Archive for Month: March 2017

  • COUNCIL TAX STATEMENTS – 2017/18

    You may have recently received your Leeds City Council Council Tax Bill for 2017/18. Due to a number of queries from residents in respect of how the information is set out, please find below an explanation from the Chief Officer, Financial Services: We are in receipt of a lot of queries as to the 2017/18…

  • REFURBISHMENT OF MAIN STREET PAVEMENT, POOL – POST OFFICE TO WHARFEDALE COURT

    In March last year I received an enquiry from a local resident as to the likelihood of the pavement on Main Street being resurfaced as they were concerned about the stretch from the pedestrian crossing to the Post Office/shop. I took this up with the Highways Engineers and chased this matter all through summer and…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION – 10 HOLT LANE

    I have received the update below from the Planning Officer dealing with this case. “Further to our previous discussions in relation to the above planning application for the erection of two dwellings on this corner plot site I thought it would be helpful to offer a brief update. As you will recall the current application…

  • LAND AT EASTMOOR, ADEL – FORMER EASTMOOR SECURE UNIT

    I have received the following update from the Council’s Strategic Asset Management Team Manager: “I thought it timely to provide a quick update on the Eastmoor site now that the partial demolition has been completed.  A number of officers, including from Health & Safety, visited the site last week with a view to assessing the…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION 16/06222/OT – CHURCH LANE/OTLEY ROAD – UPDATE

    I have received the information below from the Planning Officer. As soon as I get anything further I will post it here. “I am uploading revised plans on the above scheme shortly. The changes show the whole of the hardsurfaced playing area on the western side of the Beck as Historic England and officers objected to…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION 17/00195/FU 503 OTLEY ROAD, ADEL (CAR WASH SITE) – UPDATE

    Please find below the latest update from the Council’s Planning Officer, regarding the current car wash site at 503 Otley Road: “Further to my site visit and the consultation responses concerning the above, I have contacted the agent and requested that they withdraw the current proposal.  The reason being is that there are several pieces of information…

  • FUNDING FOR OPAL WELCOME IN

    At its meeting on 6th March the Outer North West Area Committee agreed £5000 funding from the Adel & Wharfedale councillors’ funding allocation towards a new roof for OPAL’s new premises, the Welcome In. In February OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality) completed its move from its old home in Holt Park and opened…

  • FIRST LEEDS CONSULTATION – HAVE YOUR SAY

    I have been sent the information below for First Bus: “Dear Councillor This week we are commencing a review of our bus services in the North West of Leeds to improve journeys for customers and attract more people onto public transport. As part of the review we are asking both customers and people in the…

  • ADEL HAND CAR WASH – UPDATE

    See further update re the relocation of the Car Wash if the planning application for the current site at 503 Otley Road was to be approved: “I can now confirm that the carwash business will be re-located to the Texaco Service Station, LS16 6EB (opposite McDonalds on the Ring Road) in the event that planning…

  • GRANTS TO INSTALL ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS

    In respect of the above the Council has produced information from Clean Air Leeds on grants that are available for installing electric vehicle charging points at domestic properties. The grants are being offered by the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV). They will give grants of up to 75% of the cost of installing a…