Archive for Month: December 2014

  • RESIDENTS’ PERMIT SCHEME – HOUSEHOLD WASTE SITES – PROPOSED NEW ARRANGEMENTS FROM 1/4/15

    i have been sent the information below which all residents will be receiving in due course. “Dear Councillor You will be aware that as part of the 2015/16 budget considerations, we are proposing to issue all Leeds residents with a new ‘Leeds Resident Permit’ in their 2015/16 council tax billing pack. The new permit scheme…

  • UPDATE ON HOLT PARK SURGERY PROPOSED CHANGES

    I have recently received the following information in a copy of a letter that will be going to all patients registered with the Holt Park Surgery practice: Dear Patient, Re: Abbey Medical Practice – practice proposals You may have recently received a letter from the practice regarding our proposed merger with Moor Grange Surgery and…

  • HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL AND HEALTHY 2015

    I would like to wish all visitors to and regular readers of this site a very Happy Christmas and a very Happy and Healthy New Year in 2015. I look forward to you continuing to visit my website and I hope you find the articles useful to you.  

  • UPDATE ON TRAFFIC PROBLEMS IN OTLEY

    As you may be aware there have been a number of traffic problems in Otley recently due to a new highways scheme that was put in place. Highways subsequently agreed to look at the situation and see what could be done to alleviate the problems the new scheme had caused. I recently asked for an…

  • CHRISTMAS BIN COLLECTION ARRANGEMENTS

    You may already have received a letter about the revised arrangements for bin collection over the Christmas and New Year period however please find below the letter that has been distrubuted to all householders in Leeds. Dear Householder, IMPORTANT Information about your bin collections over the Christmas period. Changes to bin services over Christmas and…

  • ROSEMONT SHELTERED HOUSING – GRANT FOR CHRISTMAS PARTY

    I am pleased to report that I have been able to award £50 from my MICE money to help defray the costs of a Christmas Party for the residents of the Sheltered Housing complex at Rosemont in Bramhope. I would like to wish them a very Happy Christmas and hope their party goes well. I hope…

  • PROPOSAL TO MOVE COOKRIDGE POST OFFICE FROM GREEN LANE TO COOKRIDGE LANE

    I have received a letter from the Post Office to advise me that they are proposing to move the Post Office on Green Lane to a new location on Cookridge Lane, to be housed within the convenience store “Cookridge News”. The information I have been given is as follows: “We are proposing, with the Postmaster’s…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION – MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM – UPDATE

    A brief update to let you know what happened at the Plans Panel meeting on Thursday in respect of the Moseley Wood Bottom application. Unfortunately the application for 135 houses was effectively approved at the Plans Panel meeting by 6 votes to 5 votes. I am very disappointed for all the residents who have put so much…

  • Rosemont Sheltered Housing Complex – Update

    At a meeting of the Outer North West Community Committee on 8th December  there was some hope for the future of Rosemont Sheltered Housing Complex. I welcome the update given at the Outer North West Community Committee meeting from Chief Officer, Housing. She reiterated that she apologised unreservedly for the problems caused to the residents…

  • Funding secured for Pool Village Memorial Hall Development

    I am pleased to report that at a meeting of the Outer North West Community Committee today grant funding of £5000 was awarded to Pool Village Hall Development Project. This grant will be used towards converting the existing area occupied by the stage into a space that will include a ground floor meeting room, two…