Archive for Month: December 2010

  • Happy Christmas

    I would like to wish all readers of this website and all residents in Adel & Wharfedale Ward a very Happy Christmas

  • Disposal of Christmas Trees

    I know you have probably not even put your tree up yet but I have received the following response to my request for information on disposal of trees when the time comes: “I understand you were enquiring about the disposal of the above after the Christmas festivities are at an end, as in previous years…

  • Road Safety around Schools

    I have recently been in discussions with some parents and concerned residents about road safety at Cookridge Holy Trinity Primary and Ralph Thoresby High School and in order to try and find a way forward I have organised meetings with representatives from the school, representatives from the local community (including some parents), Highways officers and…

  • Press Release – Refuse Collection

    I recently issued the press release below in respect of refuse collection: Failure on 48 hour bin pledge Bin Route Crisis enters a fifth week Despite assurances from the ruling administration that the city’s bin collection chaos would be resolved within 48 hours – the problems have continued well into this week. Complaints from angry…

  • Leeds Car Parks

    You may be aware that a number of car parks in the city have closed recently. I have received the following up to date information from the Councillor whose portfolio covers this subject: “I thought that it might be helpful if I provided you with some more detail about long stay parking provision in the City…

  • GRIT BINS – ADEL WOODS

    Some time ago a number of residents raised the issue of road safety and winter road conditions and, in particular, the need for grit bins in the streets to help residents to get cars in and out of the estate and also to ensure that routes are as safe as possible for pedestrians. Discussions took…

  • WEEKLY & MONTHLY PLANNING LISTS

    If you would like weekly or monthly lists of planning applications you may be interested in how to obtain these from the Council’s website. I have been sent the instructions below.  The system produces the lists from Monday to Sunday in real time as they are added to the planning application system.  To access it…

  • CITY CENTRE VISION 2010 CONFERENCE SUMMARY

    You can download a copy of the Conference Summary at: www.leedscitycentrevision.org

  • RECENT FUNDING APPLICATIONS – POOL FEAST & OPAL AT HOLT PARK

    I have recently submitted a MICE application for £250 to cover the Friendly Visiting service for OPAL and I have also submitted a MICE application for £750 to cover the sound system and climbing wall for Pool Feast.

  • LENGTHS OF ROAD FOR CONCERN 2005 – 2009

    The Council has issued the Lengths for Concern and Sites for Concern reports which highlight those roads and junctions Highways have concerns about. The reports will give you an idea of the priority being put on certain routes and will also enable you to gauge where in the funding pipeline certain roads are placed. If you…