Archive for Month: November 2010

  • Have Your Say on West Yorkshire’s Bus Services

    Metro will be holding informal roadshows at locations across West Yorkshire in November, to find out what people want from their bus services. Metro plans to introduce a Quality Contract Scheme that would make Metro responsible for setting routes, fares, timetables and quality standards. The private companies that run the buses now would then run…

  • Dog Control Orders

    As you may or may not be aware the Council has recently consulted on introducing Dog Control orders and a report was recently taken to the Council’s Executive Board, recommending the following: The Project Board originally timetabled the project for delivery in 2011/12 given the potential scope and impact of some of the orders and…

  • Quality Streets

    I was recently asked about “Quality Streets” and set out below is the information I received from the Transport Policy Unit at the Council “Quality Streets is a campaign currently being championed by Sustrans, it covers things like Home Zones of which Leeds has pioneering experience from the Methleys, and their web site encourages citizens to…

  • Leeds NHS consultation on Intermediate Care Beds

    I have received a letter in respect of Leeds NHS consultations in respect of Improving Community Intermediate Care Beds in Leeds. If you would like to take part in this consultation the link is below which you can copy into your browser. http://www.leeds.nhs.uk/Downloads/Have%20your%20say/Community%20Intermediate%20Care%20Beds%20In%20Leeds%20-%20Consultation%20Document.pdf

  • Bungled bin collections cause anger

    I have recently issued the following press release. The introduction of new bin collection days is causing anger throughout Leeds as the Council’s failure to properly inform residents has led to chaos.  In some parts of the city residents have not been informed of their new collection day until the day before the change was…

  • Tree Planting Packs

    You may wish to take advantage of this initiative.  Applications are still open for the spring and the autumn of next year.  http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/en/plant-trees/help-advice/Pages/trees-for-communities.aspx

  • Consultation: Your views sought on draft pharmaceutical needs assessment for Leeds

    You may be interested in the attached consultation on a draft pharmaceutical needs assessment for Leeds.  The consultation runs until Friday 31st December 2010 and all of the documents are available to download by copying the following into your web browser.  www.leeds.nhs.uk/have-your-say  If you would like a direct link to the document only copy in…

  • Car Boot site – Harrogate Road/Otley Old Road

    I have recently received the following comment from a local resident which may be of interest to you:  “I have to bring a point of road safety to your attention. I am sure you are aware of the car boot sale held every Sunday morning in a field at the junction of Harrogate Road and…

  • 2009/10 NHS Leeds Community Healthcare Annual Review

    NHS Leeds Community Healthcare has recently published its Annual Review for the 2009 / 10 financial year.  You can download or view a copy of the review online at  http://www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.uk/reports_and_publications1/  Should you prefer to read a hard copy of the review, please let me know and I can post it to you – please advise…