Archive for Month: February 2013

  • FORMER RALPH THORESBY SCHOOL SITE

    i have received the following update from the Project Manager on the Regeneration Team, re proposals to make the former Ralph Thoresby school site more aesthetically pleasing. “As you may be aware, the former Ralph Thoresby School site at Holt Park is included within the Derelict and Nuisance Property Programme.  I understand that for some time you have…

  • Leeds Safer Roads Action Plan 2013 – Consultation

    You may be interested in which starts the consultation process on the above matter. Please click on the link which will take you to the consultation site and the document in question. Please follow the link to the final ‘Draft’ Leeds Safer Roads Action Plan 2013 which is currently published on ‘Talking Point’ as part…

  • NEW LITTER BINS – UPDATE

    I refer to my post of 16th December 2012 in respect of the subjecct of Litter Bins. I can advise that I received a number of suggestions for the location of the new litter bins in the area. After looking at all of the locations suggested and checking these with Streetscene Services it has been…

  • BODINGTON HALL DEVELOPMENT

    You may be interested to know that David Wilson Homes are the University’s preferred bidder on the Bodington Hall site. It was good to see a number of residents at the Drop-In evening at the beginning of February when the proposed outline application was on display. The Planning Application has not yet been submitted and…

  • SPEED LIMIT SIGNS ON THE A660

    I have had a number of enquiries as to when the signage for the new Speed Limits on the A660 will be going up. I have been chasing this up and have been advised that the original dates given to me were wrong and I have now received the update below. “Dear Councillor Anderson The…

  • LATEST UPDATE ON POOL ARENA PLANNING APPLICATION

    I have received the following update from the Planners at the Council in respect of the above. “We have received an additional plan from the agent which includes Station Road within the applicants blue line.  This therefore suggests that this is within their ownership.  I have asked for this to be re-publicised via site notices, and…

  • NEXT GENERATION TRANSPORT (NGT)

    I have raised concerns about the Council’s unwillingness to provide answers to Councillors and members of the public on Leeds New Generation Transport. I feel that the project team responsible for delivering the scheme,are failing to communicate fully with Elected Members and the public. This scheme will have a major impact on the A660 (Otley…

  • CO-OPERATIVE ENERGY SWITCHING

    You will have read on my website previously about the potential benefits of Energy Switching. Below is a qeustion and answer brief that you may be interested in. The Cooperative Energy Switching scheme is available city wide and Councillors have been asked to help promote this. What is co-operative energy switching? Co-operative energy switching is where…

  • HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE – POTHOLES

    I recently asked a question in the Full Council meeting in relation to the amount of money being spent on contractors returning time and time again to do patch repairs when long term investment is needed. The Council’s current policy on road maintenance seems to be to spend as little as possible, and so we…

  • CHANGES TO THE BULKY HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE – THIS MUST NOT LEAD TO INCREASED FLY TIPPING

    At January’s Full Council meeting I asked the following question: “Does the Executive Member with responsibility for street cleansing agree that one of the unintended consequences of both the removal of the bulky household waste collection service and the changes in respect of commercial waste could be increased levels of fly tipping throughout the city?”…