Category: Parks & Countryside

  • 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…

  • LATEST UPDATE ON TRAVELLERS – BEDQUILTS

    I have received a number of updates this morning: From Leeds City Council – Principal Manager, Outreach, Leeds Housing Options “Good Morning We have been advised that our usual High Court bailiff has received instructions to assist Leeds Beckett University with the eviction of Travellers from Bedquilts, this will take place today after he has…

  • LATEST UPDATE ON TRAVELLERS ON BEDQUILTS

    I was advised by the Traveller Liaison officer today of the following: “Cllr Anderson,    The Travellers should be gone today, the notices served on Friday gave them until today to vacate the land.” As a result of it being apparent that the Travellers are still on site I have sent the following email below to…

  • LATEST UPDATE ON THE TRAVELLERS ON BEDQUILTS

    Latest update on the situation with the Travellers on Bedquilts, see below from the Police:  “Good Morning Councillor, Just to update you, the University are in Court Monday morning, that being the 14th August, to apply for the order. This should be granted and be effective from that date. I cannot see why the court…

  • TRAVELLERS ON BEDQUILTS – UPDATE

    The most recent updates on the situation are as follows: Update 1 The land where they are currently situated belongs to Leeds Beckett University. In terms of how access was gained: to the best of my knowledge the lock appears to have been broken on the barrier, both the police and the University have investigated…

  • TRAVELLERS ON BEDQUILTS – TUESDAY 8TH AUGUST

    As you may be aware by now there are a group of travellers on Bedquilts. I have been in touch with a number of bodies to ask what is happening and set out below are the responses to date. I will post further updates as and when I receive them. From the Police Councillor, Juts…

  • SLABBERING BABY – UPDATE

    I recently received the following update in respect of the work to restore the Slabbering Baby. “Councillor, Following a meeting today we took  a decision that it would advisable to hold off restoring the Slabbering Baby until the Spring of 2017. The reason for this is the use of lime mortar, which is best done…

  • PAUL’S POND UPDATE

    I have received an update on Paul’s Pond from the Country Parks officer, as follows: “Thanks for your e-mail concerning the extended closure of Paul’s Pond and Breary Marsh. As stated in the “Important Notice” attached to the barriers around the aforementioned sites the works will include path re-instatement. We are extending the closure of…

  • PAUL’S POND – UPDATE

    This is the latest update on Paul’s Pond from the Country Parks Office: “We are in the final stages of the repairs to the leaking dam at Paul’s Pond and are working towards completing them by the 14th October. There may be some remedial work after this date, but if health and safety requirements allow it,…

  • SLABBERING BABY FEATURE- ADEL WOODS – UPDATE

    Further to previous information I have now received the update below. As requested Cllr. Caroline Anderson and I will be providing £200 from our MICE funding to help with the costs of the repair. “Councillor, A while back you raised the state of the slabbering baby in Adel Wood and whether anything could be done…