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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

New traffic enforcement programme targeting dangerous driving in Leeds begins: Police officer with handheld speed camera

27 Jul 2020

New traffic enforcement programme targeting dangerous driving in Leeds begins

A new traffic enforcement programme starts in Leeds this week to tackle anti-social and dangerous driving.

Anti-social behaviour Transport Clean air/air quality 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

Leader of Leeds City Council welcomes further funding for Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme: Flood scheme Kirkstall Road aerial

14 Jul 2020

Leader of Leeds City Council welcomes further funding for Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Response to government announcement of further £22.3million for flood prevention scheme in Leeds

Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme West Yorkshire Combined Authority Flooding Climate change

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

Consultation starts on next phase of emergency walking and cycling plans: Widening pavements in the city centre

19 Jun 2020

Consultation starts on next phase of emergency walking and cycling plans

Leeds City Council is calling for further views on the new emergency walking and cycling plans in the city as part of its response to Covid-19.

Transport Coronavirus Clean air/air quality Climate change

Update on measures to support social distancing in Leeds local centres: Morley - Albion Street 1

27 May 2020

Update on measures to support social distancing in Leeds local centres

Leeds City Council has started to implement new social distancing measures to support cycling and walking, to protect public health across the city.

Transport City centre Best city Best council Walking Cycling Climate change Clean air/air quality

New pilot scheme to enhance cycling safety on A65 in Leeds: Orca Wands

07 May 2020

New pilot scheme to enhance cycling safety on A65 in Leeds

Orca Wands to provide safety for cyclists on one of the busiest roads in Leeds.

Transport Highways Cycling Climate change Clean air/air quality