Archive for Month: January 2011

  • Trading Standards warning

    Trading Standards in West Yorkshire have issued the following warning to residents: “Officers at West Yorkshire Trading Standards are warning householders, whose homes may have been damaged due to the recent snow and ice, to be aware that they may be targeted by cowboy builders when the weather improves. The misfortune of homeowners, experienced over…

  • Tinshill Recreation Ground – update

    I have received a number of queries in respect of Tinshill Recreation Ground. The Senior Project Manager has provided the following updated: “I can confirm that work to level and drain 6 pitches started on site in summer 2007. At the request of Ralph Thoresby School and those community sports clubs that use the site,…

  • Parking issues at Ralph Thoresby High School

    I recently chaired a meeting at Ralph Thoresby High School to discuss road safety from the point of view of both the school and residents in the area. The people who attended were those that could influence positive actions for a way forward and included, amongst others Stuart Hemingway (Head Teacher), representatives from the Council’s…

  • Parking issues around Holy Trinity C of E, Cookridge

    I was advised that there are issues around road safety at Holy Trinity School and also outside of the Tesco store and at the bus stop and in this respect I chaired a meeting at the school the other day to discuss road safety issues in respect of Holy Trinity School and the following people were in…

  • City Centre Car Parks

    In respect of the Council’s decision to close long stay commuter parking in the city centre in respect of enforcement action as proper planning permission had not been sought. This decision has now temporarily been reversed and the car parks will be staying open at present.

  • Traffic Regulation Order – yellow lining opposite junction of Tinshill Road/Wood Hill Road

    I was recently asked when the yellow lining would take place opposite the junction of Wood Hill Road and Tinshill Road. I have been advised by the Traffic Management officer as follows: “I have consulted the residents affected by the proposed bus stop clearway yesterday.  This will free any parking taking place adjacent to the stop…

  • Council Tax Bandings

    I have received the following information from the Council’s Council Tax Manager in respect of the leaflets that households have been receiving about Council Tax Banding and suggestions that properties may be in the wrong banding:   “Regarding appeals against the banding of one’s property, it can only be done at certain times: within six months…

  • Kirkgate Market Survey

    Please find attached a link to a survey on Kirkgate Market. https://consult.leeds.gov.uk/leeds/KMS/elab.aspx?noip=1&CampaignId=211