Archive for Month: August 2013

  • WHITE LINING – JUNCTION OF WRENBURY CRESCENT WITH KIRKWOOD AVENUE/VIEW

    I was recently asked at a Street Surgery whether the Council had any plans to place white lines at the junction of Kirkwood View and Kirkwood Avenue where it connects to Wrenbury Crescent. I took this up with the Highways Operations Manager who advised me as follows: “I believe it would be beneficial to line…

  • COLD CALLING CONTROL ZONES – 1ST PHASE IS LAUNCHED IN ADEL

    West Yorkshire Trading Standards issued the following press release when we launched the first phase of the Cold Calling Control Zones on Tuesday 13th August: Today (13th August) saw the launch of the first Cold Calling Control Zone in Adel, Leeds. Funded by the Adel Association and Leeds City Council. This is the first zone…

  • ROAD WORKS – POOL BANK NEW ROAD 26TH AUGUST TO 30TH AUGUST

    On the 26/8/13 to 30/8/13, works will be carried out on Pool Bank New Road to allow for investigatory operations can be carried out on the Old Railway Bridge.  Temporary 2 way traffic lights will be in operation to allow works to be carried out safely.  Given the highly traffic sensitive nature of this road we have…

  • AIRPORT NOISE

    I have recently received a number of complaints from local residents about the following issues:  – Increased noise from flights coming and going to the airport  – The potential increase in outbound flights over Cookridge   – Can any money be reclaimed for this increased activity? I have received 2 replies to my inquiries:  1.…

  • FEEDBACK ON CONSULTATION RE PROPOSED TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES – ADEL LANE

    This is a précis of the information received following consultation with local residents on the proposed traffic calming measures for Adel Lane (from junction with St. Helens Lane down to junction of Long Causeway). 52% of those who responded are in favour of some form of traffic calming and of those 52%, 62% whilst happy…

  • GRASS CUTTING/TREE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

    I have called on the Council to do more to make residents aware of changes to the management of grass cutting contracts and tree maintenance work. Following the decision to dissolve the ALMOs and move housing services back in-house, a number of contracts, including grass cutting and tree maintenance, have reverted back to council departments…

  • SIGN UP TO CPRE’s CHARTER

    Please find below a link to the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England’s (CPRE) Charter to stop the destruction of the English countryside. http://www.cpre.org.uk/what-we-do/housing-and-planning/planning/update/item/3385-our-charter-to-stop-the-destruction-of-the-english-countryside

  • PROPOSED HIGHWAYS WORKS – POOL & ARTHINGTON

    I have been chasing this up with the highways officer to get more precise details of timings and the work to be done in the area and I have been advised that Highways hope to get approval to spend the money within the next fortnight and will then anticipate getting the work completed before winter…

  • TRAVELLERS ENCAMPMENT – RING ROAD, WEETWOOD

    A number of residents have been in touch with me to ask about the current position with the Travellers Encampment that is situated on the Ring Road. Set out below is the latest update from the Gypsy and Travellers Service: “Dear Cllr Anderson In response to your email regarding the encampment on Redvers Close off…