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Leeds businesses and charities invited to sustainable business travel event: banner-6

28 Oct 2022

Leeds businesses and charities invited to sustainable business travel event

Leeds City Council is inviting professionals to attend a free online conference on Monday that will see experts share inspiration, opportunities, and advice to help businesses, charities, and other organisations looking to reduce their emissions from transport.

Clean air/air quality Climate change Environment Infrastructure Transport

Collaborative effort to curb Leeds’ food emissions: Cucumbers and peaches

04 Oct 2022

Collaborative effort to curb Leeds’ food emissions

A new collaboration which aims to reduce the city’s carbon footprint through food has been announced by Leeds City Council, the University of Leeds and FoodWise Leeds.

Charities and third sector Clean air/air quality Climate change Community groups Environment Inclusive growth School meals Universities

£4.3m energy saving upgrades to benefit Leeds primary schools and council buildings: Bardsey

28 Sep 2022

£4.3m energy saving upgrades to benefit Leeds primary schools and council buildings

More public buildings are to get energy saving green upgrades after Leeds City Council secured £4.3 million of new government funding. 

Climate change Council buildings Clean air/air quality Environment Energy Infrastructure

Construction to begin on extension of Leeds’ award-winning low carbon heat network: Leeds Combined Court Centre (credit: Vital Energi)

01 Sep 2022

Construction to begin on extension of Leeds’ award-winning low carbon heat network

Plans to extend Leeds’ award-winning district heating network by 2,500 metres will pass a major milestone as construction is set to begin within weeks. 

Leeds PIPES district heating network Climate change Clean air/air quality Energy Environment Infrastructure

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18 Jul 2022

Leeds City Council Statement on scheduled consultation events today (Monday 18 July)

Due to the Met Office red weather warning that is in force today (Monday 18 July 2022) Leeds City Council has taken the decision that the planned consultation events for ‘Connecting West Leeds’ and ‘Transforming Travel between Leeds & Wakefield - A61’ will be rescheduled.

Connecting Leeds Environment Highways Extreme weather

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey: A6120 Outer Ring Road cycling issues

12 Jul 2022

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey

Plans include a reduction in speed limit, an accessible bridge, and safety measures to junctions located on the route.

Connecting Leeds Best council Transport Clean air/air quality Environment

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes: Bus image A61A639

04 Jul 2022

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes

Residents and businesses are being asked for views on proposals to invest up to £22.5 million in two key roads connecting Leeds and Wakefield – the A61 and the A639.

Connecting Leeds Transport Best council Environment Clean air/air quality Highways Cycling Public consultation

Council announces air quality alerts and breakthrough medical conference to mark Clean Air Day 2022: Every Breath You Treat medical conference

16 Jun 2022

Council announces air quality alerts and breakthrough medical conference to mark Clean Air Day 2022

Leeds City Council has marked Clean Air Day 2022 by launching a new email alert service to help protect residents when high levels of pollution are forecast by the Met Office.

Clean air/air quality Health Environment