Archive for Month: November 2010

  • Refuse Collection update

    Since the start of the new collection rounds I have received many complaints from residents about late service or no service at all. I would be pleased if you would continue to let me know about any problems you are experiencing with the service. If you have a pull-out service and for some reason this…

  • Holt Avenue – David Wilson Homes planning appeal

    You may be aware that the recent appeal hearing has now been adjourned until March. The next dates of the hearing are Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th March and Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th March 2011.

  • Leeds Car Parks

    You may have read in the press recently about some of the long-stay car parks in Leeds being closed. I have received enquiries about this and below is the most up to date information I have received from Cllr. Richard Lewis. “Dear Councillors, The recent decision by the planning inspector to close seven long-stay car parks in the…

  • Property Access scam

    The following scam was advised to me, again, please share with your friends and neighbours so they are aware. A man with an Irish accent aged late 20’s, short dark hair and black leather jacket tried to gain access to an older persons house recently in the Seacroft area.  He wanted to turn her “stop tap”…

  • Phone Scam

    I recently received the attached information from the coordinator of OPAL. You may wish to ensure your friends and neighbours are advised of this.BT SCAM

  • Bus Service 28 – Adel

    I recently took up some issues in respect of the 28 service and have set out below a précis of the response I recently received:  “Metro do not take the revenue risk on anything, they could if they wanted offer Gross contracts whereby they keep the revenue and pay the operator for total costs not surprisingly they…

  • Consultation on Future Council Spending

    You may be interested in taking part in the consultation on future Council spending. It can be accessed via this link. If the link does not connect you can try pasting it into your browser.  https://consult.leeds.gov.uk/leeds/KMS/elab.aspx?noip=1&CampaignId=192

  • Community Safety Report

    Recently I was advised of the following activity in respect of the annual Community Safety Report issued to the Councillors in the Outer North West area. The specific highlights in respect of the Adel & Wharfedale Ward are as follows:  Off Road Motor Cycles The deployment and cost of these vehicles is shared equally amongst…

  • Personal Injury Accidents – Lengths of road for concern 2005-2009

    The Council recently issued the above document which highlights a number of areas throughout the city which are of concern. The purpose of this information is to advise you of the A660 Otley Road from Kingsley Drive to Kings Road, Golden Acre Park which has gone further up the rankings i.e. is proving more dangerous although…

  • Car Wash Otley Road

    You may be aware that the owners of the Car Wash on the site of the old Texaco garage on Otley Road (corner of Holt Lane) are looking to apply for planning permission for the car wash for a longer period of time and also wish to upgrade the site. The owners and their representatives recentlyattended a…