Archive for Month: April 2013

  • POTENTIAL SITES FOR DEVELOPMENT – CONSULTATION FOR PLANNING PERIOD UP TO 2028

    You may have read that Leeds City Council are currently consulting on the sites they are suggesting for possible housing for the next planning period up to the year 2028.  There are documents and maps available on line for you to access. The main document is entitled “Site Allocations DPD – Issues and Options” and…

  • REDUCING DOMESTIC BURGLARY IN LEEDS

    At the Council’s Executive Board in April a report was received on results to date of work started in September 2011 to reduce burglary in the city.  The Board heard that since the additional, approved funding was awarded a Taskforce has been established to bring all of the different agencies together e.g. Police, Probation Service,…

  • GROUNDS MAINTENANCE PROGRAMME FOR 2013 – PARKS & COUNTRYSIDE

    From April 2013 the Council’s Parks & Countryside section will take on the budget management for all streetscene horticultural assets, including tree management for trees that were previously part of other asset groups. This gives residents a single point of contact to address all horticulture and arboriculture needs and should also provide more consistency of…

  • RECYCLING PLASTIC

    I am often asked by residents why they cannot put all plastic in their green bins as they find the numbering system on packaging difficult to see and to decipher and remember what can go where. I asked the Council’s Waste Strategy Officer what plans the Council has to allow all plastics to be placed…

  • WRAP UP LEEDS IS A SUCCESS IN ADEL &WHARFEDALE WARD

    I was really pleased to hear that recnelty published figures on the “Wrap Up Leeds” scheme showed Adel & Wharfedale had one of the highest  take-up rates across the city, pro rata to customers contacted. The free insulation scheme, awarded as a turnkey contract to Yorkshire Energy Services (YES), was launched in January 2012, and…

  • ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 – PUBLIC FOOTPATH NO.61 & BRIDLEWAY NO.65 AND TILE LANE, ADEL

    The Council has issued the following notice: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the under mentioned Footpath and Bridleway (New Development) Leeds City Council intends in not less than 7 days to make an Order the effect of which will be that no…

  • ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 – BLACK HILL ROAD, ARTHINGTON AND ARTHINGTON ROAD, ECCUP, LEEDS

    The following notice has been issued by the Council in respect of Black Hill Road: WHEREAS Leeds City Council is the traffic authority for the Leeds Metropolitan District; and WHEREAS carriageway resurfacing works are to take place. TAKE NOTICE that in the interests of public safety it is considered necessary to prohibit vehicular use of…

  • ADEL PLAYERS ADVANCE INTO NEW ERA WITH ‘GHOSTS’

    Adel Players will take to the stage for a new production of ‘Ghosts’ later this month under improved lighting, and with other upgraded facilities too. The dramatic society, who have been performing at the Memorial Hall in Adel in north Leeds for over 60 years, have completed work on their theatre space in good time…

  • No. 31 Bus Service

    You may have heard a rumour about the No. 31 bus service being taken off. I contacted Metro to find out what the truth was behind these rumours and set out below is the reply from Metro: “The 31/32 service is included in our review of Metro funded bus services. The proposals we issued for…

  • Public Consultation Event – Help shape the future of Adel – Saturday 20th April 10am to 4pm

    Come and have your say on the future shape and feel of Adel. Public Consultation Event                                             Everyone welcome. Bring the family Saturday, 20th April 2013 from 10.00am until 4.00pm Adel St John Church of England, Primary School, Long Causeway, Leeds LS16 8EX   What sort of housing development would you like to see in…