Archive for Month: September 2016

  • MAJOR PRE-APPLICATION – 9 DWELLINGS, POOL IN WHARFEDALE

    I have received the information below from the Planning Officer, as soon as I have any further details I will post them here. “A major pre-application enquiry has been submitted for 9 dwellings on the site of an existing sports pitch, and for the re-location of the existing sports pitch,  on land off Pool Road, Otley. …

  • FILLING STATION – POOL IN WHARFEDALE

    Two planning applications have been received by the Council for the filling station in Pool. One is for the illuminated signage (16/05576/ADV) and the other for the changes to the filling station (16/05575/FU).  “Proposed re-development of existing petrol filling station, comprising new sales building, canopy, 1 no. underground fuel storage tank and replacement underground petrol…

  • BOGUS DRAIN FRAUD

    You may be interested in this information from the police. “Please can I make you aware of a concerning M.O that has been used twice in our Ward yesterday, but both incidents have only been reported today. The first is at The Birches, Bramhope and the second at Oaklands Close, Adel where both residents are…

  • NEW BUS SERVICE FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN BETWEEN ADEL & RALPH THORESBY

    Please find below an update on a new bus service that I have been pressing for on behalf of local residents. “Councillor Anderson Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. We needed to understand if there were any changes to school travel patterns at the start of the new term. My colleagues have…

  • IMPROVING DOMESTIC WASTE AND RECYCLING PRACTICES

    The Director of Environment and Housing recently issued a report to the Executive Board in respect of implementing a further programme of communications and a series of “invest to save” campaigns to maximise separation of waste materials by residents for recycling. If the whole city recycled as well as the areas that perform the best…

  • LBIA NIGHT TIME FLYING

    I am often asked about hours of flying and what is allowed during the night at the airport. LBIA operates on a 24 hour basis and has done for some considerable time. There are operating restrictions during the night (defined as between 2300hrs and 0700hrs). Night time departures are only allowable for aircraft with quota…

  • OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC PARADE – UPDATE

    The timings and the route have now been released for the parade. The parade will leave the Town Hall on The Headrow at approx. 5.45pm and will proceed down The Headrow and turn into Briggate and then down Briggate and then turn into Boar Lane. It will then go up Park Row and back to The…

  • TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF HOLT LANE

    I have received the information below: ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(2) ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 LEEDS CITY COUNCIL (HOLT LANE, ADEL LEEDS) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) NOTICE 2016  WHEREAS Leeds City Council is the traffic authority for the Leeds Metropolitan District; and  WHEREAS vegetation maintenance works are to be carried…

  • LAWNSWOOD SERVICE STATION, OTLEY ROAD, ADEL

    I have been notified today that the application to remove condition 13 (to allow 24 hr opening) has been refused by the Council. The reasons given are as follows: The Local Planning Authority considers that that opening of the A1 unit, with the increased floor space and convenience provision, 24 hours will result in a noticeable…

  • POOL BRIDGE FILLING STATION, POOL IN WHARFEDALE

    I have received the information below in relation to the Pool Bridge Filling Station. Application details:- Number:       16/05576/ADV/NW Site:               Pool Bridge Filling Station  Pool Road  Otley  LS21 1EQ  Proposal:     Two illuminated signs However, on examination of the proposals on the Council’s website, link below, there is further information, it is…