Leeds City Council and partners secure grant to buy more electric-cargo bikes for sustainable deliveries in West Yorkshire

A successful bid by Leeds City Council, West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Bradford Council secures Department for Transport and Energy Saving Trust’s grant to fund 32 new electric-cargo (e-cargo) bikes to the value of £160,000. The Energy Saving Trust’s £2m fund in England last year aims to help businesses and local authorities purchase cargo…

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Leeds Local Plan Update: Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet

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. The draft Local Plan Update is titled ‘Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet’. Although…

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Our Vision: A city where you don’t need a car

People are being asked for their views on plans to improve bus priority measures and facilities for cycling and walking on a key section of the A64. This is part of Leeds City Council’s plans aimed to encourage more people to travel by bike or on foot, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined…

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Councillors approve plans for multi-million pound flood defences in Leeds

Major plans designed to reduce flood risk for communities along the River Aire have been given the go-ahead by councillors in Leeds. Leeds City Council’s city plans panel approved the construction of a flood storage area between Horsforth and Rawdon. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, Bradford Council, Network Rail…

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More than 200,000 trees have been planted in Leeds over the past year

A tree-mendous total of 200,000 saplings have been planted in Leeds over the past year as part of Leeds City Council’s climate change ambition. To mark the International Day of Forests on Sunday 21st March, Leeds City Council is sharing its recent contribution towards the regional White Rose Forest. Launched last year, the Woodland Creation…

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