Archive for Month: December 2012

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR

    I would like to wish all my constituents in the Adel & Wharfedale Ward and all readers of this blog a very Happy New Year for 2013.

  • HAPPY CHRISTMAS

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

  • A660 NEW SPEED RESTRICTION PROPOSALS – RESULT OF CONSULTATION

    LEEDS CITY COUNCIL (SPEED LIMIT) (NO.12) ORDER 2012 – A660 CLASSIFIED ROAD LEEDS I refer to the above proposed Speed Limit Order (“The Order”) recently promoted by the Council. As you will be aware representations were received by the Council both in objection to and support for these proposals which in the main relate to…

  • NEW LITTER BINS FUNDED FOR THE AREA

    I can advise that grant funding of £1845 has been awarded to the Council’s Environmental Services team for 5 extra litter bins. I am pleased that there are to be more litter bins in locations that require them. I get a lot of complaints about litter and dog fouling in various parts of the Ward…

  • FUNDING AWARDED TO PROVIDE A SPEED INDICATOR DEVICE (SID)

    I am pleased to say that the Outer North West Area Committee have agreed to fund the provision of a moveable Speed Indicator Device (SID). The grant of £4000 will also provide 3 fixings for lighting columns to go with the SID to allow it to move around different locations. The provision of the SID…

  • UPDATE ON POOL COURT ARENA APPLICATION

    Please find below the most up to date information I have from the Planning Department on the current situation with this application, following my attendance to represent residents in Pool in respect of the above application. Application DEFERRED AND DELEGATED to the Chief Planning officer subject to further discussions to restrict the size and or…

  • FUNDING FOR TARGET HARDENING THROUGH CASAC

    I am pleased to report that at the North West Outer Area Committee has awarded £15,000 in grant funding CASAC. I am very pleased we were able to secure this funding for CASAC. This money will be used to provide what is called “target hardening”, which means securing things like windows and doors more effectively…

  • SMALL GRANTS FOR POOL VILLAGE PROJECTS

    I am really pleased to report that two small grants have been awarded to the community of Pool. The first is £330 to Wharfedale Court Sheltered Housing Social Club who were taking residents to have Christmas Dinner at a local venue on 14th December 2012. These residents, many of whom are disabled, will enjoy going…

  • GRANT TO UPGRADE HOLT LANE PLAY AREA

    I am delighted that  Holt Lane play area is to benefit from grant funding through the Outer North West Area Committee. A grant of £5500 is to be made to the Council’s Parks & Countryside team to upgrade the play area and install some replacement fencing, litter bins and 2 metal benches which were damaged…

  • PUBLIC BRIDLEWAY NO. 1 – COOKRIDGE CRICKET CLUB

    I have given a wholehearted welcome to a grant award from the Outer North West Area Committee which will see vast improvements to the surface of a local Public Bridleway in Cookridge (Public Bridleway No.1, Cookridge Cricket Club). I have been working for some time with Parks & Countryside to look at ways to improve…