Archive for Month: April 2012

  • RESURFACING OF GOLDEN ACRE PARK CAR PARK

    As you will be aware the condition of the car park surface at Golden Acre park (off Otley Road) is in a very unsuitable state. A funding application was made as follows: “To reinstate the tarmac surfaced areas of the car park and to reinstate the parking bays with a granular base. Funding will pay…

  • DAVID WILSON HOMES – UPDATE

    I, along with a small group from the Adel Association, met with the Council’s Planner following the news that the Plans Panel had rejected the materials that were going to be used for this development. The Planner confirmed the Panel didn’t like the sample wall on display in the field that they had seen on…

  • A660 BRIDLEWAY

    I was contacted by a local resident to ask whether there were any plans to upgrade the bridleway that crosses the A660. Following my contacting the Public Rights of Way Officer he held a site meeting to seek a resolution to the difficulty and danger of linking 3 bridleways together near the Parkway Hotel on…

  • “NO COLD CALLING” ZONES – FUNDING

    Funding has been secured to set up No Cold Calling Zones throughout the area, in partnership with West Yorkshire Joint Services (Trading Standards) and West Yorkshire Police. The aim is to provide some protection for residents from rogue traders and intrusive callers. If you feel your street or cul de sac would benefit from this…

  • ADEL SURGERY

    You may have heard some comments about the revised opening hours at the above surgery. Set out below is a reply I have received from a local resident, who is a member of the Patient Referral Group which hopefully will reassure you about opening hours. “The closure on Thursday afternoons is only one aspect of…

  • POLICE OFF-ROAD BIKES – FUNDING

    A funding application was received from the Police to fund Off Road Bikes for officers to deal with illegal off road motor cycling, anti social behaviour and to assist with high visibility patrols, particularly focusing on greenspaces. The local Area Committee and the Police agreed to fund this project jointly.  

  • EXERCISE CLASSES – OLDER PEOPLES’ ACTION in the LOCALITY (OPAL)

    OPAL at Holt Park run a number of exercise classes for older people, they would like to develop these classes further. Funding was approved by the Adel & Wharfedale Councillors and this will part-fund these classes plus provide other health information for older people.

  • MUSIC AND DRAMA LIBRARY UPDATE

    I was contacted back in October by a local drama group in respect of the announced closure and dispersal of the Wakefield Music and Drama Library. A suggestion was made as to whether Leeds could house all or part of this collection and Leisure Services subsequently made a bid for the drama collection. The Wakefield…