Olympian’s seal of approval of new Leeds cycle facilities on the East Leeds Orbital Route

Double Olympic Champion and Leeds City Council’s active travel ambassador, Alistair Brownlee joins pupils and staff from Highfield Primary School on the new East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR). Accompanied by Councillor James Lewis, leader of the council and Councillor Helen Hayden, executive member for infrastructure and climate, Alistair Brownlee makes the first tracks on…

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Free support service delivers the goods for small businesses in Leeds

A free service is delivering a timely helping hand to small businesses in Leeds as they aim to bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Leeds Micro Business Support Service provides expert advice on everything from contingency planning and social media messaging to brand creation and gearing up for Christmas. Targeted…

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Pledge your support to recycle more glass as part of new campaign

Residents in Leeds are being asked to pledge to recycle their glass at their nearest bottle banks rather than throwing it into their household bins as part of a drive to increase the city’s recycling rates. The average Leeds household throws away 500 glass bottles and jars each year which contributes to over 15,000…

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