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Major Headrow scheme set to pave the way for city centre re-opening: Cookridge St Image

08 Apr 2021

Major Headrow scheme set to pave the way for city centre re-opening

After 18 months of construction, a multi-million pound Connecting Leeds scheme which is set to transform one of the city’s busiest streets is close to completion as work to resurface the road starts.

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New electric-cargo bike loan scheme for sustainable deliveries in Leeds begins: Electric cargo bike loan scheme

16 Mar 2021

New electric-cargo bike loan scheme for sustainable deliveries in Leeds begins

Leeds businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to trial an electric-cargo bike for their deliveries.

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Vicar Lane to open to buses travelling both ways for first time in over 50 years, improving journeys and traffic circulation in Leeds city centre.: Vicar Lane

19 Feb 2021

Vicar Lane to open to buses travelling both ways for first time in over 50 years, improving journeys and traffic circulation in Leeds city centre.

Vicar Lane in central Leeds will reopen to bus traffic going both ways on Sunday 21 February, improving reliability and journey times by removing a bottleneck on The Headrow at New Briggate.

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Leeds City Council approves funding to improve public realm outside the city’s iconic Corn Exchange building: CornExchange AerialView 01

10 Feb 2021

Leeds City Council approves funding to improve public realm outside the city’s iconic Corn Exchange building

Leeds City Council’s executive board has formally approved funding to improve the area directly outside the city’s Corn Exchange building.

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Animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647: Armley Road-Leeds Photo-Montage 2020

22 Jan 2021

Animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647

Connecting Leeds have released an animation which shows how a multi-million pound project will improve a key corridor that connects Bradford and Leeds.

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New animation shows how Leeds’ new £38.5million park and ride will look once complete.: Stourton park and ride

18 Dec 2020

New animation shows how Leeds’ new £38.5million park and ride will look once complete.

An animation has been released by Leeds City Council to show how the brand new park and ride in Stourton will look once complete in autumn 2021.

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New Connecting Leeds transport strategy for everyone to enjoy healthy, affordable, low carbon travel choices: TWP 6979

10 Dec 2020

New Connecting Leeds transport strategy for everyone to enjoy healthy, affordable, low carbon travel choices

Universal access to accessible, affordable and sustainable travel choices will be considered by senior councillors next week.

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Next exciting phase of Regent Street flyover project to start next week: 7747-008-REGENT STREET DEMOLITION  3 4 5 JULY 2020LY

04 Dec 2020

Next exciting phase of Regent Street flyover project to start next week

The next exciting phase of a multi-million pound project to rebuild a major bridge in Leeds city centre commences next week.

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Leeds City Council urges people to shop safely and plan journeys in advance as lockdown eases: Leeds Town Hall Roof 2

02 Dec 2020

Leeds City Council urges people to shop safely and plan journeys in advance as lockdown eases

Leeds City Council and the city’s retailers have been working hard to provide a safe shopping environment now that lockdown restrictions have eased.

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