Archive for Month: August 2020

  • REOPENING OF COMMUNAL LOUNGES IN SHELTERED ACCOMMODATION

    I have received the following message in respect of Communal Lounges in Sheltered Accommodation.  “Housing Services are taking steps to gradually re-open communal lounges in Retirement Life sheltered accommodation schemes, in line with Covid-secure guidelines, to give tenants the opportunity to socialise as we move into autumn. The briefing is below: As you will recall,…

  • LEEDS CLEAN AIR ZONE

    Last week I advised that the future of the Leeds Clean Air Zone is under review with central Government.  If you are interested in the briefing note and the Q & A on this subject please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk  

  • COVID-19 Update from Leeds City Council – 29 August

    Below is the latest Covid update from the Council. Today’s briefing focuses on preparations for schools returning, with a range of other national and local updates. A huge amount of work continues across all our services and partnerships to support the affected areas and cohorts. We need to maintain our focus on safety, doing all…

  • LATEST COUNCIL ECONOMIC BRIEFING

    Please find below the Council’s latest Economic Briefing. Purpose of Report This briefing note provides an update on the Leeds economy during the course of this week, including policy announcements from Government, work undertaken by Leeds City Council and an analysis of business and sector information across the Leeds economy. Headlines The Institute for Fiscal…

  • Police Speed check deployment – 13th- 28th August 2020

    Please find details below of speed check deployment within the ward: ADEL Mobile speed gun observations completed on Long Causeway. One vehicle spoken to due to excessive speed. SID observation on Sir George Martin Drive. 4 vehicle’s witnessed in excess of 20mph limit. Warning letters sent to all involved.  BRAMHOPE  Mobile SID deployment Moor Lane.…

  • Leeds Road through Bramhope – New Road Layout on Tuesday 1st September planned

    Please find below the latest update I have received from Highways in connection with the highways works for the Miller Homes development. The area of carriageway and footway, (on Leeds Road at its junction with The Poplars) which have been cordoned off for the last few months, will be reopened next Tuesday 1st September 1.…

  • POOR ROAD SAFETY IN POOL

    I have been advised that there was yet another accident in the village yesterday. I have issued the statement below to Highways, the Police and the Local Press. “I am told there was a serious accident in Pool again last night. I am not too interested in the cause, I am more interested in the…

  • OPAL – LEEDS 16 NEIGHBOURHOOD NETWORK WOULD LIKE NEW MEMBERS

    I know many of you will already be aware of our wonderful local Neighbourhood Network, OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality), who were formerly based at Holt Park in the shop units at the back of the mall but have in the last few years moved to the now beautifully renovated former Bedford Arms…

  • PLANNING APPEAL UPDATE – LAND SOUTH OF POOL ROAD – TAYLOR WIMPEY

    I have received an update by way of a letter from the Planning Inspector on the Planning Appeal made by Taylor Wimpey regarding the above site: “Dear Councillor TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 – Appeal Made By Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd Site Address Land South Of Pool Road Pool In Wharfedale Otley LS21 Description…

  • LATEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION COVID UPDATE

    The latest Local Government Association Update is below: “Late on Friday the Government announced £588 million funding to support people needing additional follow-on care after they have been discharged from hospital. This funding – on top of existing council and clinical commissioning group funds – is part of updated guidance about hospital discharge. It will help to…