Archive for Month: August 2016

  • SPEEDING ON MOOR ROAD, BRAMHOPE

    A number of residents have mentioned the need for possible traffic measures on Moor Road. Set out below is the latest response from the police when I’ve taken the issue up with them: “PCSO REARDON did actually deploy on Moor Road last week, Moor Road is one of my hot spots in the Ward and…

  • BRAMHOPE 20MPH PROPOSALS

    Leeds City Council Highways have put forward proposals for a number of traffic calming measures in Bramhope, most particularly affecting Breary Lane and its offshoots but will include Manor Close. If you would like to see the exact map of the areas to be covered please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk. Set out below is an extract…

  • RECYCLING

    I was recently asked some questions by a local resident about recycling. You may be interested in the responses which are set out below: We are told that only plastics of types 1, 2 & 4 can be recycled. Type 5 plastic is often used for dairy products such as yogurts. I am careful to…

  • FUTURE OF TRANSPORT IN LEEDS

    In June the Council held a Transport Summit. Over 170 people attended representing businesses, residents  and organisations. Three themes emerged from this – the need to improve the ease of use of public transport; the need to deliver significant public transport investment in Leeds in the short term; the need to gain a consensus on…

  • SAFER LEEDS PLAN 2016/17

    The Safer Leeds Plan for 2016/17 has just been published. Priorities for Safer Leeds this year are Anti-Social Behaviour, Domestic Violence and Abuse, Hate Crime, Offending Behaviours, serious Acquisitive crime and Vulnerable victims. Drugs, alcohol and Mental Health cut across all of these topics. Road Safety and Safer Travel is raised with Councillors by local…

  • BROWNLEE TRI – SATURDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2016

    I have been sent the information below by the Event Manager of the Brownlee Tri: www.brownleetri.com “We are writing to you with regards to the upcoming “Brownlee Tri”, the return of Alistair and Jonny Brownlee’s legacy triathlon, which will again take place at Harewood House on Saturday 24th September 2016. Your co-operation with the event…

  • LEEDS POLICE HQ OPEN DAY – SUNDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 11AM TO 3PM

    See information below from the police which may be of interest to you if you have any children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or neighbours’ children. “Once again Leeds District Headquarters is throwing open its doors for the Leeds District HQ Open Day on Sunday 11th September from 11am-3pm . Last year’s event was hugely successful and…

  • OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS HOMECOMING

    I have been sent the information below from the Leader of Leeds City Council, as soon as I have further details I will publish them here. “Sunday 21st August saw the culmination of a historically successful Olympic Games for Team GB, finishing an astonishing second on the medal table with 27 gold medals and 67 in…

  • A658 POOL BANK NEW ROAD – REPLACEMENT CULVERT WORK – UPDATE

    I recently received the following update from the senior engineer from the Bridges section at the Council: “Following our correspondence last year, I am writing to advise you of recent developments with our proposal to replace the culvert at the A658 Pool Bank New Road. The culvert is located to the north of the A658…

  • 8 FARRAR LANE

    I’ve recently received a number of emails from local residents asking what has been happening at the site at 8 Farrar Lane in terms of tree removal etc. and in particular I was approached by a local resident to ask the following: “Could you ask the Tree Preservation Officer (TPO) to come out and see…