Archive for Month: November 2017

  • FAKE ROYAL MAIL DELIVERY CARDS

    Recent advice in the SAFER Newsletter says beware of missed delivery cards which look like they’ve been delivered by Royal Mail. On the run up to Christmas, more items are ordered online, consider if you are actually expecting a delivery. The cards are almost identical to the official Royal Mail card, except that the Royal Mail logo…

  • MONEY EXPERT DOORSTEP CALLERS

    The recent SAFER newsletter advises that they have had recent reports of residents receiving unsolicited visits from representatives of a company called Money Expert attempting to sell various energy products by using Martin Lewis’s name in an attempt to fool people into believing they are from the reputable Money Saving Expert.com

  • DARK NIGHT SAFETY TIPS

    The most recent SAFER Newsletter gives some Dark Night Safety Tips Only answer the door to someone you are expecting. Use peepholes or where possible check through windows to see who is at the door. Always use the doorchain when answering the door to any caller. Check identification details by telephoning the genius telephone number…

  • NEW PARKING ENFORCEMENT MEASURES TO INCREASE SAFETY AROUND SCHOOLS

    I’ve recently been raising concerns with Highways about issues in terms of parking outside of schools within the Ward and also general car parking problems in some locations. The Council have advised me that they have recently purchased a CCTV car, details of which are set out below: “To increase safety around schools in time…

  • FOX & HOUNDS PUBLIC HOUSE, BRAMHOPE – CAR PARKING SIGNAGE

    Some residents have been asking about the validity of the signage in the Fox and Hounds car park Set out below is the view of Planning Enforcement: “Dear Councillor  About:   Installation of ANPR cameras & Signage Site At:  Fox and Hounds Inn, Church Hill, Bramhope  I refer to our earlier acknowledgement of your complaint about…

  • STREET LIGHTING – RING ROAD, LONG CAUSEWAY TO LAWNSWOOD ROUNDABOUT WESTBOUND

    Please find below the latest update in respect of the street lighting described above.  “Dear Cllr Anderson,   Following on from my email below, I have spoken with the Maintenance Performance Manager for an update in relation to the outstanding cable repair.  He has confirmed the cable crew will start the re-cabling this Thursday 9th November…

  • Planning Appeal 17/02068/OT – Field to Rear of Church Close, Pool In Wharfedale

    Taylor Wimpey have appealed against the Council’s refusal earlier this year of planning permission for 70 houses to rear of Church Close. This appeal has been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate but not yet formally registered by them and as such the process has not formally begun. I have been provided with the appellant’s Statement…

  • POOL RESIDENTS ROAD SAFETY QUESTIONNAIRE

    Every single household in Pool should have received a questionnaire in respect of future highways improvements for the junction of upper and lower Old Pool Bank with the A660. Cllr. Caroline Anderson and I have delivered this questionnaire on behalf of Leeds City Council Highways Department to ensure that everyone has the chance to give…

  • STREET NAMING – MOSELEY GREEN (MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM)

    See update below from TW re the street naming. “I can confirm that all the street names are as follows:- Moseley Beck Lane, Moseley Beck Avenue, Moseley Beck Crescent, Moseley Beck Walk, Moseley Beck Way & Moseley Beck Drive. The use of Moseley Green is a temporary sales name for the development but history tells…

  • SLABBERING BABY PANEL – ADEL WOODS

    See below from the Parks & Countryside officer, which may be of interest to you. “The lectern explaining the history of the slabbering baby and other former features in the area is now in place.  For the Councillors from both the Adel & Wharfedale and Alwoodley wards, please accept my thanks for providing the necessary…