Archive for Month: June 2018

  • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE WORK TOGETHER – A GREAT RESULT

    On Thursday 14th June a tree had fallen on to Pool Bank Road. Here is a synopsis from Highways of a chain of events that led to an excellent outcome and a quick resolution to what could have been a major highways problem. “We had a small incident on Pool Bank this morning requiring a…

  • GRASS CUTTING RING ROAD LAWNSWOOD ROUNDABOUT TO MOORTOWN

    I have received a number of queries in relation to when the grass is going to be cut on the Ring Road. Set out below is the response I have received: “Ring Road grass cutting is on high speed roads in which traffic management is required and permits have to be applied through Highways and…

  • New No. 1A Bus Service

    I was recently contacted about the new no. 1A bus service as it was causing confusion for users of the No. 1 service. I asked First Bus for details of the service and set out below is the response I received: “Thank you for your email. The 1A is an extra bus for Headingley to…

  • BUS CONSULTATION EVENTS

    I have received information on bus consultation events, as set out below. Anyone who is interested can attend. To see local events, scroll to the bottom. “Dear colleague, We are hosting a launch of our next round of bus public consultation for you and partners across the city. This is an exciting opportunity for you…

  • TRAFFIC ON UPPER AND LOWER OLD POOL BANK – POLICE ACTION

    Please find below a report from the police on action they have taken recently in respect of traffic accessing Old Pool Bank as a cut through and speeding on the lower section of Old Pool Bank. In terms of a solution, trying to gain a consensus on the solution to the upper Old Pool Bank…

  • TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER PROPOSALS

    A recent proposal to implement a Traffic Regulation Order to cover a number of areas in the Ward has now been put before the Chief Officer of Highways and Transportation. Residents raise concerns with us on an almost daily basis in relation to traffic and highways and a number of these concerns have now been…

  • Keith Loudon’s 1million steps for Alzheimer’s Research

    I have received the message below from my former colleague on Leeds City Council and ex-Lord Mayor of Leeds, Keith Loudon. I am supporting Keith as my mother also suffers from this very cruel illness. “I am walking 1 million steps to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK, and I would be so grateful for your support. …

  • UPDATE ON HIGHWAYS SAFETY WORK ON A660 UPPER/LOWER OLD POOL BANK STRETCH

    Below is a precis of some information I received today in relation to the promised highways work on the A660 at upper/lower Old Pool Bank.  “Whilst no works have started on site to date I can assure you that work has been ongoing behind the scenes.  I can confirm that the submission made by Leeds City…

  • A660 LEEDS ROAD IN BRAMHOPE

    Some time ago I met with some local residents and Highways Officers to discuss the residents’ concerns over road safety for children in particular but all residents in general when trying to cross Leeds Road at the Church Hill end and the Breary Lane stretches. As a result of this meeting the following outputs were…