Category: Environment

  • Holt Park Public Space Survey Works

    I have been made aware of the information below, this afternoon, in relation to the work for the provision of the Extra Care Housing: “We would like to make you aware that Solmek groundworks will be on site at the public space behind Asda at Holt Park on Friday 25th September to undertake intrusive surveys.…

  • NATIONAL RECYCLE WEEK

    I have received the information below: Happy National Recycle Week! Thanks for carrying on recycling, despite the challenges that have been thrown at us this year. 9 out of 10 households say that they regularly recycle but around 15% of the stuff in an average black bin could have been recycled! Did you know you…

  • RECENT LITTERING FINES

    I have just been advised of the following: 30th June 2020 Driver of a black Land Rover, caught on dash cam by member of the public, discarding a cigarette butt from his vehicle on the A6120 at Horsforth.  £100 littering fine issued, now paid. 9th September 2020 Resident of Holtdales, fined £200 for failing in…

  • 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  

  • ISSUES WITH MUD AND LARGE VOLUMES OF LORRIES IN CONNECTION WITH TAYLOR WIMPEY’S SITE AT MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM

    A large number of residents have raised concerns about the number of wagons queueing to get into the Taylor Wimpey site and also the amount of mud on surrounding roads. The response from the Site Manager to me taking these issues up with him is below: “Regarding the recent complaints of silty water on the…

  • LATEST LEEDS CLIMATE NEWSLETTER

    Set out below is the content and links in the latest Leeds Climate Newsletter: Welcome back to the #LeedsClimate newsletter from Leeds City Council’s Climate Emergency and Air Quality Team. We hope you are keeping safe and well. In this edition of the newsletter—which marks World Environment Day—we’re highlighting all of the work that has…

  • HOLT LANE – CONSULTATION ON GREENWAY

    You may remember a few years ago I consulted with residents about making Holt Lane, from the junction with Holt Road to the junction with Cookridge Lane (effectively the part that runs parallel to the golf course), into a “Greenway” for pedestrians and cyclists only and residents access to the houses on Holt Lane itself.…

  • FAQ update Environmental issues – Leeds City Council

    Please find below Frequently Asked Questions information which  focuses on environmental issues. Context for decisions On 23rd March, the Government announced people could no longer leave their homes unless it fell into one of the following four categories: (a) for medical reasons, (b) for essential shopping, (c) to travel to work if unable to work…

  • BROWN BINS AND RECYCLING CENTRES UPDATE

    Please find below the latest update on the brown bin service, the opening of Ellar Ghyll site and performance of the household waste sites in general. Recycling Centres Update In the first 2 weeks of reopening over 30,000 bookings have been made! Feedback has been really good; most importantly customers are feeling safe, as well…

  • Moseley Wood Development

    See latest response from Taylor Wimpey as a result of recent issues raised by local residents: “[The Site Manager] has spoken to the contractors entering site to remind them of the importance of the travel routes and to be responsible when they are entering and leaving the development.  We do understand the frustrations of local…