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  • Connecting Leeds – Update on traffic changes in Leeds city centre

    The latest Connecting Leeds bulletin is below: “The layout of two major roads in the city centre will change from Sunday 24 January as Infirmary Street and Vicar Lane open in both directions to motorised traffic and cycles. The roads are currently being transformed as part of a multi-million pound project being carried out by…

  • END OF DAY REPORT – REFUSE COLLECTION 16/1/21

    Below is the latest update on Refuse Collection from the Chief Officer: END OF DAY REPORT – 16/1/21   Conditions remained very difficult today across the city, with the state of pavements and the road side being a big issue facing staff having to safely wheel bins out and back. Access into many streets was…

  • Winter Treatment Update

    The Leader of the Council has issued the information below: A continued update from yesterday, and the position concerning winter maintenance operations (Friday 15/01).   Primary routes were gritted at 03:00, at 07:00 and again at 12:00 this lunchtime, collectively over the three shifts the gritting drivers have travelled close to 2500 miles so far…

  • LATEST UPDATE FROM CONNECTING LEEDS

    The latest update from Connecting Leeds is below: Headrow to be resurfaced as main scheme nears completion Work to resurface the Headrow starts at the end of this month.  This is essential work we need to do as we come to the end of the scheme, which is due to be completed in early spring.…

  • LATEST COUNCIL COVID UPDATE – 9th December

    The latest Council Covid update is below: This update focuses on the latest infection rate, a vaccination briefing from NHS colleagues, compliance and enforcement activities and the usual national and local updates.   I am delighted to say that the first vaccination happened in Leeds yesterday at around 12 noon, with about 80 people being…

  • Connecting Leeds Monthly Update

    See latest Connecting Leeds update. Connecting Leeds monthly update -November- Dear residents/business owners We hope you’re well. Here’s an update about what the Connecting Leeds team have been up to in November and some information about returning to our city safely as lockdown eases. Welcoming you safely back to the city centre Leeds City Council…

  • COUNCIL COVID-19 Update – 29th November

    Latest Position Infection rate continues to reduce, now at 220 per 100,000, with the over 60s rate at 199 per 100,000, and positivity rate is 10.2%. 31 care homes currently reporting outbreaks, most affecting staff rather than residents. We are finding that outbreaks are shorter and handled well with all the learning from first wave.…

  • LATEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION COVID UPDATE

    The latest Local Government Association Covid update is below. Thanks Barry “Dear colleague, Local restrictions We continue to press for urgent clarification of the planned exit from national restrictions on 2 December. We are also feeding into national discussions on the role of mass testing to establish a clearer sense of how that will fit…

  • COOKRIDGE VILLAGE SCOUTS FUNDRAISING

    I have received the message below: “Cookridge Village Scout Group is unable to hold a bonfire this year, traditionally our biggest fundraising event of the year. I wonder if you would consider sharing our fundraising link with the community to help us raise vital funds? Even a small donation could help Cookridge Village Scout Group…

  • LATEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION COVID UPDATE

    The latest Local Government Covid Update is below. Dear colleague, Yesterday the Secretary of State Robert Jenrick published the local authority allocations of tranche 4 of the COVID-19 grant funding announced by the Prime Minister earlier this month. Over £900 million of this funding will be provided to councils for their ongoing work to support…