Archive for Month: January 2018

  • PLANNED RAIL STRIKES BY NORTHERN – WEEK COMMENCING 8TH JANUARY

    I have received the information below in relation to the planned strike action by Northern Rail on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week: “Strike action by the RMT trade union will once again affect our services on Monday 8 January, Wednesday 10 January and Friday 12 January. We plan to run around 1,350 services each…

  • POTENTIAL PRIVATE HIRE MINICAB DRIVERS SLOW PROCESSION – Monday 8th January 2018

    Information has been received by West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council that members of the Leeds Private Hire Drivers Association are planning to hold a “Slow Drive Demonstration” in Leeds on Monday 8th January 2018. This will be from  0600hrs until 1200hrs around the Leeds City Centre loop. It is anticipated that the Protest…

  • YELLOW LINE PROPOSALS – THE CRESCENT, ADEL – CONSULTATION FOLLOW UP

    I have received the following further update today from Highways re the Yellow Lines proposals for The Crescent, Adel. “Cllr, the lines are proposed to ensure that visibility is maintained at these junctions. We have received complaints that parking does occur here which results in this reduction in sightlines and this has been observed on site.…

  • TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDERS – PRELIMINARY CONSULTATION OUTCOME

    I have been sent this update from Highways as result of the recent preliminary consultation of the proposed Traffic Regulation e.g. to install double yellow lines at certain locations. If you would like a copy of the revised drawing, just send me an email. Following the initial consultation period held regarding the proposed Traffic Regulation…

  • Robbery Cookridge Post Office

    I have been approached by a number of local residents who do not have access to Social Media to ask what I know about the above incident. I took this up with the police and this is the response I received:  “There was a robbery at NISA at around 1825 hours 3rd January 2017, some…

  • Update re Christmas Refuse Collections

    I have received the following update from the Chief Officer (Waste Management): ” You will be aware that the refuse and recycling collection service is currently still in Christmas mode, and is working one day behind on collections until Sunday 7th January 2018. Weights of waste being collected are currently 20-25% higher than usual and…