Category: Environment

  • METAL RECYCLING

    Details on recycling metal have been clarified by the Council: Recycle these in your green bin Tins (give them a quick rinse, no need to remove paper labels) Drink cans Empty aerosol cans (deodorant, shaving foam, hairspray) Foil (scrunch small pieces up to make a bigger ball) Batteries Bring your old batteries to a battery…

  • #LEEDS CLIMATE NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER EDITION

    Latest newsletter articles below, if you would like to sign up to receiving a copy yourself use this link: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKLEEDS/subscriber/new?topic_id=UKLEEDS_66 Leeds’ Clean Air Zone has improved air quality and achieved its aims early and is no longer required, finds joint review. A rapid joint review by Leeds City Council and the Government has concluded that…

  • Flooding – Billams Hill and wider Otley / Pool Area and A61 HAREWOOD BRIDGE – Update

    I have received the information below and in addition to the roads listed below, we have just been advised that the A61 has been closed at Harewood Bridge by North Yorkshire Police, due to flooding. The B6451 Bridge Street/Billams Hill  in Otley has now re-opened to traffic following on from the earlier flooding at this…

  • FIXED PENALTY FINE FOR LITTERING

    I have been sent this today. “On the 20th August 2020, a female passenger was seen to throw litter from a vehicle on East Chevin Road, Otley. A quick thinking member of the public took down the car number and gave us a statement – The women has just paid the Fixed Penalty Notice Please…

  • Zero waste Halloween

    See information below from the Council: Happy Halloween! Nothing is scarier than unnecessary waste, here’s our top tips to have a spooky and sustainable Halloween. Pumpkin Rescue Here are some post-Halloween options for your pumpkin. 1) Reduce – 3 in 5 Brits didn’t know you can eat pumpkins. Don’t waste it, taste it! There’s some…

  • Community and Police Alert – Feedback – Dog Fouling In North West Leeds

    The latest Police Alert highlights Dog Fouling In a recent survey we hosted on Community Alert, Dog Fouling was found to be the second most important/frustrating issue that residents of North West Leeds encounter. We have spoken with Leeds City Council who have confirmed the following: 1. The Leeds City Council will always clean up…

  • Connecting Leeds Monthly Update

    Please find below the latest update from Connecting Leeds on various city projects. Park Row and Infirmary Street work reaching final stages of completion An £8million plus project in the city centre is nearing the final stages of completion as pavement resurfacing work is set to start on Park Row and Infirmary Street. The essential…

  • PLASTIC RECYCLING – WHAT PLASTICS CAN GO IN THE GREEN BIN

    The Council has issued the reminder below about what plastics can currently be recycled in your green bins. Plastic recycling can be confusing! Here’s our guide to recycling plastics in Leeds. Recycle plastic types 1, 2, 4 and 5 in your green bin! Look for the triangle with a number in it Type 1 –…

  • UPDATE ON RECYCLING CENTRES

    Please find below an update on the Recycling Centres opening times and how to book a slot Change of hours From Monday 26th October recycling centres will be open 8am-4pm Booking a recycling centre slot You still need to book an appointment to visit our recycling centres. This is to ensure the safety of customers…

  • SEED COLLECTION BONANZA

    The Council are asking for your help to collect seeds – Acorns, conkers etc. Help create new woodlands by taking part in the Seed Collection Bonanza. We need your help to collect acorns, conkers and other seeds for the Woodland Creation initiative. Once you’ve collected some seeds, pop them into the collection boxes located at…