Archive for Month: October 2011

  • PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT – SITE OF BODINGTON HALLS OF RESIDENCE

    I would advise that a company called idPlanning who are the consultants acting on behalf of the University have sent out letters to a number of addresses surrounding the above site to advise that a consultation exercise will be taking place in November. The information I am aware of is that Leeds University are wanting…

  • NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING UPDATE

    I recently sent out an email to you about Neighbourhood Planning, by coincidence at this Wednesday’s Executive Board, a report on Neighbourhood Planning is due to be debated. If you would like to read a copy of the report which contains the views of the current administration it can be accessed on: http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=61222 http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=61223 http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=61224…

  • HOUSING GROWTH IN LEEDS

     As you may be aware the issue of housing numbers and housing growth are of concern throughout the city and at the Executive Board meeting of the Council due to take place this Wednesday, 2nd November, two reports that may be of interest to you are due to be debated. In order to access the…

  • SCHOOL CROSSING PATROL – ADEL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

    I have received the following welcome news from the Senior Supervisor, (Passenger Assistants & School Crossing Patrol), Passenger Transport, Westland Road Depot “Dear Cllr. Anderson, As agreed, we placed a temporary School Crossing warden on Sir George Martin Drive at Adel Primary School, for four weeks, in order that we monitor the traffic flow and the number…

  • BLUE BADGE SYSTEM

     You may have read in the paper that the Blue Badge system is to be reformed. The Council’s Executive Board will be discussing this on Wednesday 2nd November and the report before them is in the link below. http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=61167 A copy of the letter sent to all Local Authority Council Leaders to explain the changes:…

  • WASTE SOLUTION FOR LEEDS – RESIDUAL WASTE TREATMENT PFI PROJECT

    A report is going to the Executive Board of Leeds City Council on Wednesday 2nd November 2011 in respect of the above. Please click on the link below to access the report: http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=61214 http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=61215  

  • REQUEST FOR PLANNING GAIN FUNDING FOR POOL AND BRAMHOPE

    I refer to the request that was made of me at the public meeting on 14th July 2011 where a resident advised that the two illegal car parks outside of Leeds Bradford Airport that recently received planning permission had a section 106 agreement stating that in excess of £160,000 was to be paid towards transport…

  • Planned Road Closures, Events and Roadworks

    Please find below a link to the Metro website which gives up to date details of Planned Events, Road Closures and Roadworks http://www.wymetro.com/TravelNews/operators

  • UPDATE ON SHELL GARAGE – LICENSING APPLICATION, POOL

    Just a brief update on the Licensing application heard today. I will post full details for the reasons for refusal when they become available. In the meantime I welcome the decision by the Council’s Licensing Sub-Committee to refuse an application from the Shell petrol station on Pool Road, in Pool village, to sell alcohol between 6am…

  • THE NEED FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING

    There has been a lot of debate in the media recently about proposals by the Government to streamline and simplify the Planning system and also against a backdrop of the need for more housing. The big debate is whether or not the new proposals will be helpful and also are the numbers of new houses…