Tag: Leeds City Council

Leeds pledges to beat Islamophobia

Leeds City Council and partners across the city are joining together to protect people in Leeds from experiencing Islamophobia. Councillor Debra Coupar has signed a pledge of intention on behalf of the Leeds Hate Crime Strategic Board to increase understanding of the negative attitudes many Muslims face. Launching during Islamophobia

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Further calls for the Managed Approach to be ended

Students from Ruth Gorse Academy will speak about their experiences walking to school through the Managed Approach area on BBC’s Look North programme tonight (10 November 2020) ahead of a debate on the Managed Approach at the full Council meeting tomorrow. Ben Mallinson, Principal at Ruth Gorse, has written to

Warmer homes for Middleton residents

Leeds City Council has secured £2.9 million of funding to provide targeted energy efficiency improvements such as cavity wall insulation, air source heat pumps, and external wall insulation in areas with high levels of fuel poverty and inefficient homes. The work, which is funded by a Department for Business, Energy

Guidance on the national lockdown and how Council services are affected

The Government has announced a new national lockdown with rules coming into force from Thursday 5 November 2020. For four weeks until Wednesday 2 December the Government is asking people to stay at home, except for specific purposes; not to gather with others they don’t live with, except for specific

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Nowhere To Go: Councillors discuss city’s response to street homelessness

A report into the city’s approach to rough sleepers was discussed by senior Councillors at Leeds City council’s executive board on 21 October 2020. The independent report was commissioned following the deaths of ten people living on the streets between October 2017 and March 2019. The report found that over