Category: Environment

  • EMPTYING OF STREET LITTER BINS

    I recently took up my concerns with the Director of Communities and Environment in respect of the decision that has been made not to continue collecting and emptying litter bins and also the potential impact of increased fly tipping, dog waste bags and other related issues leading to environmental health issues. When you bear in…

  • CULVERT WORK – ADJACENT TO JUBILEE COPSE, BRAMHOPE

    I have received the information below in relation to the culvert which lies near to Jubilee Copse. “I am writing to inform there is planned works on the culvert over this weekend and next Monday. Now that the culvert has been cleaned a few weeks ago, we are now ready for the next phase of…

  • The Trees Estate and Miller Homes Development, Bramhope – Update

    I have been sent the following information in relation to the above: Update on the Miller Homes site, based on information provided by Millers Homes and their contractor; The site surface water drainage has now been separated from the watercourse crossing their site following completion of the new culvert, the site now drains to the…

  • MET OFFICE WARNINGS – FLOODING

    I have received this message very late on Friday 21st February Met Office Warning / Flood Guidance Statement – UPDATE 3 For awareness, Flood Warnings issued for River Wharfe as follows: River Wharfe at Billams Hill and riverside properties between Otley and Pool. Flooding is expected for: Properties on Billams Hill, The Sewage Works and…

  • SHRUBBERY MAINTENANCE

    Please find below a link to an online map of the Council’s shrub and grass maintenance areas that are on the cutting contract. It is straightforward to use. The live map is here https://krinkels.enl-mcs.nl/portal/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=b92c7f4f16664ef5bc5194bfc1ec17bf.

  • 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…