Recent News

  • BUS SERVICE CHANGES – WORKS ON THE HEADROW – FROM SEPTEMBER

    I received the information below from the Bus Services Team at West Yorkshire Combined Authority: “Please find below a briefing note relating to the east bound closure of The Headrow from Sunday 1st September 2019 until Autumn 2020. The closure is part of Connecting Leeds which is a public transport focussed programme of works to…

  • ADEL BEER FESTIVAL – FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST TO SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER

    As you may be aware the Adel Beer Festival  takes place from Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September in the Adel War Memorial Hall and grounds, Church Lane, Adel. The Programme is as follows: Friday 30th August- 6pm to 11pm Saturday 31st August 1pm to 11pm Sunday 1st September (Family Funday) 12 noon onwards There…

  • BURGLARY PREVENTION ADVICE

    This is the latest “Alert” from the West Yorkshire Community Alert bulletin from the Police: “Burglars are opportunists and quite often houses are broken into because attractive items such as laptops, ipads, phones, car keys, jewellery or cash are on view through your window. It is high unlikely that a burglar will attempt to break in if…

  • FORTHCOMING ROAD CLOSURES

    You may be interested in the information below, in case you are in any of these areas. “Please find our programme to finish off the defective surface dressing from 2 years ago . Attached are sites to be done and the traffic management involved , metro have been informed , I’m sending you this programme…

  • SECTION 116 HIGHWAYS ACT 1980 – STOPPING UP ORDER & WALKWAY AGREEMENT – ASDA HOLT PARK, UNNAMED FOOTPATH, LEEDS, LS16 7RY

    I have received information in relation to a “Stopping Up” Order.See below, just in case you have  a view in respect of this Legal process. If you would like a copy of the plan referred to, please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk The term ‘stopping up‘ means that once such an order is made, the highway…

  • KING’S CROSS STATION REMODELLING PROGRAMME

    See below, which may be of interest if you are travelling by rail on the 24th/25th August. “Dear colleague, I am writing on behalf of London North Eastern Railway (LNER) regarding significant Network Rail engineering works due to take place this summer which will impact the rail services used by customers in your network.   Of particular…

  • WARD CRIME FIGURES 29th JULY TO 7th AUGUST

    Please find below the latest crime figures for the Ward. Adel Robbery – none Burglary St Helens Lane – overnight suspects have tried to gain entry to the property by trying to hook keys through the cat flap. They have been unsuccessful however the CCTV images are excellent. Enquiries are ongoing. Oaklands Avenue – during…

  • DYNELEY ARMS – HIGHWAY RECONFIGURATION PROPOSALS – UPDATE

    As you may be aware there are proposals to reconfigure the Dyneley Arms junction. I have received the following update to questions and queries raised with Officers: “We have investigated the issues you have raised and have included some further information below. We have considered a number of options for an improvement scheme at this…

  • DYNELEY ARMS PUBLIC HOUSE

    I received a number of enquiries from residents asking what was happening with the Dyneley Arms pub at the Pool Bank crossroads. I wrote to Samuel Smith Brewery in Tadcaster and have today received a letter from the Area Manager who has advised that unfortunately they have been unable to recruit a management couple to…

  • EPICORMIC GROWTH AROUND THE BASES OF TREES

    I have received the information below from Forestry. Mainly this affects lime trees in the Adel area, particularly on The Drive but there will be other areas. “The Forestry department is experiencing more and more calls regarding the excessive growth (epicormic) around the bases of trees, especially lime trees. Our direct operations staff are covering…