How can we reduce air pollution in Leeds? The Clean Air Zone consultation

Leeds City Council is looking for people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region to have their say on its latest proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in the city. These proposals include implementing a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ).

The consultation questionnaire gives people an opportunity to shape the final CAZ proposals which will be presented to the government later this year. 

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What price air quality in Leeds? Leeds Civic Trust seminar

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

Leeds Civic Trust event to discuss and debate the revised proposals for a Leeds Clean Air Zone, organised in collaboration with Leeds City Council. Panellists are Neil Evans, the Director of Resources and Housing at Leeds City Council, Polly Cook who has operational responsibility for Air Quality policy, Cllr James Lewis,  Deputy Leader of Leeds City Council, who has air quality as part of his portfolio, and Dr James Tate of the University of Leeds Institute for Transport Studies.

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Volunteers wanted for Leeds tree survey

Volunteers are needed for a large scale survey of trees across the Middleton and Belle Isle regions Leeds being conducted over the summer. 

The i-Tree Leeds project is exploring the value of trees in Leeds and the information collected will be used to support the preservation and creation of green space and woodland across the city.

No previous experience is needed and volunteers will receive training.

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Transport for the North's proposed strategy: what are the issues?

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:30

The Transport for the North board is now considering the results of the public consultation around its draft Strategic Transport Plan, before its process of revision begins. In their constructive engagement with the strategy, environmental transport organisations have been asking some important questions. This event provides an opportunity to hear different sides on these issues and to contribute to an ongoing debate about how the strategy can be improved before its adoption.

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Call for Leeds businesses to join exciting new recycling initiative

A new creative campaign that will tackle recycling on the go is calling on businesses and organisations in Leeds city centre to sign up.

Starting in September 2018, 'Leeds By Example' will bring together a ground breaking coalition of local and national organisations to improve recycling of food and drink packaging currently disposed of ‘on the go’. The campaign is being launched by environmental charity Hubbub and recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety in conjunction with Leeds City Council.

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