Archive for Month: December 2013

  • NEWS ON THE TOUR DE FRANCE

     The Council recently held a meeting to discuss the Tour de France to share their plans and to hear about the plans of Town/Parish Councils around the Tour de France route. Latest News An update report on the preparations being carried out as Leeds gears up to be host city for the world’s largest annual…

  • UPDATE ON CORE STRATEGY AND SITE ALLOCATIONS PROCESS

    At a recent Development Plans Panel meeting  we were presented with 2 sets of reports, one on the progress with the Core Strategy, the other in respect of the Site Allocations process. The former sets out the overall planning strategy for the Council, the 2nd is feedback on the consultation exercise carried out in the…

  • QUAD BIKES FUNDING

    An application also came forward for funding for a quad bike for the sole use in the North West area which will help cut accidents caused by slipping and falling on the highway by clearing leaves and spreading grit. The NHS has already agreed to fund the cost of four quad bikes and four small…

  • NEW BRIDLEWAY PROJECT

    At our recent Outer North West Area Committee meeting agreement was given to funding the A660 Bridleway Link Project Phase 1 – Golden Acre Park to the Parkway Hotel, Otley Road with an award of £17564. The Council’s Parks & Countryside Public Rights of Way Department made a bid for this money and it will…

  • APPLICATION FOR TREE WORKS – PUBLIC ACCESS NOW AVAILABLE

    I have received information to say that  from 2nd December 2013 all new tree works applications i.e. works to trees protected by a TPO and works to trees in a conservation area will be available on Public Access.  This means that you can view any new applications including documents submitted, in the same way you…

  • Disruption to Traffic – Armley Gyratory

    I have received the message below from the Traffic Manager at Leeds City Council: “You may be aware that we have been experiencing some disruption to traffic today on the Inner Ring Road in Leeds at the Armley Gyratory. The disruption is being caused by some urgent gas repair works. We have discussed these works…

  • Message from the National Cyber Crime Unit – Email Spamming Event

    I received the information below from the Neighbourhood Policing Team: “We have been made aware by the National Cyber Crime Unit of an ongoing mass email spamming event (see below). We have been asked to circulate this message to raise the awareness of this kind of scam. Further information is available from the National Crime…