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27 Jul 2022

Leeds City Council sets out its new five-year housing strategy

Leeds City Council has launched a new housing strategy which sets out its ambitions for investment in affordable homes and working in partnership in the city to meet housing needs up to 2027.

Housing Infrastructure Climate change

Leeds’ climate change resilience to be discussed by councillors: Storm Eva Flood

25 Jul 2022

Leeds’ climate change resilience to be discussed by councillors

Senior councillors are set to discuss the city’s resilience against the impacts of climate change at a meeting of Leeds City Council’s Executive Board this week.

Climate change Health Flooding Extreme weather

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

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’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

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16 Mar 2022

Leeds City Council’s executive board approves proposals to counter rising energy costs

Senior members of Leeds City Council’s executive board have approved proposals for a revised gas and electricity purchasing strategy which will cover a four year future timeframe.

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Leeds Civic Leaders Plant Tree in Honour of Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee: Queens Green Canopy Golden Acre Group

11 Mar 2022

Leeds Civic Leaders Plant Tree in Honour of Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

In a civic ceremony attended by Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Sue Baker JP, on Friday (11th March 2022), the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr. Asghar Khan, and Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr. James Lewis planted a young Acer Palmatum (Atropurpureum) tree at Golden Acre Park to mark Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. 

Climate change Parks and countryside

Have your say to help eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Leeds roads: Leeds Safer Roads Vision Zero strategy 01

28 Feb 2022

Have your say to help eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Leeds roads

People are being asked to have their say on the new strategy to eliminate road deaths and serious injuries in Leeds.

Connecting Leeds Climate change Transport

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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