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06 Nov 2020

Hundreds of homes in Leeds to benefit from £2.9 million of funding to install energy efficiency measures

Leeds City Council has secured £2.9 million of funding to provide targeted energy efficiency improvements such as cavity wall insulation, air source heat pumps, and external wall insulation in areas with high levels of fuel poverty and inefficient homes.

Climate change Housing

Leeds’ Clean Air Zone has achieved its aims early and is no longer required, joint review finds: CAZ Logo

13 Oct 2020

Leeds’ Clean Air Zone has achieved its aims early and is no longer required, joint review finds

Leeds’ planned Clean Air Zone is no longer required thanks to businesses switching to cleaner vehicles faster than expected, a joint review by Leeds City Council and central government has concluded.

Clean air/air quality Transport Health Climate change

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09 Oct 2020

Leeds City Council to invest £24 million in green technologies for council homes

Thousands of council tenants across Leeds are to benefit from significantly cheaper energy bills as part of a transformational new programme to improve council housing and cut the city’s carbon footprint.

Climate change Housing

Residents and businesses praised for dramatic shift to cleaner vehicles in Leeds: Zero emission vehicle

08 Oct 2020

Residents and businesses praised for dramatic shift to cleaner vehicles in Leeds

Leeds City Council is thanking residents, organisations and businesses that have switched to cleaner and greener vehicles—or who regularly travel sustainably—for helping to protect the health of everyone in the city from polluted air.

Clean air/air quality Climate change Transport

Statement regarding the latest Clean Air Zone position: CAZ Logo

19 Aug 2020

Statement regarding the latest Clean Air Zone position

Councillor James Lewis, Deputy Leader and Executive Member with responsibility for air quality, has shared an update regarding a review of the council’s plans to introduce a Clean Air Zone in Leeds.

Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality Health

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31 Jul 2020

Leeds health leaders say breastfeeding makes a world of difference

Local health leaders are raising awareness of the environmental and health benefits of infant feeding—as well as the support available—to mark World Breastfeeding Week.

Compassionate city Families Health Climate change

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20 Jul 2020

Update on the Leeds district heating network

Civic buildings in the city centre are due to be connected to waste-powered heat and hot water ahead of schedule thanks to progress over the lockdown period.

Housing Climate change Leeds PIPES district heating network Clean air/air quality

25-year green initiative to create new woodlands across Leeds launched: King Alfred's Field Woodland

03 Jul 2020

25-year green initiative to create new woodlands across Leeds launched

Scheme will see 5.8 million trees planted across the city in the next 25 years

Environment Climate change