Category: Environment

  • FLOODING, AROUND THE MILLER HOMES SITE, BRAMHOPE

    I have recently had  a lot of correspondence about the flooding that has been occurring in this part of Bramhope. Set out below are 3 replies I have received: From Operational Supervisor for Gully Cleansing advising: Dear Councillor Anderson Thank you for your email. I really appreciate that the residents in this area must be very…

  • FLOODING IN MILLCROFT, POOL

    You may be interested in the email below which is in response to flooding issues you may be aware of in Pool during the recent heavy rain. “We are already aware of this incident as it had been reported by neighbours. My colleague and I visited the area on September 13th and spoke to the…

  • THE BIG LEEDS CLIMATE CONVERSATION

    As you may be aware Leeds City Council recently passed a motion at Council declaring a Climate Emergency in the city. As a result of this they are now carrying out what they are calling “The Big Leeds Climate Conversation”. The link to the information behind this is below.   https://news.leeds.gov.uk/big-leeds-climate-conversation-begins/   If you would…

  • FLY TIPPING – FIXED PENALTY ISSUED

    See information below, which may be of interest which I have received from Environmental Enforcement:  “The new Household Duty Of Care fixed penalty notice, has been issued to a Cookridge resident (£200). She had paid a white van man, who fly tipped [this waste] on Pinfold Lane.  This will be a useful deterrent for us…

  • Pre Planning Consultation 23992 – Upgrade to 5G Telecomms Equipment

    I have received correspondence in relation to an upgrade to 5G Equipment locally. “Dear Councillor, Re: Preliminary Inquiry – Old Bramhope, Off A658 Pool Bank, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1ET EE and Hutchinson are in the process of upgrading a number of sites in the UK predominantly to make them 5G. This upgrade process will…

  • BLOCKED GULLIES ON THE A658 DYNELEY ARMS

    I received notification of an issue with several blocked gullies on the A658 around the Dyneley Arms junction. The main drain is blocked and overflowing on the road itself and there is raw sewage plus nappies, toilet paper etc. spread over the road and flowing down towards the junction. The gullies also remain blocked. I…

  • GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN

    I have received the following update in respect of the forthcoming Great British Spring Clean:- “I’m just writing to let you know that once again Leeds City Council will be supporting volunteer and community groups who wish to take part in the Great British Spring Clean organised by Keep Britain Tidy. Many of those who…

  • LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT – DETAILS OF NEXT PHASE OF CONSULTATION

    I have received the following information from the Council about the on going consultation events (see list at foot of the page) in respect of the airport: “We will be shortly commencing the next phase of consultation on the Leeds Bradford Airport Transport Links. The consultation will launch on the 18th Feb at which time the website and…

  • CLEAN AIR – UPDATE ON ACTIONS BEING TAKEN

    I have been sent the information below by way of an update on the Council’s activity to tackle air pollution: “I am writing to update you on Leeds City Council’s plans to tackle air pollution and protect the health of everyone in Leeds.   Regardless of where we live, working in Leeds means that we…

  • LITTER FREE ADEL – EVENTS COMING UP

    I have received the information below from Sandra McLean, organiser of Litter Free Adel. I will publish the further information when I have it. Sunday 27th January – Holt Lane from 10.00 am.  Further details to follow. Saturday 2nd February – Litter walk along Otley Road from the Ring Road to the Lawnswood Arms.  Further…