Archive for Month: May 2015

  • RESURFACING – FARRAR LANE

    I refer to previous correspondence and can advise that I have now received an update on the timescale for the resurfacing of Farrar Lane, as follows: “The resurfacing of Farrar Lane is provisionally programmed for July. The protected surface notice was served in April, this now permits Service Authorities three months to undertake their maintenance…

  • FOOTPATH – CENTURION FIELDS TO OTLEY ROAD

    I was recently asked about the footpath running from the Centurion Fields estate on to Otley Road. I took this up with Planning Enforcement and they have responded as follows: “The footpath from the Centurion Fields site to Otley Road although not on the plans was welcomed because it is the preferred desire line for…

  • SPEED LIMIT SIGNS (30MPH) OTLEY ROAD COMING IN TO ADEL FROM LEEDS

    At the most recent meeting of the Adel Association the following issue was raised with me: The speed of traffic going along Otley Road and the view that the 30mph signs outside of the Lawnswood Service Station aren’t visible and it would make greater sense to move the start of the 30mph to the end…

  • UPDATE ON DEMOLITION WORK – LAWNSWOOD GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

    Further to previous information I can advise that I have now received the following update from a site visit by the Council’s Environmental Health officers: “Last week we met with representatives from the demolition company and the owner’s agent. Also present was an acoustic consultant. The current position is as follows: • The majority of the work…

  • MOSELEY WOOD LANE – SPEED SURVEY RESULTS

    I was recently asked by local residents whether the council could carry out a speed and volume survey of traffic using Moseley Wood Lane. I have now received the results of the survey. The Council’s Highways Assistant Engineer in Traffic Management has responded as follows: “The results show mean speeds that are perhaps slightly higher…

  • SAFER COMMUNITIES GRANT FUND LAUNCH

    I have received the information below. If you are a member of any group that might benefit you may find this useful. “The new round of grants for the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Communities Fund has now opened. The grants are provided using money seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act within West Yorkshire.…

  • TRAFFIC SYSTEM – OTLEY

    See latest update below from the Highways Department regarding the position with the Otley traffic scheme and the proposed solution/next steps: Background The original scheme was part of a package of works developed as part of the Otley Parking Strategy. The aim of the strategy was to assess the current parking arrangements across Otley and…

  • TELEPHONE SALES CALLS – SELLING DEVICES TO STOP UNWANTED CALLS

    I was approached by a resident yesterday who advised me of the following issue that had been brought to their attention: “One of my elderly neighbours has received a number of calls this week from a company allegedly selling devices to attach to telephones to stop unsolicited calls (no, not a joke!). A payment of…

  • NEW ROAD LAYOUT AND CYCLE LANE – POOL BANK NEW ROAD

    I received a number of comments about the new cycle lane on Pool Bank New Road. The Council’s Highways officer has responded as follows: “Dear Councillor Anderson, As you are aware the proposals along Pool Bank New Road are to address several complex issues and the aim of a cycle lane whilst providing a positive…

  • STATEMENT OF LICENSING POLICY – PUBLIC CONSULTATION

    You may be interested in the information below: Leeds City Council is a licensing authority under the Gambling Act 2005.  This means that the Council has the responsibility for gambling premises licences and various permits with respect to gambling activities in the area. Under the Act, each licensing authority is required to develop, consult on…