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Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey: A6120 Outer Ring Road cycling issues

12 Jul 2022

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey

Plans include a reduction in speed limit, an accessible bridge, and safety measures to junctions located on the route.

Connecting Leeds Best council Transport Clean air/air quality Environment

National electric vehicle rally arrives in Leeds: Cllr Hayden meets GB EV Rally drivers at Stourton Park & Ride - 1

05 Jul 2022

National electric vehicle rally arrives in Leeds

18 electric vans travelling across the country have arrived at the UK’s first fully solar-powered park and ride in Stourton as part of national event. 

Clean air/air quality Climate change Transport

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes: Bus image A61A639

04 Jul 2022

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes

Residents and businesses are being asked for views on proposals to invest up to £22.5 million in two key roads connecting Leeds and Wakefield – the A61 and the A639.

Connecting Leeds Transport Best council Environment Clean air/air quality Highways Cycling Public consultation

Council wins prestigious industry award for low carbon heat network: Leeds PIPES Network (Feb 2022)

17 Jun 2022

Council wins prestigious industry award for low carbon heat network

Leeds City Council has scooped up a prestigious industry award for the success of its flagship low carbon district heating network.

Housing Climate change Infrastructure Clean air/air quality Inclusive growth

Council announces air quality alerts and breakthrough medical conference to mark Clean Air Day 2022: Every Breath You Treat medical conference

16 Jun 2022

Council announces air quality alerts and breakthrough medical conference to mark Clean Air Day 2022

Leeds City Council has marked Clean Air Day 2022 by launching a new email alert service to help protect residents when high levels of pollution are forecast by the Met Office.

Clean air/air quality Health Environment

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.

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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

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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.

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