Archive for Month: July 2015

  • WORK TO THE JUNCTION OF COOKRIDGE DRIVE/GREEN LANE

    I was asked by a local resident what was happening at the above junction. I contacted Highways and received the response below from the Transport Development Services. I have not had a chance to follow any of this up with officers yet. The Council are not funding this work: “Dear Cllr Anderson The Moseley Wood…

  • RESURFACING OF FARRAR LANE

    I have received the update below from the Highways Operations Manager,  in respect of Farrar Lane: “Cllr Anderson My apologies for the delay in responding and the short notice, but we plan to be on site within the next few days. I was hoping to realign the kerbs at the junction with the A660 Otley…

  • WORKS ON POOL MAIN STREET – SUNDAY 12TH JULY 6PM TO 5AM MONDAY 13TH

    Please find below information from Highways in respect of works taking place on Sunday 12th July. “Dear all I am writing to make you aware of works planned on Main Street in Pool this coming Sunday 12/7/15 The works are being carried out by Yorkshire Water so that they can carry out investigations within  the…

  • UPDATE – DEMOLITION OF OLD EASTMOOR SECURE UNIT

    The problems with noise from the demolition at Eastmoor have been persisting in the area. Set out below is a chronology of the responses and the actions taken to date: 1. Reply from Project Manager at Eastmoor to me 30th June “Dear Cllr Anderson Unfortunately despite the contractor being told that they cannot start before…

  • BUDGET FOR SKIPS FOR 2015/16

    Each year Councillors put aside money into the Skips budget. This encourages more people to volunteer in community clean ups and environmental projects. The budget is £1000 annually for the Ward and anyone who is organising a community clean-up in the Ward can approach us to request a skip be made available. The budget will…

  • A658 POOL BANK NEW ROAD CULVERT REPLACEMENT

    I was recently advised of proposals for culvert replacement works on the A658 Pool Bank New Road. The culvert is located about 350m down from the Dyneley Arms junction towards Pool. The existing masonry culvert is in a very poor condition and the Council are proposing to construct a new reinforced concrete box culvert. These…

  • MEMORIAL BENCH – CLLR. CLIVE FOX

    As Ward Councillors we have also awarded a grant of £510 to Arthington Parish Council to purchase a 3-seater memorial bench for Cllr Clive Fox. The bench will be available for residents to use and will be sited outside the Village Hall in Arthington

  • MEMORIAL BENCH – FRIENDS OF LAWNSWOOD CEMETERY – WORLD WAR 1 PROJECT

    As Ward Councillors we have awarded a grant of £475 to the Friends of Lawnswood Cemetery to purchase and erect a WW1 Commemoration bench. This particular project is to highlight the sacrifice that the whole community made during the First World War. The aim of the Friends is to protect, preserve, and promote the Cemetery in…

  • PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR REPLACEMENT FILLING STATION IN PLACE OF CURRENT ESSO GARAGE, LAWNSWOOD

    The Planning Officer’s decision is to grant full planning permission. This is an extract from the Officer’s report addressing the various concerns raised during the process: “Design and layout – The proposed re-development rationalises [the current site], reducing the size of the canopy and removing the car wash structure. This is considered to be enhancement…

  • BANDS IN PARKS

    There will be a number of days in the summer when bands will be playing in the parks, this includes Golden Acre and the dates for Golden Acre,  all Sundays are 28th June, 12th July, 26th July, 9th August, 23rd August.