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  • Leeds Woodland Creation Scheme

    OTLEY Chevin is one of a dozen places that have been chosen to play a key part in growing future woodlands. Leeds City Council is aiming to plant 5.8 million trees over the next 25 years to help cut the…more

  • New posts from Fields in Trust

    The following reports and articles have been uploaded to the Documents section of this site:   Pioneering Green Space Index showcased by Esri UK What a day in the life of a park tells us about modern Britain Examining the…more

  • Phone app for orienteering course on Chevin

    Local orienteering club Airienteers have updated the Map for the established Permanent Orienteering Course on the Danefield area of the Chevin. The new map and further information is in our Maps and Download section. The 25 markers on the estate…more

  • World Heart Day/City Step Challenge – 29th September 2020

    Leeds city Council, Active Leeds are excited to be partnering up with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) for World Heart Day on Tuesday 29th September 2020. They tell us, ‘Here’s a few more details about the day of action and…more

  • International car-free day 22nd September 2020

    Have you made any changes since lockdown? Look out for activities on 22nd September – LCC Sustainable Energy and Air Quality Team are currently planning activities – watch out for news!

  • The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) – Community Energy: Paving the Way 23rd September – 19:00

    The stated mission of the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is “to inspire, inform and enable people to achieve practical solutions for sustainability.” They provide invaluable training and research at their campus in Wales and have more recently been hosting free…more

  • Friends of the Earth Week of Action for a Fair and Green Recovery 5-9th October

    FoE are hosting a week of events that will enable communities to come together to take action calling for the Comprehensive Spending Review to put tackling the climate and nature emergencies at its core. They’ll be producing action guides, briefings and…more

  • Otley 2030 is a pioneer community in the Leeds community climate-led action plans!

    With support from Otley Town Council, Otley 2030 were a partner in the Leeds bid. The funding gained from National Lottery Climate Action Fund will enable Otley 2030 to receive community and organisational development support, which will help to accelerate…more

  • Otley to be carbon neutral by 2030

    In 2019 Otley Town Council set out ambitious plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. On March 25th 2019 Otley Town Council became the second in Yorkshire to declare a Climate Emergency and commit to do ‘everything within the Town…more