Category: Streetscene – cleansing etc.

  • ARTHINGTON COMMUNITY SKIP AVAILABLE – FRIDAY 6TH TO MONDAY 9TH APRIL

    The Outer North West Area Committee funds skips for community clean ups. A request has been made and approved for a maxi skip in Arthington for a community spring clean taking place from Friday 6th to Monday 9th April. Once again the people of Arthington have shown they take a great pride in their area…

  • TROLLEYS FROM ASDA ON THE HOLT PARK ESTATE

    On Friday 8th December I met with Asda, this meeting included a number of their managers plus the Council’s local Environmental Action Officer to discuss a number of concerns. In particular the issue of stray trolleys around the area. The following action points were agreed: Asda would provide additional extra signage around the perimeter and…

  • ASDA TROLLEYS

    See update below from the Environmental Action Officer at the Council in respect of the Asda Trolleys: “I did have my meeting with the new GSM (General Store Manager) at ASDA today and he informed me that they have deciding on using the magnetic strip system rather than the pound coin system for releasing the…

  • ASDA TROLLEYS

    Please find below a further update in respect of the Trolleys at Asda following the Environmental Action Officer’s meeting today with the General Store Manager (GSM):  “Dear Councillor Anderson,  I have had a meeting this morning with the soon to be, new GSM of ASDA Holt Park regarding the problem with trolleys being left on…

  • ASDA TROLLEYS

    Please find below a response to the issue I have raised with the Environmental Action officer following the recent removal of the coin operation system on the Asda trolleys.  “Dear Councillor Anderson, I have spoken to the GSM of ASDA this afternoon about the issue of their shopping trolleys being taken from their store and…

  • DEVELOPMENT AT FORMER LAWNSWOOD GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

    I have received complaints from residents about mud on the highway which I took up with the Planning Enforcement officer. He has responded to me as follows:  “Dear Cllr Barry Anderson  Case Number: 17/00179/NCP3  About: Non-compliance with condition 19: means of preventing mud on the highway   Site At: Former Site Of Government Buildings Otley Road…

  • SAVE THE DATE – COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP WORKSHOP – 23rd FEBRUARY 2017

    A Street Cleansing workshop for residents and residents groups has been arranged for the above date. It is proposed this will run between 10am and 2pm at Pudsey Civic Centre. Details below. Let me know if you would be interested in attending and if you would be interested in attending if the date and time…

  • Suspicious activity – scrap metal collectors

    I have received a message from a local resident who was concerned about the amount of vans being driven around the area looking for scrap metal, and whether these would be authorised dealers as scrap metal was seen to be taken from gardens. I took this up with the police and their response is set…

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT

    As a North West Community Committee Environmental Champion I recently received a briefing note detailing what policies the Council had put in place since 2014 to deal with waste. Back in January 2014 it was agreed that one bin would be provided for each of the three waste streams, grey, green and brown, per household…

  • GARDEN AND ALLOTMENT BONFIRES

    I often get asked about the legality of residents having bonfires in their gardens and what can be done about these. The Council has a Bonfire Guidelines leaflet which explains that “it is a common misconception that there are specific byelaws prohibiting garden bonfires or specifying times they can be lit – there aren’t. However…