Archive for Month: June 2016

  • PLANNED ROAD WORKS AFFECTING POOL – SUNDAY 19TH JUNE 6AM TO 9AM

    Please find below further information in respect of the planned road works for 19th June.  ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 SECTION 14(2) ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 LEEDS CITY COUNCIL (A658 MAIN STREET AT POOL BRIDGE, LEEDS) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) NOTICE 2016 WHEREAS Leeds City Council is the traffic authority for the Leeds…

  • PLANNING APPLICATIN FOR LAND SOUTH OF DUNSTARN LANE- DETAILS OF PUBLIC EXHIBITION

    As you may be aware the piece of land next to The Heath on Dunstarn Lane has been advertised as a development opportunity for some time now. A company has now come forward with proposals for housing on this land and they are holding a public exhibition for local residents, details as follows: “We are…

  • FORMER EASTMOOR SECURE UNIT

    I have received the information below from the Council’s Asset Management team: “Dear Councillor You may be aware that there has been some recent activity at the former Eastmoor Secure Unit site in terms of increased security, This has been put in place due to serious structural issues identified to part of the main building…

  • TRANSPORT

    A resident recently asked me the following: “Could we campaign for an Adel circular minibus service?  We need to link Adel, Holt Park and Horsforth station.  For kids on this side of Adel it’s easier to get a bus to Prince Henry’s than to Ralph Thoresby.  The private schools all have minibus services here, but…

  • EXTERNAL COMPANY VIDEO SURVEYS

    I have received the information below which may be of interest to you. “As you may be aware, DEFRA are proposing to mandate 5 cities in the U including Leeds to impose a Clean Air Zone to accelerate the improvement in air quality and reduce pollution levels to below the EU target levels by 2020.…

  • ARTHINGTON A.T.E.

    Please find details below, of a proposed upgrade of communications apparatus at the existing Arthington ATE, Arthington. Unfortunately I do not have any drawings at this point in time to forward to you. “As you may know, the mobile operators are currently upgrading existing infrastructure and rolling out new infrastructure to increase the footprint of…

  • CAPACITY BUILDING THROUGH COMMUNITY MENTORING

    I have received the information below. “Dear Community Partner, The University of Leeds is offering community organisations the opportunity to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our staff. The Community Mentoring scheme matches a University staff mentor with a local organisation seeking support with a specific area of work such as writing a funding bid,…

  • ECCUP 10 MILE RACE

    I have received the information below from the Race Organiser in respect of this year’s Eccup 10 Mile Race: “Dear Sir Or Madam I am writing to you in your role as councillor of Adel and Wharfedale. I am the race director for the Hollybank Eccup 10 2016, a 10 mile running race that has…

  • GARDEN AND ALLOTMENT BONFIRES

    I often get asked about the legality of residents having bonfires in their gardens and what can be done about these. The Council has a Bonfire Guidelines leaflet which explains that “it is a common misconception that there are specific byelaws prohibiting garden bonfires or specifying times they can be lit – there aren’t. However…

  • SCAMS & PHISHING

    As you know there are a large number of scams around and a lot of you have written to me to ask me to publicise these so that the message is passed on to as many people as possible. Email Spoofing is when a sender’s email address has been forged to appear as though it…