Category: Parks & Countryside

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • PUBLIC FOOTPATH TO PAUL’S POND FROM THE GOLF COURSE

    I have been in contact with the Council’s Public Rights of Way manager in respect of information I received from a local resident, as follows: “Where the public footpath crosses the golf course and enters the woods at Paul’s Pond, there is a narrow, sloping part to the path that is presenting problems for most…

  • TRAVELLERS, BEDQUILTS – LATEST UPDATE

    Set out below are the most recent responses to the questions I raised yesterday with the various interested partners as we enter the clean-up phase following their departure. Leeds City Council Housing: Cllr Anderson – Leeds Beckett secured a possession order yesterday which was enforced today.  The G&T (Gypsy & Traveller) team have not yet…