Archive for Month: January 2018

  • Charges for inert waste, plasterboard and tyres at Household Waste Recycling Sites

    I have been sent the information below: “You will be aware from last year’s 2017/18 budget proposals to Executive Board that, due to the on going financial pressures, we are planning to introduce charges at our household waste recycling sites for inert wastes (rubble, soil, etc.), plasterboard and tyres. These charges will come into effect…

  • WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES 2018 – LEEDS 9TH AND 10TH JUNE

    I have been sent the information below: “The ITU World Triathlon Leeds returns for a third year on Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 June 2018. The event will follow a very similar format and same routes as last year. Up to 5,000 athletes will be competing across the weekend, with an estimated 80,000 spectators. We…

  • TRAFFIC ISSUES IN POOL

    In response to issues raised with me recently in relation to traffic in Pool village, I have received the response below from Highways: “As you know, Leeds City Council does have a scheme within its current programme of works to introduce a 20mph zone in Pool village. At this point in time officers are considering…

  • What next for Leeds 2023? – INVITE TO PUBLIC MEETING

    The following public meeting has been announced: “The recent decision by the European Commission to cancel the UK competition for European Capital of Culture will not deter us from the journey we started four years ago. Instead it simply signals the end of the beginning and we remain 100% committed to the ambitions set out in…

  • Have your say on the Leeds City Region HS2 Growth Strategy

    I have received the following information on HS2: High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high speed railway designed to transform connectivity between our major cities, making it easier for businesses to locate across the Midlands and the North of England. This will help to rebalance the economy across the UK. An overview of the…

  • WOMEN’S MARCH – LEEDS CITY CENTRE – HIGHWAYS ORDER – SATURDAY 20TH JANUARY

    The Council has issued the notice below: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Leeds City Council has today made an Order under Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847. The effect of the Order is that the roads specified in the Schedule hereto will be closed to vehicles in sequence between 13:30 hours and…

  • POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER (PCC) SURVEY

    I have received the information below: “The PCC has launched a survey about Police funding.  There is no deadline given and the PCC’s office are hoping to keep the survey open as late as possible, however, it will have to close in the relatively near future as the PCC finalises his budget proposals. The link…

  • SITE ALLOCATIONS PLAN – FURTHER UPDATE

    I have also received this which provides further information: Leeds Site Allocations Plan (SAP) allocates land for future housing and employment and also makes designations for retail and green space across the whole of Leeds (except for the area covered by Aire Valley Leeds Area Action Plan). The Site Allocations Plan is prepared in accordance…

  • DAMAGE TO TINSHILL PLAYING PITCHES

    As you may be aware the playing pitches have been subjected to serious damage, potentially done by a Quad bike or some other vehicle. This issue has been raised with Parks and Countryside and their response is below: “I am aware of the damaged that was caused to the pitch through the Xmas break and…

  • SITE ALLOCATIONS PLAN – UPDATE

    I have received the information below from the Council’s Head of Strategic Planning: “The latest position with the Site Allocations Plan.  The Council is currently consulting on a Schedule of Revised Submission Draft Amendments which affect sites in all wards and Housing Market Characteristic Areas (HMCAs) except for the City Centre and Inner HMCAs.  Please…