Leeds showcases city’s approach to placemaking

Colleagues from Leeds City Council have been showcasing Leeds’ approach to placemaking at the international conference, Healthy City Design 2020, which saw over 400 delegates come together to discuss how public health professionals, designers, architects and planners can work together to create healthier cities. Leeds City Council’s Principal Design Officer, Jenny Fisher, alongside Advanced Health… Read More Leeds showcases city’s approach to placemaking

Leeds joins European cities in signing plastics declaration

Leeds has, this month, joined 25 other major European cities including Copenhagen, Milan and Helsinki, in signing a declaration on reducing plastic pollution. The declaration, which is being implemented by the European network EUROCITIES, encourages cities to take a more active role and holistic approach to reducing plastic pollution. As part of the pledge Leeds… Read More Leeds joins European cities in signing plastics declaration

Leeds signs major European climate pledge

Leeds has joined 26 European cities in signing a climate pledge that underlines the leading roles cities are taking in fighting climate change. The city climate pledges, which were organised by the major European network EUROCITIES, were presented this week to Clara de la Torre, Deputy Director General for DG Clima, the EU department tasked… Read More Leeds signs major European climate pledge