More people in Leeds will soon enjoy affordable, reliable, and low carbon heat thanks to four new connections to the Leeds PIPES district heating network that have been confirmed by Leeds City Council today.
Officers from Leeds City Council’s serious environmental crime team have seized another vehicle, as part the council’s crack down on fly tipping, bringing the total number of vehicles seized in Leeds to 11 over the last 12 months.
Leeds City Council is collaborating with Keep Britain Tidy to trial approaches to remove chewing gum, that blights busy city centre streets, after successfully bidding for a £24,994.50 chewing gum task force grant.
Earlier this week, the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor James Lewis, deputy leader, Councillor Jonathan Pryor, and executive member for communities, Councillor Mary Harland were joined by members of the council's LGBT+ staff network, outside of Civic Hall, to show their support for the upcoming Pride event.
Following David Lloyd Leisure Club Limited pleading guilty to charges against the Health and Safety at Work Act, they were fined £2.55 million and ordered to pay £258,355.80 in costs at Leeds Crown Court today.
A refresh of the Leeds homelessness and rough sleeping strategy has been approved by senior councillors, reinforcing the council’s ambitions to ensure that Leeds is a compassionate city where services work together to prevent and relieve homelessness.