Category: Environment

  • 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…

  • TEMPORARY FOOTPATH CLOSURE – LEEDS PUBLIC FOOTPATH NO.60 (PART), ADEL LEEDS

    I have received the information below which refers to the footpath from Church Lane through to Bedquilts opposite Holt Close. ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 SECTION 14(2) ROAD TRAFFIC (TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) ACT 1991 LEEDS CITY COUNCIL (LEEDS PUBLIC FOOTPATH NO.60 (PART), ADEL LEEDS) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF USE) NOTICE 2018 Please see attached Notice in respect…

  • PUBLIC FOOTPATH TO LING BOB FARM

    I have received the update below from the Public Rights of Way Enforcement Officer in respect of the above:  “I met with a representative for the landowner today on site. We discussed re-instating the footpath and improvements for the future, and I was satisfied that this work will be carried out when the weather allows.…

  • FERAL PIGEONS

    The Council has produced a Pest Information Leaflet about Feral Pigeons which are now common in many urban areas. They feed on scraps of food discarded by humans and spillages from food outlets. Feeding these pigeons just attracts more to the location. They breed throughout the year with incubation just 18 days. These pigeons are…

  • Park off Holt Lane, Leeds LS16

    A resident recently raised the following issues: “Is it possible for something to be done to improve the surface of the path around the park (known as Devil’s park) off Holt Lane, Leeds 16? The surface around the park desperately needs improving and whether wet or dry the entrance from Holt Lane is invariably slippy…

  • HAVE YOUR SAY ON LEEDS CITY COUNCIL’S CONSULTATION ON PROPOSALS TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION

    You may have received, or will shortly be receiving through your letterbox a small light blue card in respect of the Council’s consultation on proposals to reduce air pollution. The proposals will affect buses, HGVs, taxis and private hire vehicles. To have your say on these proposals go to www.leeds.gov.uk/airqualityconsultation DEFRA recently named Leeds as…

  • PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDERS (PSPOs)

    A consultation is currently running on proposed changes to dog controls and the proposal to prohibit smoking in children’s play areas. The public survey is now live and can be accessed via the link below:-  www.leeds.gov.uk/AdditionalDogControlsConsultation  Our Cleaner Neighbourhoods team want the consultation to reach as many residents as possible.  

  • PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDERS

    Please find below details of a public consultation that you may be interested in participating in. “Dear Environmental Champions,  Please find attached a link in relation to the public and member consultation on proposed changes to dog controls and the proposal to prohibit smoking in children’s play area. The public survey is now live and…

  • BONFIRES

    I am often asked about the rules regarding bonfires. The Council’s Environmental Health Manager has advised as follows:  “There are no set times when someone can have a bonfire. The general approach is that it’s preferable and more environmentally friendly to compost at home or take garden waste to a recycling site. However one or…

  • AIR QUALITY SURVEY

    I’ve been sent this  if you would like to take part: “Dear colleagues,  We are currently undertaking some research with Leeds Beckett University to find out the views and thoughts of people and businesses around Leeds on air quality.  We now have a live link to the survey which has been put together to meet…