Archive for Month: February 2018

  • ADEL LANE PROPOSED TRAFFIC CALMING SCHEME (PHASE 2) – ST. HELENS LANE UP TO CHURCH LANE

    In connection with the development at Bodington Hall the Council are now proposing Phase 2 of the traffic calming scheme for Adel Lane. This will affect the top half of Adel Lane from St. Helens Lane up to the junction with Otley Road. The Highways Engineer has advised as follows:  “I wish to bring to your…

  • WEEKLY CRIME UPDATE – W/E 16TH FEBRUARY

    Crime update for week ending Friday 16th February, received this morning. Overnight of the 13-14th February there was a theft from a motor vehicle which was parked and unattended. The suspect has smashed a window and stolen a dash cam from within before making off.  At 0300 hours on the 15th February there was a…

  • Access Leeds Library via An App

    I was recently approached by a local resident who brought the following issue to my attention:  “There is an app called Libby that enables you to borrow books from your library electronically.   Leeds City Council libraries are not on it! North Yorkshire and Kirklees are…. I cannot access these though because I have a Leeds…

  • Potential Financial Scam – Be Careful

    One of my residnets asked me to publicise the following: “I am embarrassed to say that I have been victim to fraud and lost £125,000.00. The fraudsters are working as an asset management company called Trading Trinity International LLC, you can google them and they have a live web site. I wonder if you can…

  • Bus Services – From/Via Holt Park to Leeds

    I was recently asked by a local resident what plans/proposals First Bus have for improving the reliability of bus services in the area and also the health effects on buses idling with engines running at Holt Park. Set out below is the response from First Bus:  [Your resident] is absolutely right about the importance of…

  • Latest Crime Update From The Police

    See latest update from the Police.   Please see the below crime update for Adel and Wharfedale ward over the past 7 days;   At around 0930 hours on the 6th February there was an attempt burglary on Wrenbury Grove, Cookridge where the suspects tried to kick through a door to gain entry. They were…

  • SPORTS TOTS – NEW LOCAL ACTIVITY FOR 2 TO 7 YEARS OLD

    Yesterday Cllr. Caroline Anderson and I went to visit a new group that has been set up at Ralph Thoresby, for children aged 2 -7 called Sports Tots. It is run by 2 qualified PE teachers and takes place on Saturday mornings.  David Smart, one of the PE teachers who has set this group up has…

  • PUBLIC FOOTPATH TO LING BOB FARM

    I have received the update below from the Public Rights of Way Enforcement Officer in respect of the above:  “I met with a representative for the landowner today on site. We discussed re-instating the footpath and improvements for the future, and I was satisfied that this work will be carried out when the weather allows.…

  • SEVERE WEATHER WARNING – LATEST UPDATE

    See below. This may affect us. The Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning of snow and ice, for your area valid from 00:05 on Mon, 11th Feb 2018 until 12:00 on Mon , 12th Feb 2018 (MEDIUM likelihood of MEDIUM impacts)   Chief Forecasters Assessment   Showers of hail and snow are expected through…

  • GRASS CUTTING CONTRACT FOR NEW GRASS CUTTING SEASON

    You may be interested in the information below which I received from the Contract Management officer in Parks & Countryside in respect of the grass cutting contract which will commence later this month. “I have attached a link related to the grounds maintenance work taking place across Leeds by Leeds City Council. This guidance covers issues such…