Archive for Month: October 2014

  • SPEED SURVEY RESULTS, OLD LANE, BRAMHOPE

    Residents regularly bring to my attention the issues with speeding traffic on Old Lane. A number of suggestions have been made by residents as to how they would like this to be dealt with and this has included physical measures such as flashing signs etc. I have taken this up with the Highways Engineer, who…

  • FIRST COLD CALLING CONTROL ZONE IN BRAMHOPE GETS THE GO AHEAD

    I am pleased to report that the first Cold Calling Control Zone in Bramhope goes live on 1st November. Councillors in the Outer North West Community Committee awarded funding to establish the zone in the “Trees” group of streets in Bramhope, discouraging door-to-door cold callers from disturbing residents. I’m delighted that we could support this…

  • LOCAL COOKRIDGE HOLTY TRINITY C of E SCHOOL PUPIL REBECCA ASHWORTH SHORTLISTED FOR CHILDREN’S MAYOR NOMINATIOIN

    I am very pleased to report that Rebecca Ashworth a pupil at Cookridge Holy Trinity C of E has been shortlisted for the nominations for this year’s Children’s Mayor. I have offered my congratulations to Rebecca and wish her the best of luck with her nomination. Rebecca’s manifesto is based on Leeds being a more…

  • NEW WORKING PRACTICES IN STREET CLEANSING

    The Council has recently implemented a number of planned changes to the working practices within their Street Cleansing operations. I am pleased that this work has finally completed as it brings all the cleansing and enforcement teams together working on a zonal basis. I have long been advocating a more community based service and it…

  • HIGHWAYS WORK TO HOLT LANE

    I get a number of queries about the state of Holt Lane and I have now received an update in respect of the maintenance work required from the Highways Operations Manager, as follows: “We now have approval to undertake some relatively major maintenance along Holt Lane I cannot give you a timescale as yet, but…

  • ROAD SAFETY IN ADEL

    I have been sent the following information from the Council’s Highways Department in respect of requests for road safety improvements around the two Primary schools in the area: “The potential extent of a 20mph scheme associated with the Adel primary schools encompasses both schools and includes Sir George Martin Drive. This area is in the…

  • NEW ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR ORDERS – ASB CRIME AND POLICING ACT 2014 – REPORTING ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

    With the introduction of the ASB Crime & Policing Act 2014 the way in which Anti-Social Behaviour is reported and dealt with has changed. There are a number of offences now dealt with under the Community Protection Notice which combines a number of previous notices such as littering, graffiti, defacement into one. They are applicable…

  • ABANDONED TROLLIES IN THE HOLTDALES

    As you may be aware I have been trying to make arrangements with Asda for some time that abandoned trollies on the estate will be picked up and returned to Asda. Asda have a contractor who collects the trollies but I have pointed out to Asda that this has not resolved the problem because they…

  • BENCH SEAT OUTSIDE THE CO-OP, OTLEY ROAD, ADEL

    As you may or may not be aware Metro are moving the bus stop just outside the Co-Op a few yards further along and will be providing a shelter with seating. I received the update below and would be pleased to know whetheryou have any thoughts as to where the current bench seat that is…

  • RESULTS OF SPEED SURVEYS, A660 OTLEY ROAD, ADEL

    I was recently asked by some local residents why there was no enforcement of the new speed limit on Otley Road. I raised this with both the Police and Highways and as a result you may have noticed that there were some speed surveys being carried out at various points along the length of Otley…