Archive for Month: October 2015

  • SITE ALLOCATIONS CONSULTATION – YOUR VIEWS ARE VERY IMPORTANT

    This is your chance to voice your concerns. Site Allocation Plan Consultation takes place during October /November 2015 What is this all about? Leeds City Council is undertaking a consultation regarding its Site Allocation Plan. This will determine where housing development will be permitted in Leeds up until 2028. The council is inviting comment on…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION 15/06146 LAWNSWOOD SERVICE STATION – REMOVAL OF CONDITION 13

    I have been advised of the following application for the Lawnswood Service Station: Removal of condition 13 (opening hours of retail unit to petrol filling station) of approval 15/01297/FU to allow unrestricted opening hours. I have written to the Planning Officer dealing with the application to ascertain his initial views. If you would like to…

  • HOURS OF WORK AT BODINGTON DEVELOPMENT

    Concern was raised recently about working hours at Bodington as some noisy operations were taking place on the site. I wrote to the Environmental Health Officer and received the response below. “Codes of practice recommend that noisy activities are undertaken between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 1pm on a Saturday. No…

  • HEALTH AND WELLBEING STRATEGY CONSULTATION

    I’ve received the information below. If you would like to take part the details are below. Leeds’ Health and Wellbeing Strategy is being refreshed for publication in 2016 and the Health and Wellbeing Board want to hear views from people across the city. These views will contribute to the early stages of its development, before further…

  • NEW PATHWAY FOR HOLT PARK

    A bid for funding from Housing for repairs to the pathway at the entrance to Holt Park has been successful. The Housing Advisory Panel bid was made by the Housing manager and an award of £1295 has been secured to resurface the pathway. This pathway leads into the small area of public open space/garden at…

  • GULLY CLEANSING TAKING 5 YEARS

    Councillors were recently advised at a meeting with Locality Teams in the Outer North West area that gully cleansing promises that were made back in 2012 to cleanse gullies every 2 years could never have been kept due to lack of available staff and lack of technology. They have now been told that the cycle…

  • SITE ALLOCATIONS CONSULTATION – 22nd September to 16th November

    You may be aware that the Council are carrying out a consultation exercise on the potential sites for housing, employment use and green space throughout the city. As background to this the Government has asked local councils to set targets to meet the greatly increased housing needs of the country. Leeds’ response has been to…

  • NO HGVs SIGNS – OLD POOL BANK

    I was asked by residents whether signs could be placed on Old Pool Bank at the Bar House to deter HGVs from using this road. I took this up with Highways and received the following initial response: “We do currently have blue and white information signs on Old Pool Bank, but I accept that these…

  • NOISE FROM BODINGTON HALL DEVELOPMENT

    Please find below an update that I have received in respect of noise that has been emanating from the Bodington development. “Cllr Anderson Thank you for your email regarding the problems [being experienced] in the Adel area. We can confirm that the issue relates to the ongoing work at the Boddington Manor development. Officers have recently…

  • UPDATE ON GOLDEN ACRE PARK

    I have recently been asked why some areas of Golden Acre Park have been left uncut in the former heather garden and what the current position is with the Conservatory. I took these issues up with the Council officer responsible and received the following response: “The uncut grassed areas have intentionally been left in a…