Archive for Month: April 2020

  • LATEST COUNCIL COVID-19 UPDATE 30TH APRIL

    See latest update below. “Let me begin by updating you on the national impact of the virus, confirming yesterday’s figures announced by government and covered in the media, which reported 165,221 confirmed cases, with sadly a total of 26,097 deaths since the outbreak began. In terms of the global position, as of the 29th April…

  • LATEST COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

    Please find below a precis of the latest update from the Local Government Association. “Dear Colleague, Today’s Ministerial updates Today’s Number 10 Press Conference was led by the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab. He was joined by the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Jonathan Van Tam, and the Medical Director at Public…

  • Neighbourhood Watch Our News May 2020 Enewsletter

    I have been sent the latest Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter, below: “Dear supporters, Neighbourhood Watch’s May 2020 eNewsletter is published.  Click here to read it. This month’s edition looks at how neighbours are supporting their communities across England and Wales – from setting up a Calling Tree to providing shopping to the elderly, vulnerable or self-isolating. It highlights…

  • Tinshill area – Proposed Traffic Regulation Order

    Please find below information that may be of interest to you, in italics.  If you would like a copy of the plan please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk and I will send you an electronic copy. If you have any comments I would be pleased to receive them,  however there will be formal public consultation in…

  • Church Lane, Adel – Consultation on proposed Zebra Crossing

    I have received the information below, in italics. As you may be aware I have been pressing for this for some time along with the Neighbourhood Forum and local residents and parents of schoolchildren using the route to school across Bedquilts. If you would like a copy of the plan that is available please email…

  • SPARE TESTING CAPACITY CURRENTLY AT TEMPLE GREEN PARK & RIDE TEST SITE

    I have just been sent this information which may be of help to you if you or someone you know/family needs a Test. Temple Green is the Park & Ride site on the east side of Leeds just off  J 44 of the M1, see link below for directions. For booking a test there is…

  • LATEST COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

    Please find below the latest Local Government Association COVID-19 update. “Dear Councillor Anderson, On 18 April the Government announced a further £1.6 billion of non-ringfenced funding for local government to help them deal with the immediate impacts of COVID-19. This evening, the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has confirmed how this will be…

  • LATEST OPAL NEWSLETTER

    I have been sent the latest OPAL newsletter and the information below. If you would like a pdf copy of the newsletter please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk Welcome to OPAL’s May/June newsletter. Thank you to the many people who are volunteering, donating and/or fundraising for us – it is heart-warming to see so many people…

  • LATEST COUNCIL COVID-19 Update – 28th April 2020

    The latest Covid-19 update from the Council is below. “In terms of national context, as of the 27th April 2020 there have been 157,149 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK, an increase of 4,310 in the last 24 hours. Sadly, the number of confirmed hospital deaths in the UK to date is 21,092 an…

  • EVALUATION OF PLAYSTREETS REPORT 2020

    I have received a report today (email me if you want a pdf copy – barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk) from the Council on the Evaluation of Playstreets which may be of interest to you. During lockdown residents have contacted me about this topic as it has led them to think about this. I have also received emails highlighting…