Archive for Month: February 2015

  • NEW SIGNS DOG FOULING AND LITTERING

    I have been in discussions with the Council for provision of more deterrent type signs in relation to dog fouling and littering. I have now secured an additional 12 signs for the Ward which will be placed in various locations. The locations will be as follows: • Near the garages at the bottom of Holtdale Croft, Holt…

  • REPORT ON THE HOLT PARK FORUM

    Set out below are some of the issues that were raised at the recent Forum meeting and the actions that are being taken on various matters in your locality. The meeting was attended by various partner organisations and Council officers from Environment Services, City Development, Parks & Countryside, Waste Management, Community Safety, Highways and Housing…

  • SCHOOL ADMISSIONS POLICY – PROPOSED CHANGES – UPDATE

    You may have noticed in the various media outlets that the Council has issued a proposal to change the siblings criteria in school admissions.  http://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/School-Admissions-Policy-Consultation-.aspx I have now received the following update from Education: “Dear Cllr Anderson, the consultation refers to admissions to primary and secondary schools in September 2016, e.g. those in year 5 now. …

  • OLD LANE, BRAMHOPE – UPDATE ON ROAD CLOSURE – NOW EXTENDED TO 4TH FEBRUARY

    Further to an earlier posting, below, I have now been advised as follows in respect of the closure of Old Lane for repairs. This will now be extended as set out below due to the inclement weather causing a slight delay. ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(2) ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991…

  • POOL BANK NEW ROAD – UPDATE ON IMPROVEMENT WORKS

    This is the latest update I have received from Highways on the timescale for the improvement works to Pool Bank New Road. As soon as I receive confirmation of the date I will post an update. “Dear Councillor Anderson, I met with the contractors last week to walk through the works. They are currently to supply me with…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION – 15/00080/FU – Leeds Road, Bramhope

    I’ve been in touch with the Planning Department to clarify my concerns and also to clarify comments made by Bramhope Assets at their open meeting. Set out below is the most recent comments from the Planner dealing with this application. Please note that no final decision has been made yet. “Councillor, I am awaiting consultation…

  • Highways: Planned Maintenance 2015/16 – Holt Park

    I have received confirmation that as a result of the pressure I have put on Highways they have agreed to fund the following Highways work: Holtdale Close – Structural Maintenance Treatment Process The section to be done is: • Holtdale Drive to the entrance to the garages. I’ve contacted Housing to try and secure funding for…

  • NEW SIGNS IN HOLT PARK – DOG FOULING & LITTER

    I have been in discussions with the Council for provision of more deterrent type signs in relation to dog fouling and littering. I have now secured an additional 12 signs for the Ward which will be placed in various locations. The locations in Holt Park will be as follows:  Near the garages at the bottom…

  • Welcoming Protection for Adel Trees

    I welcome the news that a Tree Preservation Order TPO) on Otley Road, initially introduced on a provisional six-month basis, has been made permanent. The trees at Adel Willows will now be subject to protection of the TPO, which means that it is an offence to cut down, top, lop, uproot, wilfully damage or wilfully…

  • LOCAL CHURCH RECEIVES GRANT FROM LOCAL COUNCILLORS

    St. Wilfrid’s Church, Pool in Wharfedale, have recently been the recipients of a grant for £900 from local Ward Councillors towards redecoration of the inside of the church, including repair work to one wall. I am very pleased that my colleagues and I were able to award this grant to St. Wilfrid’s church. They raised…