Archive for Month: April 2020

  • JOURNEYS

    A number of residents have raised concerns with me that they cannot get access locally to products that they need and that are essential but they are available in other parts of Leeds and have asked if car journeys for this purpose are OK. On the opposite side of the argument some residents have been…

  • GRASS CUTTING DURING COVID-19

    Please find below an update on grass cutting during this period. [Grass Cutting contractors] are still at work and we have at least daily liaison with them regarding staff headcount and work prioritisation. Like LCC they have seen a drop in attendance and have introduced distancing measures that mirror ours. All this has reduced capacity…

  • COUNCIL UPDATE COVID-19 – 3RD APRIL

    Here is today’s update: “Yesterday there was a large increase in the number of deaths across the UK. These were people who were infected before the lockdown and unfortunately the rise is not unexpected. As of 9am on 2 April 163,194 people had been tested nationally, of which 33,718 were confirmed positive. Of those hospitalised…

  • STREET LIGHTING WORKS CONTINUING DURING COVID-19

    Please find below information from the Principal Engineer in Street Lighting regarding street lighting work that is going to continue during this period: “I am writing to you because street lighting works will continue within your ward during the current period of lockdown. As you may be aware, the Government has made it clear that…

  • LEEDS ALERT – COVID-19 UPDATE

    See below issued today by Leeds Alert: THE KEY MESSAGE TO EVERYONE IS STILL TO STAY AT HOME Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home) If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times Wash your hands as soon…

  • CAR PARKING IN LEEDS PARKS – UPDATE

    I know a lot of residents are concerned about the decision to close car parks in the Leeds parks. I have received the further information below reinforcing this decision. “Cllr Anderson,  Thank you for your further email on this matter and apologies it’s taken me a couple of days to get back to you with a fuller explanation…

  • COVID-19 COUNCIL UPDATE – 2ND APRIL

    Please find below today’s Council Covid-19 Update. “As ever at the moment, a lot of information to share with you about both local and national developments. Let me start by updating you on the position with cases of Covid-19 in Leeds. As at 1 April, Leeds has 150 confirmed cases, an increase of 21 on…

  • COVID-19 Council Update – 1st April

    I received this, this morning. Today’s update is below – please do continue to share this information with your contacts. The briefing below will cover: National developments about “what you can and can’t do”, Asylum, Landlords and Tenants, thanks to social care workforce, emergency funding for local government, home isolation resources using British Sign Language,…

  • LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

    I have received this update last night: Stay at home, save lives Public Health England have released new British Sign Language (BSL) versions of social media resources explaining to households who suspect COVID-19 infection what to do which are now available on their Campaign Resource Centre. In addition, there are also new social distancing animations…