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£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

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.

Planning Site Allocations Plan Best city Best council Climate change Clean air/air quality Environment