Archive for Month: May 2018

  • COOKRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL – RESULTS OF COMPETITION

    I have been asked by the Leeds Mods to circulate the results of the Scarecrow Festival, see below: 1st Place – Moana – 9 Kirkwood Crescent 2nd Place – Peter Rabbit – 22 Cookridge Avenue 3rd Place – The Royal Family – Holy Trinity Primary School They would like to thank everyone who took part, everyone…

  • ADEL HISTORY TALK – ADEL PARISH CHURCH (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH LANE)

    Local historian Val Crompton will be giving an illustrated History Talk in Adel Church on Thursday 21st June at 7pm. The Talk will be followed by light refreshments in The Old Stables, Back Church Lane. Tickets are £6. If you would like a ticket let me know and I will give you the details of who…

  • TRAFFIC CAMERA – POOL BANK NEW ROAD

    A number of residents have raised concerns about the signage advising car drivers of the speed camera. Set out below is the collation of all of the responses from Highways: “The installation of the camera, which will include the removal of the bush currently obscuring it, is not yet completed but it should be before…

  • POLICE PACT MEETING – COOKRIDGE

    A few months ago I was asked to meet with some residents to discuss their concerns over community safety and crime in the area. Following that meeting, a meeting was set up with the police at the Leeds Mods with some residents. I then agreed to set up a regular meeting with the police for…

  • NEXT COOKRIDGE POLICE MEETING

    The next meeting with the Police in respect of Cookridge will be as follows: Date: 20th June 2018 Time:7pm Venue: Leeds Modernians, Cookridge Lane, Cookridge, Leeds This is open to all residents of Cookridge.

  • ADEL PLAYERS PRESENT “A MURDER OF CROWS” ON 8TH AND 9TH JUNE

    Adel Players present a murder mystery evening – “A Murder of Crows” at the Robert Craven Hall in Bramhope on Friday 8th June and at the Adel War Memorial Association Hall in Adel on Saturday 9th June. The tickets are priced at £15 and this includes a pie and peas supper. For tickets call 0113 275 5585 or email…

  • WORLD TRIATHLON IN LEEDS 9TH AND 10TH JUNE

    I have received 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.  The event…

  • FRIENDS OF BREARY MARSH

    I have been asked to promote the establishment of a “Friends of Breary Marsh”  group. The Senior Ranger in Parks & Countryside who is setting this up has advised as follows: “I am writing in regard to the Meanwood Valley: Wilderness on your Doorstep project.  The main aim of this project is to encourage local people…

  • REVIEW OF COOKRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL- LEEDS MODERNIANS, COOKRIDGE LANE

    A fantastic turnout of local people at today’s Cookridge Scarecrow Festival run by Leeds Modernians on Cookridge Lane. It was good to see the wonderful efforts people had made to get their scarecrows completed and displayed and the various themes that were on display from Leeds United to Beatrix Potter and the Royal Family via…

  • LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS – MAY 2018

    Thank you to everyone who put their faith in me once more. Full results are available on the Council’s website  www.leeds.gov.uk/elections