Archive for Month: January 2016

  • WAYLAND CROFT – REPAINTING OF COMMUNITY CENTRE

    I have received notification that the Council are carrying out a re-painting programme to Council properties over the next 3 months. They have appointed Mears to carry out the work. The list of work presented to me included Wayland Croft and when I enquired which properties in Wayland Croft were affected I was advised that…

  • LAND FOR SALE – HOLT PARK

    I have been advised that an area of land just off Farrar Lane at Holt Park to the side of Holt Park Active has been put on the market for sale by the Council. If you want to see the details please click the attached link. http://www.leeds.gov.uk/Business/Pages/Farrar-Lane-Holt-Park-LS16.aspx  

  • FUNDING AVAILABLE FROM THE POLICE TO UPGRADE YOUR DOOR LOCKS

    Please find below information from our Neighbourhood Ward Manager, PC Karina Ingham in respect of funding which is still available to upgrade your door locks if you have not already done so. Please contact Karina direct using the details below if you would like to take advantage of this offer. “Councillor, I still have some…

  • TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF A59

    I have been sent the following information from the Council’s Head of Transport Planning: “Dear Councillors, If you are not aware already, North Yorkshire County Council have advised us that they have an unstable hillside at Kexgill between Harrogate and Skipton requiring urgent closure of the A59 due to the risk of landslide on to…

  • HELP FOR HOUSEHOLDERS AND BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS IN LEEDS

    You may be interested in the information the Council has put out about help for householders and businesses affected by the floods. “Leeds City Council has released additional details of the financial support being made available to help households and businesses recover from the recent floods. In terms of households, the council is offering two schemes to…

  • ADDITIONAL BUS SERVICES TO HARROGATE

    I have received the following information in relation to additional bus services to Harrogate. “Dear Councillor, From 10th January 2016 Transdev are extending service 762 (currently operates Keighley – Ilkley) to Otley and Harrogate every hour. Details can be found on http://www.keighleybus.co.uk/news.jsp?newsID=1639. As well as improving the bus service to Harrogate this extension will also…

  • POOL BRIDGE

    I was recently asked “can you tell me when and if Pool Bridge has been checked for damage?” I took this up with the Bridge Officers and have received the information below. “I can confirm that we have not received any reports of damage to Pool Bridge. An inspection is planned to take place during…

  • HAVE YOUR SAY – POLICING BUDGET CONSULTATION

    I recently received the information below which you may find of interest. “As West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner I want to work with you all to make sure our communities are safer and feel safer. Following Government announcements in mid-December 2015 around the budget and how much money we can expect for policing, starting…