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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

Don’t pave it, save it! Leeds residents urged to keep green space in their front gardens and driveways: Allerton Park

12 Nov 2021

Don’t pave it, save it! Leeds residents urged to keep green space in their front gardens and driveways

Leeds City Council has published its ‘Don’t Pave it, Save it’ guidance, which encourages residents to consider the environment and their impact on flood risk when renovating their front garden or driveway.

Flooding Environment Climate change

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

Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet – Have Your Say on Leeds’ Local Plan Update: Local Plan Update

19 Jul 2021

Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet – Have Your Say on Leeds’ Local Plan Update

Leeds City Council is encouraging residents and businesses to have their say on its draft Local Plan Update, which will set out the authority’s approach to planning policy and new development across the district over the next decade and beyond.

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Low-income homeowners in Leeds can now apply for free solar panels and insulation, thanks to a new scheme to help residents save money and tackle climate change.: Solar panel on roof

24 May 2021

Low-income homeowners in Leeds can now apply for free solar panels and insulation, thanks to a new scheme to help residents save money and tackle climate change.

Eligible residents will be able to install energy saving technology—including solar panels, cavity wall insulation and, in some areas, external wall insulation—completely free of charge.

Climate change Environment Housing

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

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10 Jun 2020

Leeds City Council launches review into city statues

A long-standing former councillor is to lead a city-wide review into statues and monuments across Leeds.

Environment

New measures to support social distancing for people walking and cycling in Leeds: Cycling

06 May 2020

New measures to support social distancing for people walking and cycling in Leeds

Leeds City Council is implementing new social distancing measures to support cycling and walking to protect public health across the city.

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