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Dozens of green jobs created in Leeds thanks to council's net-zero schemes.: Council Leader James Lewis meets green workers at council partner Cenergist's new Leeds office.

28 Oct 2021

Dozens of green jobs created in Leeds thanks to council's net-zero schemes.

Twenty-six skilled jobs have been created locally in a key green industry as a result of Leeds City Council’s investment in low carbon upgrades earlier this year.

Climate change Inclusive growth Economy Housing

Leeds homeowners encouraged to apply for free solar panels and home insulation before scheme ends.: Councillor Helen Hayden meets a resident that has recently installed fully funded solar panels

22 Oct 2021

Leeds homeowners encouraged to apply for free solar panels and home insulation before scheme ends.

Leeds City Council is working with Better Homes Yorkshire to install solar panels and insulation on hundreds of the city’s coldest privately-owned homes thanks to government funding secured earlier this year. The green measures will help residents save money on energy bills and cut the city’s carbon footprint.

Climate change Housing Clean air/air quality Environment

Otley primary school achieves gold award for active and sustainable travel: WestgatePrimarySchool

08 Oct 2021

Otley primary school achieves gold award for active and sustainable travel

Westgate Primary School in Otley has been awarded a gold school travel award, in recognition of its commitment to active and sustainable travel.

Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality

Resurfacing work around the Corn Exchange to start next week: CornExchange AerialView 01-4

01 Oct 2021

Resurfacing work around the Corn Exchange to start next week

Major work to resurface the roads around the Corn Exchange area will start next week as part of a £25million project being carried out by Connecting Leeds.

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

St James’s Hospital and Quarry House to be connected to Leeds district heating network: Leeds PIPES DH Welding 2

17 Sep 2021

St James’s Hospital and Quarry House to be connected to Leeds district heating network

Leeds City Council has announced that St James’s Hospital, Quarry House and Trinity Academy will soon receive low carbon heat and hot water from the city’s district heating network. 

Housing Climate change

New toolkit launched ahead of Car Free Day to help Leeds residents host community street events.: CleanAirDay 17.06.21

16 Sep 2021

New toolkit launched ahead of Car Free Day to help Leeds residents host community street events.

Leeds City Council has launched the Streets for People toolkit as communities across Leeds celebrate World Car Free Day.

City centre Clean air/air quality Connecting Leeds Events Climate change Transport Community groups