Archive for Month: May 2020

  • LATEST COUNCIL COVID-19 UPDATE – 31ST MAY

    Please find below the latest Council Covid-19 update: On Thursday, the Prime Minister announced that the Government’s 5 tests are being met, giving the green light for a new stage of the lockdown to begin from Monday, with primary schools opening to more pupils, some retail re-opening and more freedom for people to meet up…

  • COUNCIL’S LATEST ECONOMIC BRIEFING NOTE

    Please find below a precis of the latest Economic Briefing Note. Headlines The discretionary grant scheme for businesses is to launch on Monday 1st June 2020, which will see LCC awarding grants to businesses and charities across the city who have not already benefited from COVID-19 funding. Eligible applicants will need to occupy a property,…

  • LATEST SINGLE ISSUE GOV.UK COVID-19 UPDATES

    Please find below the links to the latest single issue Gov.uk Covid updates. Emergency active travel fund: local transport authority allocations Page summary Funding allocations for emergency active travel schemes for local authorities in the region of the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Government publishes SAGE minutes Page summary The Government Office for…

  • PLANNING APPLICATION 19/02597 – MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM PHASE 2 SITE

    I have sent out a number of emails about the Phase 2 site at Moseley Wood Bottom, e.g. starting work on site etc., the official planning approval has just been updated on the portal with the officer report and the decision. The permission was granted on 1st May. A link to both documents is below.…

  • West Yorkshire Combined Authority – Transport Update

    I have been sent the information below: “The current situation is very challenging for transport and I thought it worthwhile giving you a brief update as to where things are this weekend. I am aware that many of you need to know how this is affecting your area and I have asked officers at WYCA…

  • LATEST COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

    Set out below is the latest Covid-19 update from the Local Government Association. “Dear Cllr Barry Anderson This evening’s Number 10 Press Conference – Jobs Retention Scheme This evening’s Number 10 Press Conference was led by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. He was joined by Professor Stephen Powis, the National Medical Director for NHS England. Mr…

  • Notification of Proposed Tree Works over next 14 days – Adel & Wharfedale

    I have been sent this today from the Council’s Forestry Team: “We at the Forestry Section of Parks and Countryside understand that  necessary works undertaken by the council to our trees can be an emotive subject and at times may cause some distress to members of public. We appreciate that this may place an unnecessary…

  • Coronavirus – important information people and communities – May 29, 2020

    I have recdived the information below. Dear resident, We hope you’re staying safe and keeping well. This week we are bringing you important information on how lockdown measures will be eased safely in Leeds. Leeds city centre reopening Following the Government’s announcement that businesses and non-essential shops can open from 15 June, we are working…

  • Bramhope – Planned Traffic Management A660

    I have received the following notification from the Highways Engineer working on the highways scheme for the A660 outside the Miller Homes site: “Please note the following planned traffic management for the next few weeks in Bramhope. 1. Closure of the entrance/exit to The Poplars at its junction with the A660 Leeds Road from 8th…

  • Covid-19 Scam Alert issue 9 29th May

    I have received the latest West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert. I have put the text from it below: “This weekly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected. There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to…