Archive for Month: September 2013

  • York Gate wins Yorkshire in Bloom Gold

    I am pleased to be able to tell you that the gem that is York Gate has been awarded a Yorkshire in Bloom Gold award in its first time of entering the competition. I am so proud to have York Gate in the Adel & Wharfedale Ward and we are very lucky to have two…

  • TREE FELLING – LAWNSWOOD GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS, OTLEY ROAD

    I have been advised that the Council has received an objection from the site owner in regard to the provisional Tree Preservation Order that the Council put on all the trees when they found out they were being felled.  The primary reason for the objection is that the trees restrict the developable area of the site. A tree…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION – LAND TO REAR OF MOSELEY WOOD GARDENS 13/04148/OT

     Number:    13/04148/OT/NW Site:            Land Rear Moseley Wood Gardens  Cookridge  Leeds  LS16  Proposal:    Outline Planning Application for the Residential Development of circa 200 dwellings and associated landscaping I have been advised that an application for the proposed development for the Land Rear Moseley Wood Gardens , Cookridge has now been submitted, details of…

  • GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS – LAWNSWOOD – PLANNING APPLICATION 13/04008/OT

    Number:                   13/04008/OT/NW Site:            Department For Work And Pensions  Government Buildings  Otley Road  Leeds  LS16 QT Proposal:    Outline planning application for demolition of existing buildings and erect residential development including means of access I have been advised that an application for the proposed development at The Government Buildings at Lawnswood  has now been…

  • MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM – LAND OFF MOSELEY WOOD RISE, COOKRIDGE

    I’ve been advised that the planning application for the Taylor Wimpey site at Moseley Wood Bottom is imminent. It is important that residents submit objections to this proposal and set out below are my suggested ways in which you can object once the application is live. I will also send out reminders.  As a starting…

  • UPDATE ON ALTERNATE WEEKLY BIN COLLECTION – ROLL OUT OF PHASE 2 WARDS

    As you may be aware some months ago the Council piloted in the south of the city a fortnightly black bin and a fortnightly green bin collection service called “Alternate Week Collection”. Adel & Wharfedale Ward is to be included in Phase 2 of the rollout of fortnightly (alternate) refuse collections. It may not apply to all…

  • CARRIAGEWAY PATCHING ARTHINGTON LANE – WEEKEND OF 8TH SEPTEMBER

    I received the following update from the Highways Operations Manager in respect of the above: We plan to undertake isolated carriageway patching works on A659 Arthington Lane [on] Sunday the 1st September and Sunday 8th September. The works are sporadic in nature and may span the section between Tower Drive Pool and Black Hill Road.…

  • TOUR DE FRANCE – FUNDING TO REPAIR ROADS LOCALLY

    Leeds City Council is to spend £400,000 on roads and pavements across Leeds to ensure the city is ready to welcome the Tour de France when it comes to Leeds in 2014, and over £134,000 of that will be spent in the Adel and Wharfedale ward. A number of streets will benefit from resurfaced pavements,…

  • ADVANCE NOTICE OF THE NEXT HOLT PARK FORUM – 16th OCTOBER 2013 AT 6PM

    On Wednesday 16th October at 6pm in the new Holt Park Active there will be a Holt Park Forum at which the draft Planning Statement for Holt Park District Centre will be introduced, setting out development proposals for the redundant land formerly occupied by Ralph Thoresby school and Holt Park leisure centre and adjacent land. A…

  • UPDATE REGARDING THE HEDGE ON CHURCH LANE BORDERING CENTURION FIELDS

    This is the latest update on the hedge issue at the David Wilson Homes site on Church Lane. This is from the Planning Department following me chasing them up about it: “I have today spoken to the developers who were supposed to submit an arboricultural report which he claims has been commissioned and is waiting…