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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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Leeds unveils ambitious air quality strategy to save lives and meet global standards by 2030.: Cycling on York Road

14 Jul 2021

Leeds unveils ambitious air quality strategy to save lives and meet global standards by 2030.

Senior councillors will discuss ambitious proposals for a new strategy to save lives by meeting global standards for clean air next week.

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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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New electric-cargo bike loan scheme for sustainable deliveries in Leeds begins: Electric cargo bike loan scheme

16 Mar 2021

New electric-cargo bike loan scheme for sustainable deliveries in Leeds begins

Leeds businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to trial an electric-cargo bike for their deliveries.

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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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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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