Tag: taxi

Financial support for taxi and private hire trade

Leeds City Council has announced details of a multi-million pound package of measures designed to provide much-needed support to hard-pressed taxi and private hire drivers and operators. The council is making £2.5m available to fund free three-year taxi and private hire licence renewals for drivers, delivering a timely boost to

Police car and taxi in collision on Ring Road Beeston Park

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Leeds involving a police armed response vehicle and a taxi. The blue BMW X5 was responding on blue lights to reports of a shooting in Thorpe Road, Middleton, when it was involved in a collision with black Toyota Auris

Businesses invited to apply for Clean Air Zone grants

Leeds City Council is inviting businesses to apply for £23 million worth of financial support being made available to owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles (taxis, private hire vehicles, buses, coaches and HGVs) to help them prepare for the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Grants and interest-free loans are

Council advice to get home safely this Christmas

Party revelers in Leeds are being advised to heed some simple warnings to make sure they get home safely this Christmas. Leeds City Council is reminding people enjoying the festive season to make sure they plan ahead and don’t make mistakes which could risk their safety. Councillor Wakefield, leader of