Category: Environment

  • 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…

  • FLY TIPPING – FIXED PENALTY NOTICES (FPNs) ISSUED

    I have been advised by Environmental Enforcement that the following actions and Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) have been issued to residents :          A resident at Holtdale Rd has been issued with a £300 FPN.   Another resident at  Holtdale Rd has been interviewed under caution and a prosecution pack is being prepared.          A resident…

  • HOLT LANE PLAY AREA

    I received a report that 4 youths were seen running from the Holt Lane play area after setting fire to the swings. I took this up with the police and with Parks & Countryside and I have received the responses below. From the Area Officer Parks & Countryside to the Anti-Social Behaviour Unit  “We are…