Archive for Month: May 2016

  • CONSULTATION: HOLT PARK 20MPH ZONE AND ASSOCIATED WORKS

    I have recently been advised that the Council are considering introducing a 20mph zone in the area. I asked for clarification of where, and also what road safety work will be done in the areas not covered by the zone. Set out below is an extract of the response received. “To summarise the proposals:  A…

  • STAIRFOOT LANE BRIDGE

    See update below in respect of the Stairfoot Lane Bridge. “Dear Cllr Anderson, The permanent parapet repairs to L26 Stairfoot Lane Bridge will be carried out week commencing 20th June 2016. As part of the works the blockwork installed as a temporary safety measure will be removed and the parapet rebuilt using the original masonry. The…

  • PARKING OBSTRUCTIONS OUTSIDE OF THE LAWNSWOOD SERVICE STATION

    I was recently advised by a local resident that there was now an issue with HGVs parking outside of the Lawnswood Service Station, on the road, whilst the occupants of the vehicles went to the garage to purchase food. This has the effect of causing an obstruction for anyone trying to exit Lawns Hall Close…

  • CONSULTATION ON DOUBLE YELLOW LINES AT JUNCTION OF HOLT AVENUE AND CHURCH LANE

    You will have noticed that the Adel War Memorial Association (AWMA) have been putting out cones during busy periods at the Club, most especially at weekends. The reason for this is that the visibility for cars exiting Holt Avenue has become compromised due to the number of cars parking half on the pavement, half on…

  • BUS/TRANSPORT STRATEGY – CONSULTATION DELAY

    I have received the information below in respect of a delay to the planned consultation on the Bus/Transport Strategy. I don’t know at this stage the reasons why the delay has occurred  “Dear Councillor,  In March we briefed elected members on the consultation process planned this summer to seek views on the draft West Yorkshire…

  • A65-AIRPORT-A658 LINK ROAD – ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEYS

    I’ve received this update about the proposed airport link road, in case you see any activity.  “Dear Councillor,  As you know, following our initial consultation (feedback from which we are collating at present), we are considering options for a possible new link road between the A65 and the A658 via the Airport. The current stage…

  • FLY TIPPING OFFENDER FINED BY COUNCIL

    A resident in the Holtdales Estate was recently fined for fly tipping an item in one of the recycling areas. The offender was seen by a vigilant resident who was able to give a statement to the Environmental Action Officer who in turn identified the perpetrator and issued a fine. I am very pleased that…

  • 20MPH SPEED LIMIT SCHEMES

    The Council are looking to introduce 20mph schemes across the Ward in 2016. In the Adel area the first schemes will be the whole of the Cookridge Garden estate – The Crescent, The Drive, Broomfield, Whinfield, Farrar Lane and Heathfield. Other streets in Adel to be covered will be the Gainsboroughs and the Kingsleys, the Chestnuts estate,…

  • RESERVED MATTERS APPLICATION – MOSELEY WOOD GARDENS – “SOGGY BOTTOM”

    I am sorry to have to report that the Plans Panel approved the application for 135 houses at Moseley Wood Bottom on Tuesday. Unfortunately even with the overwhelming evidence produced by the Cookridge Residents Action Group (CRAG) in respect of the flooding issues, the Panel voted in favour of approving the application. This was not…

  • WEBSITE ISSUES

    Apologies to regular visitors to my website, it has unfortunately had some technical issues for quite a few weeks. However I am back up and running again