmer by boosting thermal efficiency

630 properties in Leeds will see improvements in their energy and thermal efficiency thanks to a £9.6million grant from the government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund.

Housing Best city Clean air/air quality Climate change Energy

New road safety strategy aims to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Leeds roads: Leeds Safer Roads Vision Zero strategy 01

02 Feb 2022

New road safety strategy aims to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Leeds roads

A new strategy to eliminate road deaths and serious injuries in Leeds by 2040 will be discussed by senior councillors next week.

Connecting Leeds Transport Clean air/air quality Climate change

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