Category: Trees

  • TREES

    One of the questions I put forward at the last Full Council meeting on 13th September was in respect of trees, as set out below: Q         Will the Executive member with responsibility for the Environment please consider instructing our Tree Officers to have some leeway in allowing our constituents lives to be made brighter…

  • TREES – CORNER OF ST. HELENS LANE/ADEL LANE JUNCTION

    I met recently with a local resident to look at the problems being caused by the basal growth and some of the low branches on sight lines at the above junction. I took this up with the Arboricultural Officer who has advised as follows: “The trees identified on the junction of St Helen Lane and…

  • TREES

    One of the top topics we get in our correspondence regularly are complaints about overgrown and potentially dangerous trees. There is a huge backlog of work waiting to be carried out on trees in north Leeds. At the last Full Council meeting I raised a question about it and was told that there are 114…

  • TREE GUIDELINES

    I have received the information below from the Natural Environmental Manager, Parks & Countryside which may be of interest to you. “Our new publication, Tree Guidelines for the management of Leeds City Council’s trees, is now available to download from Council’s website. See link below: http://www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/Pages/Forestry.aspx I hope that this document will provide a valuable guide…

  • TREES – CHURCH LANE

    I was recently asked the following question by a local resident: “Trees have been pruned and FELLED on Church Lane, adjacent the last property on the DWH site. One of the trees had a trunk diameter in excess of 3 feet. Previous planted saplings have also been damaged. Can you please tell me who instigated…

  • TREES – ST. HELENS LANE

    At a recent Street Surgery I was asked about the trees on St. Helens Lane where they have formed a canopy above the highway around the St. Helens Gardens area. The concern is darkness and the different light standard for drivers which I am advised has led to near misses in the area. I took…

  • TREES AT BODINGTON

    I have received the information below from the Principal Planner, Planning Services. I would welcome any comments you may have. “Dear Councillor, Please note that the emails below. As part of the Bodington Hall redevelopment the Council will adopt the existing internal access road that serves the site from Otley Road. This access road needs to…

  • Welcoming Protection for Adel Trees

    I welcome the news that a Tree Preservation Order TPO) on Otley Road, initially introduced on a provisional six-month basis, has been made permanent. The trees at Adel Willows will now be subject to protection of the TPO, which means that it is an offence to cut down, top, lop, uproot, wilfully damage or wilfully…

  • UPDATE ON TREES, LONG CAUSEWAY

    A number of residents have been in touch as a result of the extensive tree works being done on Long Causeway to ask when the replanting will be done. I have set out below the update I have received. “Dear Councillor Anderson As previously advised, the replanting has been  conditioned to commence” in the next…