Archive for Month: May 2017

  • SPEED HUMPS HOLT ROAD/HOLT LANE

    I was recently asked the following question by a local resident in respect of the above:  “I note that on Holt Lane, there are two main speed humps in the carriageway and separate narrow humps close to the kerb on each side of the road.  On Farrar Lane there are only two humps.  I have concerns that the…

  • TRAFFIC CALMING FEATURES AND AIR QUALITY

    Following the installation of the various traffic calming measures and 20mph zones in the Ward a number of residents have been asking about the latest comments made in the media about how much pollution is contributed to the atmosphere due to having speed cushions and humps in place. I took this up with the Highways…

  • 20MPH ZONE PROPOSALS FOR THE REMAINING PARTS OF ADEL

    I have now been provided with some further information in respect of proposed traffic calming features as part of this scheme (see sentence coloured green below). At this stage there is no detail on the type of feature (i.e. humps or tables or cushions but the map I have been provided with from the Highways…

  • ROAD SAFETY – COOKRIDGE

    Please find below a response from the Highways Engineer to a query from a local resident in respect of why the 20mph zone does not extend all the way down Green Lane and on to Woodhill Road: “The speed surveys used to formulate this scheme were undertaken between the 17th and 23rd of May 2016.…

  • SITE ALLOCATION PROCESS

    Further to previous emails, please find below the latest update in respect of the Site Allocations Plan – Submission of the Plan for examination in public, received this week. “Dear Councillor,   I am writing to inform you that Leeds Site Allocations Plan was formally submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government…

  • PARKING AROUND ADEL ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST C of E PRIMARY SCHOOL

    Please find below an outline of proposed measures (School Keep Clear markings) to be implemented around Adel St. John the Baptist Primary School to alleviate the issues for residents during school hours. If you do not see the notices and you would like to make a comment as part of the consultation, please let me…

  • ASDA TROLLEYS

    Please find below a further update in respect of the Trolleys at Asda following the Environmental Action Officer’s meeting today with the General Store Manager (GSM):  “Dear Councillor Anderson,  I have had a meeting this morning with the soon to be, new GSM of ASDA Holt Park regarding the problem with trolleys being left on…

  • TENNIS COURTS FARRAR LANE

    Residents have recently raised concerns with me about the amount of dog fouling on the tennis courts playing area which is causing an issue for those using the tennis courts. I asked whether a banning order in respect of dogs could be placed on the tennis courts. I received the response below from the Area…

  • DAVID WILSON HOMES (DWH) SIGNS AROUND POOL

    As you may be aware there has been signage erected in the village and up at the Dyneley Arms to advise people how to get to the DWH development in Otley. These signs were reported to me and I asked for them to be removed. I was advised by Planning and Enforcement that they would…

  • PARKING – BACK CHURCH LANE

    I was alerted to the following issue that happened at York Gate yesterday afternoon:  “I am writing to inform you that this afternoon a full sized coach was parked straddling the verge and the Back Church Lane opposite the entrance to York Gate garden.”  Set out in the email below is the reply the resident…