Archive for Month: February 2020

  • CLAYPIT LANE – ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO STRUCTURAL CONCERNS FOLLOWING HIGH WINDS

    I have been sent this notification today: “Due to ongoing structural concerns following strong winds on Friday evening, Claypit Lane remains closed to all vehicles and pedestrians in both directions from Woodhouse Lane to Providence Place junctions. Road is expected to stay closed until at least Mon afternoon. Diversions are in place however, disruption is…

  • Dementia Cafe At Elland Road Police Station on the 26th February 1pm to 3pm

    I have received the message below from the Police: “We will be hosting our monthly Dementia café in partnership with South Leeds live at home at Elland road police station from 1pm-3pm on the 26th February. This is open for all elderly Leeds residents so if you want some crime prevention advice over a cuppa…

  • CO-OP STORE, OTLEY ROAD, ADEL

    At a recent meeting I was asked if I was aware of progress of the proposed work at the Co-op and the temporary provision that would be put in place. Set out below is the response from the Co-op: “Dear Cllr The Plan is for the works to start in June and finish in November.…

  • POLICE ALERT – CRIME PREVENTION

    I have received the latest police alert, below: “There has been a significant increase in residential burglaries throughout Adel & Wharfedale. Your local Neighbourhood Policing Team are doing everything they can to try catch these individuals. In fact we have initiated Project ‘Strike-Back’, which is a burglary reduction initiative that uses multiple police agencies to…

  • BUS SERVICE CHANGES INFIRMARY STREET AND PARK ROW

    Please find below information regarding bus service changes in Infirmary Street and Park Row that start on Sunday 23 February 2020.   “The works are part of the Connecting Leeds programme that will provide an improved environment for pedestrians, cyclists and for public transport users.  Infirmary Street works are scheduled to be completed in December…

  • RECONFIGURATION OF ASDA AT HOLT PARK – UPDATE

    Please find below information I have been sent in respect of the ongoing reconfiguration of Asda at Holt Park. “The works have now moved into the second phase the compound has been set up in the car park to the front of the shop. Demolition work has commenced.  The majority of the machinery and material  stored…

  • PROPOSED CLOSURE OF ADEL GP SURGERY, LONG CAUSEWAY – CONSULTATION PHASE

    As you will be aware from previous posts the surgery is consulting on closing the Adel branch of the practice. They have provided the following information: “We will be holding two public meetings (one on an evening and one in the afternoon) to give our patients the opportunity to discuss this proposed change with representatives…

  • SAVE TIME DOWN THE LINE – WITNESS STATEMENTS OVER THE PHONE

    Saving Time Down the Line West Yorkshire Police Link #SavingTimeDownTheLine If you have witnessed a crime the police are now offering the option of giving your witness statement over the phone. This means you don’t have to wait in for a visit or attend a police station. This will be faster and more convenient for…

  • MET OFFICE WARNINGS – FLOODING

    I have received this message very late on Friday 21st February Met Office Warning / Flood Guidance Statement – UPDATE 3 For awareness, Flood Warnings issued for River Wharfe as follows: River Wharfe at Billams Hill and riverside properties between Otley and Pool. Flooding is expected for: Properties on Billams Hill, The Sewage Works and…

  • YORK GATE GARDEN – VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

    I recently went to York Gate to see the development they are carrying out. I was asked if I would send out a message to recruit some volunteers to help at York Gate . Details below including Volunteer Open Day: “We have volunteer roles available in the cafe, shop, plant sales & admissions. Volunteer with…