Archive for Month: September 2016

  • TRAFFIC LIGHTS AT JUNCTION OF RING ROAD AND LONG CAUSEWAY/ADEL LANE

    I was recently asked by  a resident if there was  a problem with these traffic lights. I took this up with Highways and the reply is set out below For an explanation of MOVA click on this link: http://www.traffic-signal-design.com/microprocessor_optimised_vehicle_actuation_mova.htm “We have had problems with the MOVA system that controls the timings for that junction.  These…

  • POTHOLE FUNDING

    See information below. In this area Breary Lane, Bramhope and The Crescent, Adel are to be the beneficiaries of this fund. I am aware there are a number of other streets that could equally have qualified however these are the ones that officers have allocated based on their inspections. “Dear Councillor In addition to other…

  • LAUNCH OF WHITE ROSE ENERGY

    I have received the information below from the Council’s Affordable Warmth officer “Dear affordable warmth newsletter recipient, Have you been with your current energy supplier for too long?  Could you do better? Households from Leeds and across Yorkshire can now buy their gas and electricity from White Rose Energy, a new supplier created to provide…

  • AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT AREA – POOL IN WHARFEDALE

    I have received the information below which may be of interest to you: “As you will be aware local authorities have a responsibility to review air quality against and put measures in place to reduce pollution to ensure that the national air quality objectives can be achieved. If a local authority finds any places where…

  • UPDATE ON PAUL’S POND

    I have received the following update in respect of the work at Paul’s Pond from the Country Parks Officer: “Concerning the works at Paul’s Pond. First and foremost the tree works are not complete as the last two trees  are coming out today (5/9). In addition there is still a number of felled tree trunks…

  • PARKING ON COOKRIDGE AVENUE

    I have been asked what might be done about cars parking on Cookridge Avenue and I took this up with Highways. I received the response below: “The match day parking will, without doubt, be a nuisance to the residents of Cookridge Avenue. However, from a highways perspective we must consider how the parking would be…

  • OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC PARADE – UPDATE

    I have received the update below from the Leader of Council: “I thought you would appreciate an update on how the arrangements to celebrate the fantastic achievements of Yorkshire’s Olympic athletes, and hopefully what will be successful Paralympic athletes,  are taking shape.   Working with the Lord Mayor’s Office and Welcome to Yorkshire, the date…

  • WEST YORKSHIRE COMMUNITY ACCOUNTING SERVICES – WYCAS

    I have received the information below which may be of interest to anyone involved with a local community/voluntary group. I am writing to you to reacquaint you with the services of the West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS). WYCAS is a Leeds based service providing a wide range of accountancy training and services for community…

  • AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND

    I have been sent the information below: Following the huge success of the Aviva Community Fund 2015, we’re proud to announce the Aviva Community Fund 2016 will be up and running soon. From 9.00 am on 13 September 2016, you can submit your project ideas. The competition is open to everyone, so you, your clients,…