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Work begins on £40m new affordable council housing development in Leeds: Extra Care [High Res] copy2

02 Dec 2021

Work begins on £40m new affordable council housing development in Leeds

Work has now started on a £40million council housing development which will see the regeneration of Throstle Recreation Ground and the former Middleton Skills Centre in Leeds.

Housing Development Climate change

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

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

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

Thousands of Leeds tenants to enjoy cheaper energy bills as council appoints contractor to deliver £24m heating upgrades.: The Heights

20 May 2021

Thousands of Leeds tenants to enjoy cheaper energy bills as council appoints contractor to deliver £24m heating upgrades.

Leeds City Council has confirmed plans to connect 26 tower blocks to cheaper, greener heating after appointing a contractor to deliver the work by 2024.

Climate change Housing

Leeds City Council to invest £100m improving energy efficiency of council housing by 2025: Shakespeare buildings

02 Mar 2021

Leeds City Council to invest £100m improving energy efficiency of council housing by 2025

Leeds City Council is to invest £100 million on measures to help tenants save money and cut carbon by improving energy efficiency over the next five years.

Housing Climate change

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06 Nov 2020

Hundreds of homes in Leeds to benefit from £2.9 million of funding to install energy efficiency measures

Leeds City Council has secured £2.9 million of funding to provide targeted energy efficiency improvements such as cavity wall insulation, air source heat pumps, and external wall insulation in areas with high levels of fuel poverty and inefficient homes.

Climate change Housing