Category: Parks & Countryside

  • Public footpath from Cookridge Golf Course onto Holt Lane

    Please find below an update from the Public Rights of Way officer on the maintenance of the above path following representation on behalf of a local resident: “I can confirm that I have now met with the Secretary and Greenkeeper at Cookridge Hall Golf Club to look at the footpaths across the course with them.…

  • CONSULTATION “TOWARDS A LEEDS PARKS AND GREEN SPACES STRATEGY 2020-2030” – CLOSES 28TH FEBRUARY

    Please find below a link to the Council’s consultation document “Towards a Leeds Parks & Green Spaces Strategy 2020-2030” . The consultation runs until 28th  February 2020. https://www.leeds.gov.uk/your-council/consultations-and-feedback/parks-and-countryside-consultations The Aims of the Strategy are: To identify a clear and simple vision for the public parks and green spaces in Leeds To identify clear priorities for…

  • POCKET PARKS FUNDING

    Please find below a link to information on funding for Pocket Parks. You can paste this in to your browser. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/1-million-funding-for-communities-to-create-their-own-pocket-parks    

  • 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…

  • NEW PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDERS (PSPOs)

    Following extensive consultation a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in relation to dog control matters and smoking in children’s play areas is now in place. There are new requirements in addition to the previous ones of which many have been carried forward:  A new city-wide requirement that anyone in charge of a dog must…

  • TRAVELLERS ON BEDQUILTS – LATEST UPDATE

    2 updates just received: From the University “A further update on Travellers at Bedquilts.  The papers have been filed at court and we have been listed for a hearing on Monday which means we will be serving notice on the group at the site today. As the proceedings have been issued against “Persons Unknown” they…

  • TRAVELLERS – LATEST UPDATE

    I have received the update below from the police (WYP):  “I have attended the recreation ground this evening and spoken with the travellers who haven’t given an indication as to how long they intend to remain, however it does appear that some are from the previous site on the university ground near to Weetwood police…

  • TRAVELLERS ON BEDQUILTS

    As you may already be aware there are a group of Travellers back on Bedquilts. The chronology of the situation is as follows: I notified the Police, Leeds University (LU), Beckett University( BU), Parks & Countryside and the Traveller Service (TS) at the Council just before 4pm today. 4.02pm BU advise me they were not…

  • FRIENDS OF BREARY MARSH

    I have been asked to promote the establishment of a “Friends of Breary Marsh”  group. The Senior Ranger in Parks & Countryside who is setting this up has advised as follows: “I am writing in regard to the Meanwood Valley: Wilderness on your Doorstep project.  The main aim of this project is to encourage local people…

  • 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…