Archive for Month: February 2014

  • 20MPH ZONES

    There is a lot of interest in the Council’s proposals for 20mph zones. The Council are rolling these out firstly to streets surrounding schools. All the schools in Leeds are on a list to be done. The zone takes in a school and up to a 1km buffer around the boundary. The zones are prioritised according to the…

  • CHANGES TO BULKY HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION

    A recent report to the Council’s Executive Board sought approval to make changes to the Bulky Waste collection service by way of providing only 3 free collections per year as opposed to the existing 13 with a potential future option for the Council to charge for additional collections. A limit of four items per collection…

  • RESUMPTION OF BROWN BIN COLLECTION

    Please find below information I have been sent in respect of the resumption of the brown bin garden waste collection service which starts again from 3rd March. “Dear Councillor I am writing to advise you that the fortnightly garden waste (brown bin) collection service will resume on existing routes across two weeks from 3March 2014.…

  • SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

    I have been advised of the following information from Leeds City Council this afternoon: “We just had the latest from the Met Office who have issued a Yellow warning for snow that captures Leeds http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings/#?tab=warnings&regionName=yh.  Valid from Friday afternoon until midnight Friday with around 5cm sounding possible.  This is accompanied by more rain prior and…

  • INSPECTOR’S REPORT ON LEEDS CITY COUNCIL’S CORE STRATEGY

    The Planning Inspector who was asked to examine the Leeds City Council Core Strategy has now submitted his report which can be accessed by clicking on the link further down Then, going down the page until you reach Examination News dated 5th February 2014, then click the coloured text which reads Examination Documents list Then…

  • DAVID WILSON HOMES – SIGNAGE OPPOSITE LAWNSWOOD ARMS

    Please find below the latest update on the signage that DWH have put up on the A660 Otley Road. “In relation to service request 14/06505/H_IADD  concerning sign advertising on highways land on Otley Road Adel advertising David Wilson Homes. To confirm I have spoken to the company and explained it was in  an illegal position and…

  • Update on Moseley Wood Bottom

    I have today received confirmation that this application WILL NOT be taken to the Plans Panel on Thursday, 13th February. The meeting will now be held on Thursday 27th February at the same time. As soon as the report becomes available I will ensure that I forward the information on to you. If you haven’t…

  • Holt Lane – proposal for 30mph speed limit

    I refer to the above. I have received the following information from the Assistant Engineer, Traffic Management West advising me in respect of progress with the scheme: “The scheme proposal is to reduce the speed limit on Holt Lane from its junction with Cookridge Lane/Otley Old Road, which currently has a speed limit of 40mph…

  • Lower Old Pool Bank, Pool – proposal for 30mph speed limit

    I refer to the above. I have received the following information from the Assistant Engineer, Traffic Management West advising me in respect of progress with the scheme: “The scheme proposals are to reduce the speed limit on Old Pool Bank from its junction with A660 Leeds Road and A658 Pool Bank New Road, which is…

  • UPDATE ON DYNELEY ARMS TRAFFIC LIGHTS – PROPOSED CHANGES ARE VERY WELCOME

    I refer to the above and would advise that I have been working with Highways officers to try and find a solution to the traffic issues at this junction, most notably a right turn filter down to Pool from the A660. I have received the following information from the Urban Traffic & Control Manager: “I…