Archive for Month: July 2015

  • PROPOSED HIGHWAY WORKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT MOSELEY WOOD RISE

    I have received the information from the Transport Development Services. It is important that residents submit any comments they may have. “I wish to bring to your attention proposed highway works that are required in association with planning permission (14/04270/OT) for residential development on land to rear of 92 to 174 Moseley Wood Gardens, Cookridge. It…

  • COUNCIL TENANT PROSECUTED FOR BREACH OF A NOISE ABATEMENT NOTICE

    The police have advised me as follows: “A Leeds City Council tenant appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court today (28/7/15) in relation to the offence of breaching of a S80 Noise abatement notice.  The notice was served on 04/02/15 and the breach occurred on 19/2/15. The tenant pleaded guilty in court.  He was given a 6…

  • SUPERFAST BROADBAND

    Superfast West Yorkshire aims to improve both the access to and take up of superfast broadband in their intervention area. This is funded by the five local authorities (Leeds, Wakefield, Kirklees, Calderdale and Bradford),  BDUK and the EU, the project aims to increase better broadband to 97% of the intervention area in West Yorkshire. The…

  • CENTURION FIELDS – UPDATE ON PUBLIC OPEN SPACE/PATHWAY TO OTLEY ROAD/ONGOING MAINTENANCE ISSUES

    I refer to previous newsletters and can advise that communication has been continuing between the Council’s Planner for the site and DWH in respect of the footpath that links the site to Otley Road and also in respect of the boundary planting and existing hedge on Church Lane and the ongoing maintenance of the public…

  • SECURITY ISSUES AROUND OLD EASTMOOR REFORMATORY

    I am aware that there are continuing anti-social behaviour issues around the old Eastmoor Reformatory site.  I have been back to the Council’s Strategic Asset Management manager to ask what they are doing to ensure the site is secure and does not continue to attract anti-social behaviour. He has responded as follows: “I have been…

  • ADEL BEER FESTIVAL – FRIDAY 4TH TO SUNDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER

    The Adel Beer Festival is back for another year. Taking place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September at the Adel War Memorial Association, Church Lane, Adel. There will be a Family Fun Day on the Sunday with various activities taking place. There will be a large selection of beers and ciders plus a BBQ…

  • EDUCATION UPDATE – SUMMER BORN CHILDREN

    I have recently been asked the following question: “Does Leeds back the NGA recommendation to allow #summerborn children to start reception at CS Age?” I received the response below: “At present, it is worth noting that the Admissions Code allows for parents to request deferment, but that parents to not have the right to choose…

  • FARRAR LANE – DELAY TO PLANNED RESURFACING WORK – UPDATE

    I have received the update below from the Highways Operations Manager in respect of the planned works to resurface Farrar Lane: “We have encountered a few setbacks/delays, we need to carry out further drainage repairs between Broomfield and Otley Road and it now looks like Northern Gas Networks need to complete some renewal works at the…

  • COOKRIDGE RESIDENTS ACTION GROUP – UPDATE

    The following information is provided by the Cookridge Residents Action Group (CRAG): “Here is a link to the petition – please can you sign it and pass it around? The  petition is designed to have relevance all across the country. There are many people who want to see brownfield site developed before the countryside and also…

  • PROPOSED HIGHWAYS WORKS ASSOCIATED WITH RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT MOSELEY WOOD RISE

    Please find below the text of a letter I have received from the Head of Transport Development in the Council,  in respect of the above. No revised planning application has been submitted yet, as soon as this is received I will be letting residents know. PROPOSED HIGHWAY WORKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, AT MOSELEY…