Archive for Month: February 2018

  • SPATE OF CRIMES IN COOKRIDGE – UPDATE

    Re the recent spate of crimes in the area I took this up with the police and the local Crime Prevention officer and a precis of their comments in response are set out below: “In relation to crime in Cookridge, it is very disheartening that our Ward has seen an increase in burglary offences in…

  • LEEDS CORE STRATEGY REVIEW CONSULTAION

    I have been sent the information below today: If you would like a copy of the Statement of Representations Procedure let me know. The Leeds Core Strategy sets out the strategic town planning policy framework for the district to 2028. You are receiving this letter because you are on our database of people interested in…

  • NOTICE OF TRAFFIC SURVEY – TINSHILL ROAD

    I have been sent this today.  Location: Tinshill Road Cookridge (south west of Wood Hill Road)     Survey Dates: Cameras installed –07/02/2018   Cameras removed –09/02/2018 Survey Duration:  Thursday 8th February (0700-1900)                                      Survey Purpose: Vehicle classification & monitoring of pedestrian crossing movements  Survey Requested by; (Traffic Management West)  

  • New Post Office For Bramhope

    Cllr. Caroline Anderson and I have today received a letter from the Post Office to advise that they are going to open a new local Post Office within the retail newsagent business “Christalya” at 3 Tredgold Avenue on 21st March. The opening hours of the Post Office will coincide with the business as follows: Monday…

  • POTHOLE REPAIRS – GOLDEN ACRE PARK – UPDATE

    I have now received the following update from The Estate Officer, Golden Acre Park: “I can now confirm the dates previously sent regarding the impending works on Arthington Road car park. The works will start on Monday the 5th and it will be closed for 3 full days and re-open on Thursday 8th. “

  • CRIME UPDATE FOR THE WARD – W/E 3RD FEBRUARY

    Please find below the latest update I have received from the police in respect of the crime report for the Ward for last week: In the past seven days there has been the following acquisitive crime in our ward area.  Overnight on the 27-28th January there was a burglary on Green Lane, Cookridge. Entry was…

  • MILLER HOMES DEVELOPMENT – A660 LEEDS ROAD, BRAMHOPE – HIGHWAYS PROPOSALS

    I have been sent the information below in relation to the proposals for the highways works on the A660 to accommodate the above development: “Reserved matters planning permission 17/02312/RM was granted on 21st November 2017 for a development off the A660 Leeds Road in Bramhope, adjacent to Breary Lane East and opposite The Poplars housing…

  • KIRKGATE MARKET RENT RISES

    Leeds Kirkgate Market rents are set to rise following a period of reduced rent during the market refurbishment. Footfall is now up to a level that indicates the market is back on track to achieve previous shopper numbers prior to the refurbishment. Markets managers feel the time is right to raise the rents again back…

  • BLUE BADGE SCAM

    The Council has recently issued a warning about a Blue Badge scam. Some online websites are charging up to £50 to complete a blue badge application, when it is free to apply. The badge will only cost £10 if the application is successful. If the web address doesn’t end in gov.uk then it is not…

  • “ASK FOR ANGELA” CAMPAIGN

    Leeds operates a campaign called “Ask for Angela” which is based on giving vulnerable individuals an opportunity to seek help whilst out in the city centre. It has been implemented in other areas as good practice, where if a woman was getting unwanted attention or had met someone and were concerned about their manner they…