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. The £24m upgrades mean thousands of residents can expect cheaper and more reliable heating as well as warmer and healthier homes. A number of council-owned tower blocks in Armley, Gipton,…

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Crossgates youth group to sing for children in care

It might be cold outside but that won’t stop a local East Leeds Youth Group fundraising for children in care this Christmas. Following an online fundraising appeal, the Tribe Youth Group have already raised enough to create 100 ‘Buddy Bags’ for children who are new into care, and this month they are determined to…

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Plans move forward for new extra care housing across the city

Senior councillors in Leeds will be discussing a programme to deliver new council-owned extra care housing at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive board meeting to be held at Civic Hall on Wednesday 19 December, members will be updated on the progress made in the delivery of the extra care housing programme,…

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Council bosses asked to back extra care housing plan for Leeds

Council chiefs in Leeds will be asked to approve plans to provide up to 200 new council-owned extra care housing apartments at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive board meeting to be held at Civic Hall on Monday 17 July, members will be asked to approve a proposal which involves potentially developing…

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New water main to be laid in Seacroft

Local residents and commuters in Seacroft are being warned to expect some short-term disruption as from Monday 19th June Yorkshire Water will be installing almost two thousand metres of new water main to ensure customers’ water supplies are not affected by new developments in the area. Yorkshire Water’s service partner, Morrison Utility Services, will…

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Nearly 1,000 new homes for east Leeds given planning go-ahead

Nearly 1,000 new houses are to be built on council-owned land in east Leeds in a major boost to regeneration in the area after planning approval was granted. Applications to build a total of 971 new homes across eight brownfield sites in Seacroft, Halton Moor and Osmondthorpe in phases over the next 10 years…

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