Archive for Month: January 2013

  • LEEDS MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSES – WELCOME SHORT TERM REPRIEVE

    Set out below is a copy of a letter I have sent to the Press in respect of the Leeds  City Council Municipal Golf Courses: Dear Sir, REPRIEVE FOR LEEDS GOLF COURSES I was pleased to read that the Council has reconsidered its plans to close two Leeds golf courses, (YEP, January 15, “Leeds Golf…

  • COLD WEATHER ASSISTANCE

    I have been sent the information below which may be of use to you, or someone you know. Dear Councillor, The Met Office has recently issued a cold weather alert across the region with temperatures predicted to fall below -2oC. Please find below a reminder of some of the assistance available to householders during the…

  • LEEDS CORE STRATEGY

    You may be interested in the information below. This consultation is on the document that planning policy will be based on for the next few years and your views are important. It will also be the document on which the site allocations policy will be based and this will be issued hopefully later on this…

  • GOLDEN ACRE PARK CAFE REFURBISHMENT

    I have praised a key decision made by the Council’s Executive Board to approve plans for a major refurbishment project at the café at Golden Acre Park. A new conservatory is to be added to the existing building increasing the number of people who can be seated indoors to 86 whilst retaining the lower patio…

  • DOG FOULING

    I am backing an initiative for residents in Holt Park to work together with West North West Homes’ Environmental Action Team to ensure dog owners who fall “foul of the law” are brought to task.  This action is part of a broader Neighbourhood Action Plan for the Outer North West area of Leeds. The Action…

  • LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT PLANNING APPLICATION TO RETAIN USE OF JET 2 CHECK IN FACILITY

    I have recently received the following information in respect of the Jet 2 check in facility at the Airport. PLANNING APPLICATION 12/05367/FU Retention of a temporary check in and arrival lounge (Jet2) at airport for a further period of 3 years at Leeds And Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7TZ. I am writing…

  • REVIEW OF ALMOs

    Below is the text of a letter I have sent to the press in respect of the ongoing review of the ALMOs (Arms Length Management Organisation) who have responsibility for the council housing in Leeds.  Dear Sir, The Council is looking to change the way it delivers housing services in Leeds (‘Leeds council housing shake…